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English Quiz: Pick the correct preposition!

Last updated on: May 21, 2014 17:48 IST

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Do you know when to use the prepositions 'in' 'on' 'by' and 'with'? Take our English quiz on prepositions...

The good old Wren and Martin describes the preposition as "a word used with a noun or a pronoun to show how the person or thing denotes by the noun or pronoun stands in relation to something else.”

Simple as it sounds in the description, some of the commonly used English prepositions like ‘in’, ‘at’ ‘on’ ‘by’ and ‘with’ are known to trick users time and again.

For example: Do you travel 'in a train' or 'by train'?

Tricky as it sounds, most prepositions sound correct/incorrect depending on how and where it is used in a given sentence.

For example: Amit was born on February 23, 1980 in Mumbai at 8 am.

Makes sense? Or like most of us reading this, you also agree that English is a funny language?

Take our quiz on English prepositions and tell us how you fare…

1. What is the time ______ your watch?
1) In
2) On
3) By

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2. We travelled ____ train to Kolkata.
1) In
2) By
3) Through

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3. The boss said he was pleased ____ my presentation skills.
1) By
2) At
3) With

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4. The actor arrived ______ the station.
1) At
2) In
3) On

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5. The professor congratulated me______ my success.
1) On
2) For
3) Over

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6. Ishaan's mother was trembling ____ rage.
1) In
2) On
3) With

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7. The stranger came and sat _______ me.
1) Beside
2) Besides
3) Neither

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8. Joe’s father is angry _____ him.
1) On
2) Over
3) With

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9. The teacher came and sat ________ the children
1) Besides
2) Among
3) Along

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10. Jane and Francis are married _____ each other.
1) With
2) To
3) For

 

 

 

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