The Preposition

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  • Q1

    Fill in the blanks using suitable prepositions.

    (i) The restaurant serves dinner ____ 7:30 pm to 10:00 p.m.

    (ii) According to the survey, 80 percent of people ___ North America eat junk food.

    (iii) The little boy went ___ the kitten who ran on seeing him.

    (iv) The photographer took photographs of the beautiful mountains and verdant valleys ____ the flowing river.

    (v) Do you ever think what hides ____ the blue sky?

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) The restaurant serves dinner from 7:30 pm to 10:00 p.m.

    (ii) According to the survey, 80 percent of people in North America eat junk food.

    (iii) The little boy went after the kitten who ran on seeing him.

    (iv) The photographer took photographs of the beautiful mountains and verdant valleys across the flowing river.

    (v) Do you ever think what hides beyond the blue sky?

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  • Q2

    Fill up the blanks choosing the right option.

    1. James insisted _____ (on paying/to pay) the bill.

    2. Are you accusing me _____ (cheating/of cheating/to cheat)

    3. Lily can’t survive _____ (on/from/of) the money she earns from her present job.

    4. We may go for a picnic on Saturday. It depends _____ (on/from/of) the weather.

    5. Her father prevented her _____ (of marrying/from marrying/to marry) her facebook friend.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. James insisted on paying the bill.

    2. Are you accusing me of cheating?

    3. Lily can’t survive on the money she earns from her present job.

    4. We may go for a picnic on Saturday. It depends on the weather.

    5. Her father prevented her from marrying her facebook friend.

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  • Q3

    Fill up the blanks using ‘among, at, in, to, into.

    1. My sister specialises _____ critical care nursing.

    2. Our class teacher divided us _____two groups.

    3. Julia was standing _____a crowd of young girls.

    4. Can you explain _____me how you managed to convince them?

    5. The President smiled _____each one of us.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. My sister specialises in critical care nursing.

    2. Our class teacher divided us into two groups.

    3. Julia was standing among a crowd of young girls.

    4. Can you explain to me how you managed to convince them?

    5. The President smiled at each one of us.

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  • Q4

    Rewrite the following sentences correcting the errors if any.

    1. I’ll see you in the party.

    2. I met Johnny at Washington.

    3. Peter was born in 6.30 at the morning.

    4. Arrange the glasses in the table.

    5. There is a little valley among the high mountains.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. I’ll see you at the party.

    2. I met Johnny in Washington.

    3. Peter was born at 6.30 in the morning.

    4. Arrange the glasses on the table.

    5. There is a little valley between the high mountains.

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  • Q5

    Fill up the blanks using the prepositions ‘at’, ‘in’ ‘on’ ‘opposite’ or ‘in front of’.

    1. There is a children’s park _____ my house.

    2. There is a lizard _____ the bath.

    3. Everybody will be here_____ dinner time.

    4. Your pen is _____ the table.

    5. Somebody has parked _____ my garage, and I can’t get my car out.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. There is a children’s park opposite my house.

    2. There is a lizard in the bath.

    3. Everybody will be here at dinner time.

    4. Your pen is on the table.

    5. Somebody has parked in front of my garage, and I can’t get my car out.

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