Preposition Exercise for Practice and English Grammar Test

Choose the best answer from the bracket:

1. Ram is accused ………. theft. (at, in, of)

2. My teacher always goes to school ………. bus. (in, by, on)

3. Don’t laugh ………. the poor. (of, at, in)

4.  Surya was accused ………. theft. (for, of, in)

5. Meera met him ………. the way to work. (in, to, on, at)

6.   “What is wrong ………. you?” she asked me. (by, in, for, with)

7. She is ……….  the sari today. (at, in, by)

8. Madan married ………. an American lady. (to, with, for)

9. He was born in the USA at the turn ………. the century. (of, to, in)

10. He was an ambulance driver ………. Italy. (at, in, of)

11.  He worked as an army correspondent ………. 1945. (for, in, until)

12. An old man lived in a village ………. (at, among, with) his family.

13.  He could grow a lot of grain ………. (for, of, from) his family.

14.  My father lives in Chitwan ……….  (to, by, with, of) my mother.

15. Prakash will have finished it ………. (for, at, from, by) tomorrow.

16.  A woman struck ………. (against, at, with) me and nearly fell.

17.  He galloped away to the north in a cloud ………. (of, from, with) dust.

18. She always quarrels ………. (by, with, over, between) her husband.

19. The boy put a piece of chalk ………. (in, into, out of, from) his pocket as soon as the teacher gave him.

20. My school starts ………. 10:00 in the morning. (in, at, on)

21.  A pen is different ………. a pencil (then, from, and)

22.  “What’s wrong ……… you?” She asked me. (in, for, with)

23.   Sushila met him ……… the way to work. (in, on, at)

24. Pramod is ……… the door now. (at, in, by)

25. He writes ……… a pencil. (with, by for)

26. Hari goes to school daily. But he does not go there …… Saturday. (in/on/at)

27. My teacher always goes to school ……… bus. (in/by/on)

28. I lived in the village for twenty years. I am tired ……… (by/of/in) living there. B2

29. I prevented him ……… Speaking. (for, to, from)

30. Wisdom is the gift ……… heaven. (from, of, by)

31. He is free……… anxieties. (with, from, of)

32. She passed……… in childhood. (away, on, by)

33. Anju usually goes to school……… foot. (in, to, on)

34.  She is cutting mangoes……… her knife. (by, in, with)

35.  She went to Allahabad ……… train. (by, from, on)

36. Sohan was born ……… January 1, 1985. (on, at, in)

37. An old man lived in a village ………… his family. (at/ among/with)

38. He could grow a lot of grain……….. his family. (for/of/ from)

39. The fly is …….. the ceiling. (on/ under / below)

40. He was wounded while fighting ………. the Spanish Civil War. (until / in / at)

41. Ram is indifferent ………. me. (with/against/to)

42. He’s ………. this committee. (in, on, at)

43. There is a boy ………. the mat. (on, in, at)

44. The bird flew ………. my house, (over, on, with)

45. There are books…… his bag. (into, in, on)

46.  The water vapor changes……… water. (onto, into, in)

47.  The cat jumped…… the rat. (onto, into, over)

48. A snake is going ………. the hole, (into, in, onto)

49. Nepal lies……… India and China. (between, among, in)

50. We should be obedient… our elders. (to, of, for)