Prepositions Worksheet-5

Prepositions Worksheet-5

 

Fill in the blank with the correct preposition:

  1. Rina got engaged _____ Sunil yesterday and they plan to marry quite soon.

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

 

  1. Sunita is confident _____ scoring good marks.

A. Of                   B. At                    C. About             D. In

 

  1. The loud cheers of the crowd were accompanied ____ loud applause.

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

 

  1. The whole class is engaged ____ the drama competition.

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

 

  1. Only quick learners will be eligible ____ this crash course.

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

 

  1. ‘Cigarette smoking is injurious ____ health’ is written on all cigarette packets.

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

 

  1. Hasn’t television deprived today’s children _____ healthy outdoor games?

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

 

  1. That politician has withdrawn his name _____ the present elections.

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

 

  1. I was not at all surprised ____ his behavior.

A. At                    B. By                   C. In                    D. Of

 

  1. The new trustee is going to preside _____ the annual school meeting.

A. By                   B. With               C. On                  D. Over

 

  1. No movie today is worthy _____ spending Rs. 100 to watch it.

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

 

  1. He was overcome _____ happiness when he held his son in his arms.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Engage’ is always followed by the preposition ‘to’ when it means ‘get together for the purpose of marriage.’

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Accompany’ is always followed by the preposition ‘with’ when it is used for things (not persons) – here ‘applause.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Engage’ is always followed by the preposition ‘in’ when it means ‘to be busy.’

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. D

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

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Surprised’ is always followed by the preposition ‘at.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Preside’ is always followed by the preposition ‘over.’

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Overcome’ is always followed by the preposition ‘with.’