Prepositions

27 May 2020


Grammar explanation. When a verb is part of a longer sentence, it is often followed by a specific preposition. Practice and Check your level of preparation in questions based on prepositions.


Practice Questions For Prepositions

Q1) We are very excited __________________ our trip to Spain next week.

A) at

B) with

C) about

D) over

Solution :


Q2) I am very fond __________________ drinking green tea.

A) for

B) of

C) about

D) at

Solution :


Q3) Almost all politicians were involved __________________ the scandal.

A) in

B) at

C) with

D) from

Solution :


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Q4) At the moment, she is recovering __________________ her injuries

A) at

B) of

C) from

D) with

Solution :


Q5) A preface ...... a book introduces the book.

A) by

B) to

C) of

D) over

Solution :

A ‘preface’ is an introduction to something and the correct preposition is ‘to’.

Q6) The doctors ____a special course of antibiotics on the patient to ___the disease

A) used, relieve

B) gave, take out

C) prescribed, prove

D) administered, combat

Solution :

One does not relieve, take out or prove a disease, so for the 2nd blank, combat is correct

Q7) Their country has no mineral resources to speak __________.

A) of

B) in

C) on

D) with

Solution :

To speak ‘of’ mineral means to speak about(Not speech), Speak on means giving speech.

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Q8) hey have set out ________a journey to a hill station.

A) in

B) on

C) of

D) with

Solution :

set out’ means to begin. So correct preposition would be set out on

Q9) After the treatment, he was relieved ___________ the pain

A) for

B) of

C) from

D) with

Solution :

Relieve of is the correct idiom

Q10) My uncle apprised me ____ the incident

A) about

B) on

C) in

D) of

Solution :

Apprise is used with of. It denotes being informed

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