Preposition for ldc-stenographer-ssc-bank

important questions on preposition

PREPOSITION PART – A

1. He is junior …………………. me.

     (a) with                   (b) from          

     (c) to                       (d) since

2. Try to avail yourself …………… every opportunity that comes your way.

     (a) on                      (b) with           

     (c) about                 (d) of

3. The soldier fought…………….. courage.

     (a) with                   (b) from          

     (c) to                       (d) by

4. Ravi was charged ……………….murder.

     (a) about                 (b) of  

     (c) with                   (d) from

5. The train was passing ………………. a tunnel.

     (a) for                     (b) through     

     (c) from                  (d) about

6. We can make………………. a story as we go.

     (a) for                     (b) up  

     (c) out                     (d) over

7. I shall come…………………… an hour.

     (a) in                       (b) of  

     (c) with                   (d) into

8. He is adequately provided ……… the necessities.

     (a) for                     (b) by  

     (c) to                       (d) with

9. Can she depend…………… you?

     (a) upon                  (b) above        

     (c) under                 (d) for

10. She put the letter……………….. her pillow.

     (a) below                (b) under        

     (c) in                       (d) off

11. This white car belongs……………….. me.

     (a) with                   (b) to  

     (c) for                      (d) about

12. He was delighted …………… his own success.

     (a) at                       (b) in   

     (c) by                       (d) of

13. The ladies were surprised…………….. the seller’s rudeness.

     (a) above                (b) from          

     (c) at                       (d) in

14. I acquainted him…………….. the facts of the case.

     (a) with                   (b) on  

     (c) to                       (d) above

15. He always boasts……………..his high connections.

     (a) of                       (b) with           

     (c) in                       (d) for

16. The farmers suffered because the monsoon did not arrive………………… time.

     (a) at                       (b) by  

     (c) on                      (d) after

17. What grudge do you have …………….. me?

     (a) from                  (b) against      

     (c) at                       (d) on

18. The girl was very pleased ………………. herself.

     (a) in                       (b) on  

     (c) over                   (d) with

19. His disease is ……………….. cure.

     (a) beyond              (b) along         

     (c) above                 (d) upon

20. It took the child a long time to recover …………… the shock.

     (a) under                 (b) from          

     (c) over                   (d) about

21. Please stay here ……………. next Monday.

     (a) at                       (b) until          

     (c) with                   (d) since

22. The food that an average Indian eats has been found to be deficient …………….. vitamins and proteins.

     (a) of                       (b) from          

     (c) with                   (d) in

23. Do it ……………… March.

     (a) before               (b) with           

     (c) on                      (d) at

24. We all hope ……………….. a better future.

     (a) of                       (b) on  

     (c) for                      (d) with

25. They did it ………………….. my absence.

     (a) in                       (b) during       

     (c) on                      (d) with

26. Our flat is ………………… the second floor of the building.

     (a) at                       (b) on  

     (c) in                       (d) to

27. Please wait for me …………………ten hours.

     (a) for                     (b) to  

     (c) of                       (d) by

28. Keep your dog …………….. the flower beds or he might damage then.

     (a) from                  (b) across       

     (c) of                       (d) off

29. The boys have been playing ……………. morning.

     (a) for                     (b) with           

     (c) since                  (d) on

30. He is indifferent ………………… praise and blame.

     (a) in                       (b) to  

     (c) for                      (d) about

31. He worked ……………… the night.

     (a) throughout        (b) with           

     (c) upon                  (d) above

32. The prisoner was found …………………..murder.

     (a) guilty of             (b) guilty with 

     (c) guilty for            (d) guilty to

33. Her was born ………………. Deeg in Bharatpur.

     (a) at                       (b) in   

     (c) among               (d) between

34. I don’t approve ………………. the your plan.

     (a) to                       (b) by  

     (c) of                       (d) with

35. Days are hot …………………… summer.

     (a) into                    (b) in   

     (c) with                   (d) above

36. My friend has been suffering …………. fever …….. last Monday.

     (a) from, for           (b) from ,since

     (c) with, since         (d) with, for

37. Switzerland lies ……………. France, Germany and Italy.

     (a) between            (b) among      

     (c) from                  (d) with

38. We are committed ……….. maintain peaceful relations ………… our neighbours.

     (a) to, with              (b) with, to     

     (c) to, against         (d) with, about

39. The tiger was killed ………………. Mohan.

     (a) by                      (b) with           

     (c) from                  (d) of

40. They quarreled …………. us ………… a trifle.

     (a) with, for                        (b) with, over 

     (c) to, for                (d) with, about

41. It has been raining ……………. 6 a.m.

     (a) since                  (b) for 

     (c) with                   (d) on

42. Poets are endowed …………… an amazing power …………… imagination.

     (a) with, of              (b) of, with     

     (c) with, for             (d) to, of

43. Leaves are falling ……………….. the trees.

     (a) with                   (b) by  

     (c) across                (d) from

44. The climate of Rajasthan is conducive …………. good health.

     (a) with                   (b) from

     (c) in                       (d) to

45. He agrees ……………….. me.

     (a) by                      (b) with

     (c) in                       (d) after

46. She was required to conform ……………… the traditional ways of her husband’s family.

     (a) on                      (b) with

     (c) to                       (d) in

47. Please beware ……………… dogs.

     (a) of                       (b) off

     (c) in                       (d) with

48. I always fall ……………… old friends in times of need.

     (a) over                   (b) through

     (c) back on              (d) off

49. He is quick …………………… mathematics.

     (a) on                      (b) at

     (c) with                   (d) upon

50. Desire ……………. self-expression is one of the basic qualities of man.

     (a) for                     (b) on

     (c) by                       (d) over

51. That house is …………………. fire.

     (a) on                      (b) with

     (c) above                 (d) in

52. We are all very indignant ……………….. the injustice done to him.

     (a) for                     (b) of

     (c) to                       (d) at

53. The situation is …………………. control.

     (a) with                   (b) under

     (c) since                  (d) by

54. Cut this rope ……………….. a blade.

     (a) by                      (b) with

     (c)of                        (d) from

55. He sits ……………… an easy chair.

     (a) with                   (b) in

     (c) from                  (d) to

56. She is good ……………… mathematics.

     (a) at                       (b) in

     (c) for                      (d) about

57. I invited him ………….. dinner.

     (a) to                       (b) with

     (c) from                  (d) under

58. We should not laugh …………… the disabled persons.

     (a) about                 (b) for

     (C) at                       (d) with

59. It is seven …………………. my watch.

     (a) by                      (b) with

     (c) from                  (d) in

60. Beware ………………. pick pockets.

     (a) for                     (b) of

     (c) at                       (d) on

61. He is dancing ……………….. joy.

     (a) against              (b) upon

     (c) for                      (d) on

62. The teacher gave many examples to bring …………… the idea contained in the poem.

     (a) about                 (b) in

     (c) forth                  (d) out

63. He is looking ………………….. the window.

     (a) upon                  (b) through

     (c) under                 (d) since

64. Tom wants to become a teetotaler and, therefore, he has decided to abstain ………. alcoholic liquor.

     (a) from                  (b) for

     (c) at                       (d) in

65. He is a friend ……………. mine.

     (a) for                     (b) in

     (c) on                      (d) of

66. Priya is not ……………. for this kind of a job.

     (a) cut in                 (b) cut up

     (c) cut through        (d) cut out

67. She jumped ……………… the river.

     (a) in                       (b) under

     (c) into                    (d) at

68. Will you …………….. my dog while I am on tour?

     (a) look out             (b) look into

     (c) look at               (d) look after

69. He jumped …………… the table.

     (a) into                    (b) off

     (c) of                       (d) with

70. There is a disturbing nexus …………….. politics and sports in India.

     (a) between            (b) with

     (c) among               (d) by

71. She is drawing water …………… the well.

     (a) in                       (b) from

     (c) upon                  (d) with

72. Besides other provisions that shopkeeper deals ………………. cosmetic too.

     (a) for                     (b) at

     (c) in                       (d) with

73. I will be out ……………………… a week.

     (a) for                     (b) over

     (c) since                  (d) with

74. I hope you will not turn …………… my request.

     (a) up                      (b) around

     (c) aside                  (d) down

75. There is love ………………… the boy and the girl.

     (a) among               (b) between

     (c) for                      (d) with

76. It has been raining ………………… morning.

     (a) for                     (b) from

     (c) till                      (d) since

77. His answer is ………………. standard.

     (a) on                      (b) below

     (c) in                       (d) with

78. Kanak is endowed ………… many great qualities.

     (a) in                       (b) with

     (c) of                       (d) by

79. Mohan has been accused ……………… murder.

     (a) in                       (b) for

     (c) at                       (d) of

80. This brand of TV is quite inferior ……….. that one.

     (a) over                   (b) with

     (c) to                       (d) than

81. She did not agree …………….me.

     (a) by                      (b) of

     (c) with                   (d) since

82. There are some exceptions ……………. every rule.

     (a) on                      (b) to

     (c) in                       (d) for

83. I was astonished……….  his success.

     (a) at                       (b) among

     (c)since                   (d) for

84. The meeting is put …. because the funds have not arrived.

     (a) in                       (b) off

     (c) away                  (d) out

85. This book belongs ….  Suresh.

     (a) in                       (b) at

     (c) to                       (d) with

86. He stumbled at the stone and fell ……… a ditch.

      (a) on                     (b) into           

     (c) in                       (d) within

87. He lives close …………. my house.

     (a) to                       (b) of

     (c) over                   (d) above

88. The child died …………….. jaundice.

     (a) with                   (b) of

     (c) by                       (d) from

89. The thieves broke ……………… the house.

     (a) in                       (b) with

     (c) into                    (d) among

90. The minister flew ………………. the flooded areas in a helicopter.

     (a) about                 (b) in

     (c) over                   (d) along

91. These boys depend ………………. you.

     (a) from                  (b) on

     (c) with                   (d) at

92. I complimented Raju ……………. his promotion.

     (a) with                   (b) on

     (c) about                 (d) for

93. His father died ………………… Cholera.

     (a) of                       (b) in

     (c) with                   (d) to

94. The sun is shining brightly, please …… the light.

     (a) switch on           (b) switch off

     (c) put out               (d) take off

95. He is superior …………………. me.

     (a) over                   (b) to

     (c) among               (d) on

96. The pilot had been warned about the storm before he ………….

     (a) took up              (b) took away

     (c) took off              (d) took over

97. The teacher is tired ………………….. me.

     (a) of                       (b) with

     (c) to                       (d) for

98. We will have to atone …………… our misdeeds.

     (a) for                     (b) at

     (c) on                      (d) with

99. This theme would be the most important guide ……… us in the choice of reading.

     (a) to                       (b) for

     (c) with                   (d) of

100. He did not go ………….. the whole book before giving his opinion about it.

     (a) through             (b) into

     (c) over                   (d) with

101. A great book grows exactly ……….. proportion to the growth of the reader’s mind.

     (a) in                       (b) with

     (c) of                       (d) by

102. She ………….. ten candles in one breath.

     (a) put down           (b) put up

     (c) put away            (d) put out

103. I came …………. a portfolio of water colour drawings.

     (a) up                      (b) to

     (c) upon                  (d) after

104. She ………. her grandfather; she has blue eyes.

     (a) takes in              (b) takes to

     (c) takes after         (d) takes on

105. I thought ……… the dealer again.

     (a) to                       (b) with

     (c) off                      (d) about

106. I hate sitting ……………… him as he always smells of garlic.

     (a) along                 (b) beside

     (c) besides              (d) at

107. My father used to read ………. us the story every night.

     (a) to                       (b) of

     (c) about                 (d) by

108. The dramatist must cater …………….. the taste of the audience.

     (a) to                       (b) over

     (c) into                    (d) for

109. Sambu sat …………. the trailers and slide advertisements without enthusiasm.

     (a) in                       (b) on

     (c) through              (d) against

110. I congratulate you ……. your success.

     (a) in                       (b) at

     (c) on                      (d) for

111. Ronald Ross was born ……………. Almora in the Himalayas.

     (a) in                       (b) on

     (c) to                       (d) at

112. Because of the heavy rain, the match was ……

     (a) broken off                     (b) fallen off

     (c) called off                       (d) set aside

113. The needle shaped forms find their way ……… the salivary gland of the mosquito.

     (a) into                    (b) in

     (c) through              (d) on

114. Hundreds of people die ……….. malaria in villages.

     (a) from                  (b) by

     (c) with                   (d) of

115. I was sorting …………… the contents of a trunk.

     (a) away                  (b) out

     (c) with                   (d) in

116. You should not be angry …………. your son.

     (a) with                   (b) to

     (c) on                      (d) at

117. It was …………… the early part of 1947.

     (a) on                      (b) to

     (c) in                       (d) of

118. He tried to ……. smoking, but did not succeed

     (a) put out               (b) give up

     (c) do away             (d) get away

119. I was trying to work …………… a tactful way.

     (a) out                     (b) through

     (c) on                      (d) down

120. The sun was shining just ……….. my head.

     (a) over0                 (b) on

     (c) upon                  (d) above

121. The king went ……………….. to explain.

     (a) out                     (b) on

     (c) of                       (d) about

122. This watch is superior ………. and more expensive than that watch.

     (a) to                       (b) of

     (c) than                   (d) from

123. Chronic stress can lead …………… continuously high levels of cortisol.

     (a) to                       (b) in

     (c) out                     (d) from

124. I complimented him …………….. his success in the exam.

     (a) at                       (b) on

     (c) about                 (d) for

125. Belief …………….. an ideal dies hard.

     (a) on                      (b) to

     (c) from                  (d) in

126. They had to put ……………….. the football match because of snow.

     (a) of                       (b) off

     (c) up                      (d) out

127. I had grown …………….. British in every way.

     (a) up                      (b) out

     (c) to                       (d) upon

128. The car can’t start because the battery has run ……………………

     (a) over                   (b) up

     (c) down                  (d) into

129. Manish went to Bhopal …………… his car.

     (a) on                      (b) in

     (c) from                  (d) with

130. The strike was called………………….

     (a) at                       (b) in

     (c) on                      (d) off

131. You can see the manager ……………….. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

     (a) by                      (b) among

     (c) between                        (d) with

132. I have no objection ………………. your opening the window.

     (a) of                       (b) for

     (c) to                       (d) by

133. The child has been missing ………… Monday.

     (a) for                     (b) with

     (c) from                  (d) since

134. I am aware ……………….. his intention.

     (a) to                       (b) in

     (c) of                       (d) from

135. The young boy was run …………… by the bus.

     (a) over                   (b) in

     (c) at                       (d) to

136. My daughter always goes to market ………….. my wife.

     (a) by                      (b) with

     (c) to                       (d) from

137. I was born ………………. the month of July.

     (a) in                       (b) on

     (c) of                       (d) about

138. The author thought …………. the dealer again.

     (a) with                   (b) to

     (c) about                 (d) off

139. We celebrate the Republic Day ……………. 26th January.

     (a) at                       (b) on

     (c) from                  (d) in

140. Ramesh is senior ……………………. me.

     (a) with                   (b) from

     (c) on                      (d) to

141. The officer got annoyed …………….. the clerk’s reply.

     (a) at                       (b) of

     (c) from                  (d) over

142. He did not agree ………………. my proposal.

     (a) with                   (b) to

     (c) from                  (d) by

143. Butter is made …………………… milk.

     (a) of                       (b) with

     (c) by                       (d) from

144. He has bought a flat …………… twenty lacks in Vrindaban.

     (a) in                       (b) of

     (c) for                      (d) at

145. Parents prevent me ……………. playing with bad boys.

     (a) from                  (b) with

     (c) on                      (d) against

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