Prepositions Worksheet-2

Prepositions Worksheet-2

 

Fill in the blank with the correct preposition:

  1. The new pharmacy is _____ the new school.

A. Beside            B. Besides          C. On                  D. Up

 

  1. “Divide the circle _____ four equal parts,” said the teacher.

A. In                    B. Into                C. Onto               D. By

 

  1. Sheila is jealous ______ Shital as she always gets more marks.

A. By                   B. For                 C. Of                    D. With

 

  1. “Knock _____ the door before you enter,” advised mother.

A. At                    B. On                  C. By                   D. Against

 

  1. I am looking _____ my keys which are lost.

A. At                    B. For                 C. By                   D. With

 

  1. What have I done? Why are you looking ____ me like that?

A. For                 B. At                    C. With               D. By

 

  1. Just stand the picture frame _____ that wall.

A. With               B. Against          C. At                    D. For

 

  1. One must be loyal ____ one’s friends.

A. By                   B. With               C. To                   D. For

 

  1. This city is famous ____ its sights.

A. Of                   B. For                 C. By                   D. With

 

  1. Sunita cannot sing today as she is suffering ____ a sore throat.

A. With               B. By                   C. Of                  D. From

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Beside = next to’; hence this is used here.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Divide’ is always followed by the preposition ‘into’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Jealous’ is always followed by the preposition ‘of.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Knock’ in such cases is always followed by the preposition ‘at.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: Look for = search; hence here ‘look’ is followed by the preposition ‘for.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: Look at = to gaze; hence ‘look’ here is followed by the preposition ‘at.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Against = with the support of the wall’; hence this is used here.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Loyal’ is always followed by the preposition ‘to.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Famous’ is always followed by the preposition ‘for.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Suffering’ is always followed by the preposition ‘from.’