Exercise on Prepositions - English Grammar Unsolved Practice test


 Exercise on Prepositions - English Grammar Part-4

EXERCISES FOR PRACTICE

Exercise 4
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. I was surprised _______ the contents of the notice.
2. He sat _______ the sofa.
3. She was looking forward _______ your proposal.
4. The cat jumped _______ the table.
5. I fell _______ love with picturesque beauty of Darjeeling.
6. Sudha was not afraid _______ challenges.
7. Gulmohars were scattered all _______ the fields.
8. The rat ran _______ its hole.
9. I saw the advertisement _______ the Sunday newspaper.
10. She was transferred out _______ Mumbai.

Exercise 5
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. We walked _______ the park.
2. He lives _______ India.
3. My grandfather’s portrait hung _______ the mantelpiece.
4. His cat was sitting _______ table.
5. Grandmother’s lips constantly moved _______ prayer.
6. I was left alone _______ my village.
7. Her face was covered _______ her silver locks.
8. My school was attached _______ the village temple.
9. She used to sit _______ the temple till my school finished.
10. She hobbled _______ the house with a stick in her hand.

Exercise 6
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. I used to get up early _______ the morning.
2. A brisk walk is best _______ the heart.
3. Some books are _______ be tasted, while others are to be read _______
parts.
4. You should not take things _______ granted.
5. Some students were reading books _______ the library.
6. Books serve _______ delight and ornament.
7. He is good _______ studies.
8. We will be free _______ the end of day.
9. Francis Bacon wrote an essay _______ the importance of studies.
10. Bowling is good _______ stone and reins.

Exercise 7
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. The children climbed _______ the wall.
2. We watched the match _______ big screen.
3. He answered some _______ the questions only.
4. Wasan was admitted _______ class.
5. We must pray _______ God.
6. I have no interest _______ games.
7. Kalam had three visions _______ India.
8. I believe _______ equality.
9. Discipline is important _______ success.
10. He was worried _______ the results of the competition.

Exercise 8
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. He was moving _______ the stage.
2. Kalam would not rest _______ he achieves his aim.
3. The students stood _______ the Taj for some time to admire its
beauty.
4. We remained seated _______ the entire performance.
5. Self-respect comes _______ self-reliance.
6. I could see only his head _______ the water.
7. I parked my car exactly _______ the bridge.
8. I waited for him _______ 5.00 pm and then left for my walk.
9. Cubs were jostling _______ each other.
10. We should wash our hands _______ the meals.

Exercise 9
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. I have been waiting for you _______ 11.00 am.
2. He has been visiting our place _______ many weeks now.
3. They have lived here _______ 2015.
4. You must learn _______ stand _______ yourself.
5. The meeting was held _______ 2. p.m. to 5. p.m.
6. He got a deep cut _______ his right hand.
7. Both the vehicles collided _______ each other.
8. The plane flew _______ the fields.
9. Children generally quarrel _______ themselves over trifles.
10. India is _______ the top five nations of the world.

Exercise 10
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. His car knocked _______ the pillar and overturned.
2. The crowd pressed _______ the gate.
3. Captain Vikram Batra stormed _______ the enemy.
4. Major Som Nath Sharma laid down his life _______ the nation.
5. Indian troops were airlifted _______ Srinagar.
6. Flying Officer Nirmaljit exposed himself _______ danger.
7. The aeroplane flew _______ the clouds.
8. Indian soldiers displayed highest bravery _______ the battle.
9. Captain Batra led his company _______ victory.
10. Our soldiers inflicted heavy casualities _______ the enemy.

Exercise 11
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. We can see _______ clear water.
2. We should leave the natural resources _______ future generations.
3. Rivers have been flowing _______ ages.
4. Forests are essential _______ human life too.
5. Saving our environment is the need _______ the hour.
6. Many parts of Punjab are on the verge _______ becoming a desert.
7. Many cities were developed _______ the banks of rivers.
8. Man has always longed _______ the imaginary elixir of life.
9. We must take steps _______ preserve our heritage.
10. People should be educated _______ the adverse effects of globalization.

Exercise 12
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. U.S. Forces dropped atomic bombs _______ Hiroshima and
Nagasaki.
2. A soldier renders selfless service _______ his nation.
3. Violence is not a solution _______ any problem.
4. Man must learn _______ love.
5. Many animals hunt _______ night.
6. I requested the commander _______ explain the situation of the patients.
7. I waited _______ the doctor.
8. _______ attending to the patients, he gave them medicines also.
9. General Fitch took _______ his glasses after reading the telegram.
10. The nurse was attending _______ the sick people.

Exercise 13
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. Malcolm was walking _______ a creek.
2. He saw the grizzly _______ a distance _______ twenty yards.
3. The grizzly pounced _______ Barb.
4. Malcolm was standing _______ the Grizzly and Barb.
5. She kept slipping _______ the ice.
6. Grizzly grabbed him _______ both hands.
7. She squeezed him _______ her chest.
8. Barb burst _______ tears.
9. There was no time _______ fear.
10. Barb did not give _______ on Malcolm.

Exercise 14
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. Nobody warned us _______ the dangers of pollution.
2. He never thought I would be ready _______ the challenge.
3. The new law prohibits us _______ drinking while driving.
4. Will you wait _______ your turn?
5. The teacher handed _______ the answer sheets _______ the
students.
6. Prime Minister was very keen _______ reforms.
7. BMW has recalled many cars because _______ some technical fault.
8. The policeman was walking _______ the street at night.
9. People of India know how _______ welcome a guest.
10. Swami Vivekananda influenced millions of people _______ the world.

Exercise 15
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. He was looking _______ the board.
2. The haze prevented me _______ seeing the train.
3. She complained _______ headache.
4. I could not agree _______ his proposal.
5. There is no exception _______ rules of traffic.
6. They fought _______ the last round.
7. Swami’s father was shocked _______ his behaviour.
8. I insist _______ his speaking the truth.
9. He was sorry _______ the delay.
10. My friend is a professor _______ profession.

Exercise 16
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. Children are generally fond _______ Laddoos.
2. A drowning man catches _______ a straw.
3. We are now _______ good terms with each other.
4. He has not come to my house _______ many days.
5. It is difficult _______ convince him.
6. He knew that he was _______ fault.
7. Maharana Pratap fought tooth and nail _______ the Mughals.
8. Shivaji fought _______ his motherland.
9. He fell a victim _______ drinking.
10. Her voice is familiar _______ me.

Exercise 17
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. The child was clinging _______ his mother.
2. He wrote a letter _______ his friend.
3. She closed the door _______ him.
4. Always be kind _______ children.
5. I am pleased _______ her.
6. Write _______ ink.
7. I don’t care a fig _______ him.
8. He ran short _______ money.
9. We haven’t met _______ last week.
10. Her efforts were rewarded _______ success.

Exercise 18
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. This book is superior _______ that.
2. I congratulated her _______ her success.
3. He will deliver the mail _______ you.
4. The postman delivered the letter _______ my home.
5. The man was leaning _______ the wall.
6. I will get _______ the difficulties.
7. I wished him a speedy recovery _______ illness.
8. She takes pride _______ her beauty.
9. My office is opposite _______ the Post office.
10. I never exempted him _______ class.

Exercise 19
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. She belongs _______ a poor family.
2. Beware _______ stray dogs.
3. One should never boast _______ knowledge.
4. He appealed _______ the public for keeping the area clean.
5. My bed is made _______ teak wood.
6. I was not angry _______ her.
7. Mr. Verma is sure _______ his success.
8. He was anxious _______ his son’s safety.
9. He believes _______ fair dealing.
10. I solved the problem _______ any difficulty.

Exercise 20
Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions:
1. We go to office _______ my official car.
2. He works in the factory _______ 8.30 a.m. _______ 4.30.p.m.
3. The boy hid himself _______ the tree.
4. He was found sleeping _______ the class.
5. His mobile fell _______ the water tank.
6. Sweets were distributed _______ the street children.
7. There is a cinema hall in front _______ his office.
8. The river is flowing _______ the danger mark.
9. Always hope _______ the best.
10. Always be positive _______ life.

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