Preposition Quiz Part 05 l Preposition Exercises with Answers l ELP

Here is Preposition Exercises with Answers Part 05 for you!
(Preposition Quiz Part 01)
(Preposition Quiz Part 02)
(Preposition Quiz Part 03)
(Preposition Quiz Part 04)

Fill in each gap with a suitable preposition.

Christine’s cat was missing and she started looking around the house (1) _____ it. She opened her closet and looked (2) _____but the cat was not there. She went to the bedroom and crawled (3) _____the floor to look (4) _____ the bed. She searched the kitchen and
bathroom but found nothing. Since her cat could not be seen anywhere inside the house, Christine decided to go (5) _____ to give it a try. Just as she was (6) _____ to open the door,
the doorbell rang. It was her neighbour, Mrs. Chan. Mrs. Chan pointed (7) _____ the top of a nearby tree. “Look, Christine! Your cat is (8) ____ the tree!” Mrs. Chan began to describe how she found the cat. (9) _____her, she was cleaning the windows when she heard a noise coming (10) ____the tree (11) ____ her house. She looked (12) ____and
saw the cat (13) ____ one of the branches high (14) _____the ground. (15) ____ ignoring the cat, Mrs. Chan decided to tell Christine. (16) _____ Mrs. Chan’s help, Christine was able to rescue it
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Peter: The bus is supposed to come (17) ____ 8:20am and it’s already 8:30am. Jane: I hope it comes soon. I don’t want to be late. What time do you have to be (18)_____class?
Peter: My first class is (19)_____9:00 am, but my professor is never (20)_____time for class.
Jane: How lucky! My professor gives us penalty for being late. I usually arrive just (21)______ time, just before my professor starts taking marks off students who are late.
Peter: I understand it is always very hard to wake up (22)_____ the morning, especially (23)_____ Mondays.
Jane: Yes, I know. I tend to study late (24) _____ night and find it very hard to get up the next day. It gets worse (25)_____ the winter.
Peter: Oh! The bus is finally here. Let’s get (26)
_____!
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(Advanced Grammar MCQs)

• Prof. Charles Kao is one of the most prominent scientists in the world. All his students have great respect (27)____ him.
• The belief (28)
____ aliens and UFOs is absurd!
• Jessica is angry (29) ____ her boyfriend for not showing up for the movie.
• He apologized (30)
____ her (31)____ being late by treating her dinner.
• My parents are worried (32)
____ the family’s financial problems.
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(American Literature MCQs)

• Do not ask me to fix your laptop. I am not familiar (33) ____computers.
• This book belongs (34)
____ my sister.
• If you give (35) ____ now, you will never finish the project.
• Please take some time to think (36)
____ what you want to do in the future.
• Kate and Frank are in the library studying (37) ____ their test next week.
• The scientists have found the best solution (38)
____ the problem.
• The police decided to investigate the cause (39) ____ his death.
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(Summaries)

• (40)……..our study, there is a significant relationship between school shootings and playing violent video games.
• (41)……..our great effort, we failed to finish the project before the deadline.
• (42)………obtaining the government assistance, we were able to use an up-to-date sampling frame from which to select our sample.
• (43)………the economic downturns of many countries around the world, China’s economy has recorded phenomenal growth for at least five consecutive years.
• (44)……. great care and attention to details, our key projects proceeded successfully.

• (45)……..yourself, nobody thanked me.
• It is raining (46)……..the whole country.
• My car does 10 miles (47)……..the litre.
• He contributed $100,000 (48)……. the new building.
• I am (49)……..orders from the President.
• Please buy it if it’s(50)……$50.
• This problem is(51)……..any we have met before.
• We should choose peace (52)……..war.
• We flew from Paris to Bangkok (53)……. Dubai.
• You’ll forget her(54)………time.
• There is a modem(55)……..the computer.
• He lives(56)…….10 miles of his work.
• Anthony is(57)……..Rachel in the race.
• Nobody objected (58)…….you.
• (59)……..Anthony, he will arrive later.
• I have another car(60)……..this one.
• We must work strictly (61)…….the law.
• (62)…….your behaviour, I think you were wrong.

• (63)……you, I would have been on time.
• You open a door (64)…….its handle.
• My car is(65)…….your car.
• We will play tennis tomorrow,(66)……the rain.
• The cancellation was (67)…….the rain.
• He reacts bravely(68)……..danger.
• Can I pay pounds (69)…….dollars?
• I don’t like it, (70)……. what you say.
• I am writing to you (71)……..my mother.

• Is there a doctor(72)……..this plane?
• We have every drink(73)……..whisky.
• We didn’t go swimming,(74)……. the cold weather.
• She sat(75)……..the horse.
• I am(76)……..your project. I will support it.
• It was(77)………his dignity to do that.
• I can meet you(78)……….1pm and 2pm.
• Can you see someone in the distance, (79)………that house?
(Preposition Quiz Part 01)
(Preposition Quiz Part 02)
(Preposition Quiz Part 03)
(Preposition Quiz Part 04)

Answers:

  1. for
  2. Inside
  3. On
  4. Under
  5. Outside
  6. About
  7. At/towards
  8. In
  9. According to
  10. From
  11. In front of
  12. Up
  13. On
  14. Above
  15. Instead of
  16. Thanks to
  17. at
  18. In
  19. At
  20. On
  21. In
  22. In
  23. On
  24. At
  25. In
  26. On
  27. for
  28. In
  29. With
  30. To
  31. for
  32. About
  33. With
  34. To
  35. Up
  36. About
  37. For
  38. To
  39. Of
  40. According to
  41. In spite of
  42. As a result of
  43. In contrast to
  44. With
  45. Saving
  46. Throughout
  47. To
  48. Towards
  49. Under
  50. Under
  51. Unlike
  52. Versus
  53. Via
  54. With
  55. Within
  56. Within
  57. Ahead of
  58. Apart from
  59. As for
  60. Aside from
  61. As per
  62. As to
  63. But for
  64. By means of
  65. Close to
  66. Depending on
  67. Due to
  68. In face of
  69. In lieu of
  70. Irrespective of
  71. On behalf of
  72. On board
  73. Other than
  74. Owing to
  75. Astride
  76. Behind
  77. Beneath
  78. Between
  79. Beyond

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