Grammar Quiz

Prepositions Quiz

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     What type of verb is the underlined word? Gale and Katniss were best friends.
      A.     Helping Verb
      B.     Linking Verb
      C.     Action Verb

I was disappointed ………….. the grade I received last week.

A. in

B. on

C. with

D. for

My birthday falls ___ the 25 of July.
a. at
b. on
c. behind
d. in

     My son’s car is in the garage.
      A.     Compound noun
      B.     Plural noun
      C.     Possessive noun
      D.     Contraction

There is a bridge _____________ the river.

A. Near
B. Across
C. On
D. Along

They go to school ___ car, but sometimes they prefer to walk.

A. In
B. With
C. By
D. On

A predicate noun renames the subject.

A. True
B. False

Where is the preposition? It was a long walk, so he began moving slowly towards the town.

A. Towards the town
B. It was a long walk
C. Began moving slowly
D. So he began

Who was the first woman pilot to fly ____________ the Atlantic?

A. through

B. across

C. beneath

D. among

Julia came all the way _______________ Russia to see her boyfriend.

A. From
B. Since
C. Before
D. In

According to the director, our salary increase is scheduled to take effect July 1.

Identify the prepositional phrase in the above:

A. To take effect
B. According to the director
C. Is scheduled

I’ll see you ____ home when I get there.

A. In
B. By
C. At

She comes to work ___ foot.
a. on
b. by
c. with
d. in

What type of verb is the underlined word? Haymitch described Katniss as hostile.
      A.     Helping Verb
      B.     Linking Verb
      C.     Action Verb

Where is the preposition? We often go fishing along the river bank.

A. River bank
B. Go fishing
C. Along the river bank
D. Often

My father gave me a big present __________ my birthday.

A. in

B. on

C. at

D. under

 Where are the sunglasses?

      A.     Their on the room.
      B.     They’re in the floor.
      C.     They are under the floor.
      D.     They are on the floor.
      E.     Their in the room.

I haven’t been to the theatre ___ a long time.

A. For
B. Since
C. From

The children are going _____ the zoo.

A. across

B. above

C. to

D. beside

The lion is jumping ____ the hoop.

A. along

B. across

C. through

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