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PREPOSITIONS

I. Choose the best answers


1. His book is different …… mine.
A. about B. from C. for D. between
2. Your plan is similar………. his.
A. with B. to C. of D. for
3. The boy is afraid ……. snakes.
A. of B. on C. in D. about
4. He was successful…….. his job
A. in B. with C. of D. to
5. My brother is very interested …..chess but he is not good at it.
A. in B. at C. on D. about
6. He has been absent …………school lately
A. from B. of C. to D. with
7 They are interested ……. buying a new house.
A. in B. on C. about D. with
8. Children are fond … reading picture books.
A. at B. on C. in D. of
9. The bottle is full ……….water
A. with B. of C. in D. at
10. He is very kind …….. me
A. to B. of C. with D. for
11. Henry was born …….1992.
A. on B. in C. at D. to
12. Lisa is very good ……chemistry.
A. at B. with C. in D. about
13. My father is used …. living in the countryside.
A. to B. on C. in D. at
14. We are looking forward ……seeing you again
A. in B. at C. for D. to

II. Choose the best answer in the following sentence.


1. He is .....................
a. in home b. at home c. at the home d. in the home
2. The daughter is with .................
a. he b. his c. here d. him
3. Are you.................?
a. on work b. on job c, work d. at work
4 I am ............. to see you here.
a. surprise b. surprised. c. surprising d. to surprise
5. Mary speaks English well and so..............
a. Lucy speaks b. speaks Lucy. C. does Lucy d. Lucy does.
6. He isn’t going to study English and ...................
a. so isn’t she b. neither is she c. she isn’t too d. either she isn’t
7. Please let Jack .................. with you.
a. go b. going c. to go d. goes
8. We are not used to .................. in cold climate.
a. lived b. live c. living d. be lived
9. Michael is the .................. member of the team.
a. younger b. more younger. c. youngest d. young
10. Tim has ................... friends than Jack.
a. many b. less c. fewer d. most

II. choose the best answer.


1.She was very surprised …………………..the grade she received.
a. at b. on c. of d. with
2. We might need more food, depending …………………….the weather.
a. for b. on c, at d. with
3. Jane doesn’t spend much money ………………clothes.
a. over b. about c. at d. on
4. She always takes good care ……………………her children.
a. for b. in c. of d. with
5. The medical center is close ……………campus.
a. to b. for c. up d. with
6. His computer is not capable ……………running this software.
a. to b. on c. of d. about
7. Bluegrass music is somewhat different ……………………..other types of country music .
a. from b. with c. upon d. on
8. Washington State is famous ………………..its apples.
a. in b. for c. of d. with
9. Water is essential………………..all life.
a. on b. for c. in d. with
10. Were you aware …………………..the regulations against smoking in this area?
a. in b. with c. of d. about
11. I’m not familiar ……………………that song.
a. to b. of c. with d. at
12. One meter is approximately equal…………………….a yard.
a. about b. on c. to d. with
13. This movie is based………………….a true story.
a. of b. at c. about d. on
14. Oxygen, fuel, and heat are all necessary………………….combustion.
a. with b. for c. about d. in
15. The opposite ………………..” old fasioned “ is ‘” modern”.
a. at b. of c. to d. in
16. Is this type of soil suitable………………..growing tomatoes ?
a. for b. about c. in d. at
17. When being asked, most students didn’t give much thought ……….their future work.
a. on b. to c. in d. at
18. Do children receive a great deal of guidance …………….their parents and teachers ?
a. of b. in c. from d. on
19. I had difficulty ……………….starting my motobike this morning .
a. on b. in c. of d. at
20. Mary said she was very ashamed …………….her friend’s bad maneners.
a. with b. of c. to d. by
21. PO box stands ……………..” Post Office” box.
a. as b. like c. for d. by