Prepositions Worksheet-3

Prepositions Worksheet-3

 

Fill in the blank with the correct preposition:

  1. Get ____ the bus, it is about to start.

A. Up                  B. On                  C. Into                D. Up to

 

  1. I hope this town has easy access ____ a railway station.

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

 

  1. She lives at Nehru nagar _____ Ahmedabad.

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

 

  1. He strolled ____ the lake.

A. On                  B. Along             C. With               D. In

 

  1. The match starts _____ 9 o’clock every morning.

A. On                  B. In                    C. At                    D. With

 

  1. Has Sunil gone ____ a walk?

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

 

  1. It should never be difficult to apologise ____ one’s mistakes.

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

 

  1. Everyone was amazed _____ the student’s dedication.

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

 

  1. “Don’t you believe _____ UFO’s?” asked Sunil.

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

 

  1. The students who have cleared English have been exempted _____ the retest.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Into’ shows motion: from out to in; hence this is used here.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: “In” is always used for the big place. (Ahmedabad > Nehru nagar).

 

  1. B

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Explanation: ‘Along’ shows ‘by the side of.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘At’ is always used to show a specific time.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘For’ is always used to show purpose.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. D

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

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Believe’ is always followed by the preposition ‘in.’

 

  1. A

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