Monday, 29 May 2017

COMPETITION EXAMINATION QUESTIONS -- PREPOSITIONS - FILL IN BLANKS WITH PREPOSITIONS

Exercises relating to fill in blanks with prepositions 

(Based on latest changed style used in Competition Exams.)

Mark the correct preposition(s)  to fill in the blank(s) .

1. She complained  ……  the Principal  ……..  me.

a. with ; for      b. to; of       c. to ; against       d. of ; for


2. He is jealous ……..  her …….  her riches.

a. against ; of         b. of ; for          c. with ; to        d. of; to


3. He travelled partly  …….  bus and partly …….  foot.

a. in ; at       b. by ; on        c. by ; by       d. in ; on


4. He is fully confident ……… his success …… the examination.

a. for ; of       b. by ; for       c. to ; in        d. of ; in


5. He differs …… his parents …….. this point.

a. by ; at        b. with ; on        c. to ; for       d. from ; to


6. His sister was insisting  ………  his accompanying  …… her.  

a. on ; with        b. for ; to       c. at ; to        d. by ; to


7. His father is proud ……  him …… his achievements.

a. with ; in       b. by;  at       c. of ; for      d. of ; to


8. Both the sisters are not ……. good terms ……  each other.

a. for ; to       b. for ; of       c. at ; by        d. on ; with

9.He caught him ……. his neck and slapped …… his face.

a. by ; into         b. with ; on          c. at ; in          d. to ; of


10. He apologized   …….  her ……. his misbehaviour.

a. by ; to      b. with ; on       c. to ; for       d. to ; at



(ANSWERS   1. c    2. b   3 b     4.d    5.b     6. a    7. c    8.  d  9.  a   10. c  )



11. This forest is infested  ............  many ferocious wild animals.

a. by     b. of     c. with   d. in 


12. The little doll was draped  ...........  a bright red attire.

a. in       b. with     c. of     d. by   


13.    .................  whom was her daughter married ?

a. by   b. with  c. along with  d. to   .


14. He is known for his acquaintance  ...........   good persons.

a. by      b. of      c. to    d.  with 


15. His father stood surety ...........  him  in this case.

a. of      b. to   c. for     d. by


16. His misdeeds are a matter of great  disgrace  .............   the family.

a. for    b. to     c. into     d. of

17. There is no precedent ............ this ruling of the court.

a. for   b. to   c.  of   d. into

18. In the far off village we were left bereft  ........ power supply and any internet connection. .

a. of   b. to   c. into  d. for

19. He is very ambitious  ...........  becoming  a doctor.

a. to  b, for  c. by  d. of

20. He is not answerable  ........  anybody for his actions.

a. for b. to  c. by d. with 





(ANSWERS   11. c    12. a   13 d     14.d    15.c     16. b    17. a    18.  a  19.  d   20. b  )



21. His statement was devoid ........  any evidence and historical facts.

a. with     b. by     c. to     d. of


22. Our Principal is known ……… his honesty and integrity.

a. of  b. to  c. by  d. for

23. He has been looking …….. a new job for two months.

a. at  b. for  c. after  d. into 

24. All the successful candidates were overwhelmed ……..  joy.

a. by   b. into  c. from  d. with

25. The old man advised his  sons to lay ……. something for the rainy day.  

a. for   b. down c. by  d. against

26. His son is negligent  ……….  his studies.

a. of  b. in  c. by  d. to

27.  Most of the people are carried …….. by alluring advertisements.

a. into b. away  c. from d. with

28. We plan to put …….. at a hotel during our next vacation.

a. by  b. against c. up d. down

29.  People living there were deprived  …….. the basic amenities even.

a.  of    b. with    c. for    d by

30.  She acted repugnant   ……….   the official orders.

a. by    b. against    c, for     d. to



 (ANSWERS   21. d    22. d   23 b     24.d    25.c     26. b    27. b    28. c    29.  a   30. d  )