preposition exercises with answers

Preposition Exercise – 9

  1. A rat sprang ………………………………………….. the table yesterday.
  2. That boy is tall ………………………………………….. his age.
  3. We must be loyal ………………………………………….. our country.
  4. He has disposed ………………………………………….. his house.
  5. His car collided ………………………………………….. a bus.
  6. Fish abound ………………………………………….. a bus.
  7. The ship is bound ………………………………………….. Egypt.
  8. The train is running ………………………………………….. time.
  9. Beware ………………………………………….. ferocious dogs.
  10. I heard ………………………………………….. his death yesterday.

Answers : 1. on 2. for 3. with 4. with 5. with 6. in 7. to 8. on 9. of 10. of

Preposition Exercise – 8

  1. Abstain ………………………………………….. evil and do good.
  2. The old man sat ………………………………………….. the fire.
  3. These books belong ………………………………………….. me.
  4. The crow flew ………………………………………….. her head.
  5. Be courteous ………………………………………….. all.
  6. The cat ran ………………………………………….. the road.
  7. She was disgusted ………………………………………….. like.
  8. There is a hill …………… our village.
  9. Nobody is free …………… faults.
  10. The hospital is adjacent …………… my house.

Answers :  1. From 2. By 3. to 4. over 5. to 6. on 7. with 8. above 9. from 10. To

Preposition Exercise – 7

  1. I took leave …………… him.
  2. I saw her ………… her way home.
  3. He is elder ………….. me.
  4. He lives ……………. a miserly way.
  5. I have often told you ………….. write neatly.
  6. That is enough …………….. the present.
  7. He began to work ………….. confidence.
  8. As a child, I lived ………. England.
  9. He speaks …………….. a deep voice.
  10. There is not a moment ……………….. lose.

Answers : 1. Of 2. on 3. to 4. in 5. to 6. for 7. with 8. in 9. in 10.to

Preposition Exercise – 6

  1. He alighted ………………. the train.
  2. Dirt often brings ………….. disease.
  3. The purchasing power …………….. money has depreciated.
  4. She invited me …………….. dinner.
  5. They went ………………. a ride.
  6. They walked six miles …………….. foot.
  7. He rides …………. a bicycle.
  8. Your were quite right ……………….. refuse.
  9. He does not take care …………….. his money.
  10. He is the cleverest ……………….. all.

Answers : 1. Form 2. to 3. of 4. to 5. for 6. on 7. on 8. to 9. of 10.of

Preposition Exercise – 5

  1. Do you agree ………………….. this proposal.
  2. Hard work is the key ……………….. success.
  3. He is negligent …………….. his work.
  4. He is quick ……………….. figures.
  5. She trembled ……………. fear.
  6. We wonder ……………….. their skill.
  7. Be zealous ………………. a good cause.
  8. We deal …………………. imported clothes.
  9. We complained …………….. him.
  10. Abstain ………….. evil and do good.

Answers : 1. To 2. to 3. in 4. at 5. with 6. at 7. in 8. in 9. against 10. from

Preposition Exercise – 4

  1. She reconciled ………….. her brother.
  2. Have pity …………….. the poor.
  3. He met …………….. many obstacles.
  4. Who is knocking ………………….. the door.
  5. We are indebted …………….. you for this favour.
  6. We heard ………………….. your success.
  7. I am familiar …………….. his tricks.
  8. He disposed ………………….. his old car.
  9. He is very careful ……………….. his clothes.
  10. He appealed ………….. the judgement.

Answers : 1. With 2. for 3. with 4. at 5. to 6. of 7. with 8. of 9. about 10. against

Preposition Exercise – 3

  1. Try to look …………………. the word in the dictionary.
  2. The ship is bound ………………… Japan.

Preposition Exercise – 2

  1. I had to adjust ……………….. hostel life.
  2. Get …………………. the facts.
  3. They insisted ……………….. our having dinner with them.
  4. The house is infested ……………… rats.
  5. They jeered ……………….. us.
  6. I applied …………………… a job in the factory.
  7. The book consists ……………….. ten chapters.
  8. Always keep ……………… the left.
  9. He changed ………………. his night clothes.
  10. We are open ………………. suggestions.

Answers : 1. to 2. at 3. on 4. with 5. at 6. for 7. of 8. to 9. into 10. to

Preposition Exercise – 1

  1. He was blind ………………..anger.
  2. They have respect ………………..our elders.
  3. We should refrain ………………….judging others.
  4. He felt sure …………………success.
  5. I shall attend ……………..you now.
  6. I am vexed …………………his silence.
  7. I like to dance ………………..western music.
  8. He withdrew …………………the contest.
  9. There is a ban ……………..smoking in public places.
  10. Do not indulge ………………..gossip.

Answers : 1. with 2. for 3. from 4. of 5. to 6. at 7. to 8. from 9. on 10. in

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