Prepositions

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about Prepositions including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Prepositions are words like, at,about,across,in,on,by,into,into etc.They connect one word with another in a sentence. We use a noun or pronoun/ gerund/a noun clause after preposition, such nouns are called object of the prepositions. Ex: He talked "about" the book he read yesterday.

Question1:-He came home ----- 2o'clock.

A:-in

B:-for

C:-till

D:-at



at


Question2:-Everything happened ---- morning of May 22nd.

A:-in

B:-at

C:-on

D:-by



on


Question3:-He is going to school ----bus.

A:-at

B:-by

C:-in

D:-with



by


Question4:-They went abroad ----- Easter.

A:-on

B:-at

C:-of

D:-about



at


Question5:-The garden is ------ its best.

A:-by

B:-at

C:-in

D:-on



at


Question6:-I would have written all these letters ------- the end of this week.

A:-on

B:-in

C:-by

D:-at



by


Question7:-There were lots of pictures ----- the wall.

A:-in

B:-at

C:-on

D:-by



on


She is married----- a friend of her sister's.

A:-with

B:-by

C:-on

D:-to



to


Question9:-There is a mistake ------page 120.

A:-at

B:-in

C:-upon

D:-on



on


Question10:-Try to see it ------- my point of time.

A:-from

B:-on

C:-in

D:-with



from


Question11:-Are you good ---- tennis?

A:-in

B:-at

C:-with

D:-on



at


Question12:-Her face was red ------ anger.

A:-with

B:-in

C:-on

D:-into



with


Question13:-Are you afraid ------- spiders?

A:-by

B:-against

C:-in

D:-of



of


Question14:-I make wine ------ grapes.

A:-from

B:-of

C:-by

D:-in



from


Question15:-They all live ----- the same roof.

A:-by

B:-on

C:-from

D:-under



under


Question16:-he usually writes ---- ink.

A:-by

B:-on

C:-in

D:-with



in


Question17:-They live----- luxury in USA.

A:-In

B:-with

C:-by

D:-on



In


Question18:-He didn't say a word---- reply to his question.

A:-by

B:-with

C:-as

D:-in



in


Question19:-He looked at himself ---- the mirror?

A:-at

B:-on

C:-against

D:-in



in


Question20:-The sea is ----- walking distance from my house

A:-Near to

B:-along with

C:-round about

D:-within



within


Question21:-He has been healthy ------ his accident.

A:-to

B:-till

C:-of

D:-through



till


Question22:-There were several others ------the Minister.

A:-beside

B:-among

C:-besides

D:-against



besides


Question23:-We will have left the airport------- this time next week.

A:-in

B:-by

C:-at

D:-against



by


Question24:-Would you prefer to pay by cash------- cheque?

A:-in

B:-to

C:-and

D:-or



or


Question25:-I prefer tea ------ coffee.

A:-than

B:-to

C:-from

D:-before



to


Question26:-They prefer to have meal at home rather-------- at a restaurant.

A:-than

B:-to

C:-in

D:-near



than


Question27:-I would like to call in ----- you on my way to Cochin.

A:-in

B:-to

C:-on

D:-with



on


Question28:------ wet days I go to school by bus, -----fine weather I go-----foot.

A:-in ,on ,by

B:-on ,on ,with

C:-on, in,on

D:-after, with,in.



on, in,on


Question29:-Someone threw a stone -----the leader, it hit him------the head and knocked his hat ---------

A:-to, at,in

B:-with ,by on

C:-into,under, of

D:-at,on ,off



at,on ,off


Question30:-According------Rajan, it is impossible to live------Bombay ------ a salary of Rs 10000/ a month.

A:-by,on,with

B:-to, in, on

C:-with,by,by

D:-of,of,for



to, in, on


Question31:-He is ashamed-------himself for coming ------- the clean room without taking his muddy shoes ------.

A:-by,on,in

B:-of,out, with

C:-with,in,of

D:-of,into,off



Superintendent


Question32:-He has been away------ last week

A:-for

B:-since

C:-In

D:-from



since


Question33:-He has been ill -----the last week.

A:-since

B:-from

C:-about

D:-for



for


Question34:-he was --------- treatment for cancer.

A:-in

B:-on

C:-under

D:-into



under


Question35:-Ramu had died -------- Cancer

A:-from

B:-By

C:-on

D:-of



of


Question36:-His father had died------ a road accident at the age of 78.

A:-in

B:-from

C:-of

D:-by



from


Question37:-He decided to take revenge------ those who laughed at him.

A:-with

B:-to

C:-in

D:-on



on


Question38:-My friends congratulated me ------- winning the first price in the competition.

A:-in

B:-with

C:-on

D:-for



on


Question39:-The Chief Minister consulted ------- his advisors --------bringing in CRPF to restore the law and order.

A:-on/in

B:-with/ in

C:-with/about

D:-about/by



with/about


Question40:-They say you are getting married.Have you decided------ a date?

A:-about

B:-with

C:-in

D:-on



on


Question41:-The boy has been sick --------the day that he arrived.

A:-since

B:-on

C:-in

D:-by



since


Question42:-I prefer walking------ driving

A:-from

B:-to

C:-than

D:-against



to


Question43:-I would prefer to spend this Sunday at home rather -------- swimming in the river.

A:-to

B:-from

C:-by

D:-than



than


Question44:-Could you play tennis with me?"yes", but it depends------ the weather.

A:-with

B:-in

C:-on

D:-as



on


Question45:-You can't be dependent----- your parents all your life.

A:-of

B:-in

C:-On

D:-of



On


Question46:-When did your interest-------- driving begin?

A:-in

B:-of

C:-with

D:-on



in


Question47:-How long have you been married ----------Radha?

A:-with

B:-by

C:-to

D:-against



to


Question48:-My father wants to marry me ----------a doctor?

A:-with

B:-to

C:-onto

D:-by



to


Question49:-This meal is typical--------local cookery.

A:-with

B:-for

C:-in

D:-of



of


Question50:-The doctors are going to operate--------- a patient.

A:-in

B:-with

C:-on

D:-into



on


Question51:-The book is divided ------ three chapters.

A:-in

B:-by

C:-of

D:-into



into


Question52:-Could you please divide this money -------- the members?

A:-among

B:-in

C:-into

D:-with



among


Question53:-He got ------trouble with the police while driving

A:-in

B:-out

C:-into

D:-with



into


Question54:-Except ------- a couple of old chairs, the room was empty.

A:-for

B:-of

C:-with

D:-from



for


Question55:-He wanted to speak to everyone -------- me.

A:- with

B:- except

C:- until

D:- out of



except


Question56:-I am looking forward------Onam.

A:-from

B:-at

C:-into

D:-to



to


Question57:-Who is the girl dressed ----green?

A:-in

B:-into

C:-with

D:-by



in


Question58:-I haven't had a good meal ------ ages.

A:-for

B:-til

C:-down

D:-since



for


Question59:-We both left school in2012, and I haven't seen him--------- then.

A:-til

B:-since

C:-by

D:-until



since


Question60:-Go on -------you see a church-------- your right.

A:-since/in

B:-before/to

C:-(until)till/on

D:-after/at



(until)till/on


Question61:-I object------ being kept waiting.

A:-for

B:-to

C:-on

D:-until



to


Question62:-I am not keen-------- cooking

A:-about

B:-in

C:-for

D:-on



on


Question63:-Wine is good -------- you,but you are not interested -------it.

A:-to/of

B:-of/ at it

C:-in/for

D:-to/in



to/in


Question64:-Driving on the left was confusing, but I soon got used ------- it.

A:-for

B:-to

C:-on

D:-with



to


Question65:-Once inside the door, the thief took ------ his mask.

A:-on

B:-off

C:-in

D:-out



off


Question66:-He is travelling------ car now.But usually he goes------ a bus.

A:-by/on

B:-in /in

C:-on /by

D:-by/by



by/on


Question67:-My father usually goes abroad -------- a plane,as travelling ------ ship takes many more days.

A:-by/on

B:-on/by

C:-in/ on

D:-on/in



on/by


Question68:-I prefer travelling across India ------land rather than ------- the train.

A:-on/on

B:-by/by

C:-in/in

D:-by/on



by/on


Question69:-As there hasn't been any change------ tax rates for the last two years, it is proposed to increase taxes ------- tobacco.

A:-on/ in

B:-in/on

C:-for/about

D:-upon/for



in/on


Question70:-He is now blind------ one eye and deaf-------- one ear.

A:-on/on

B:-by /by

C:-with/with

D:-in/in



in/in


Question71:-They lay-----their backs and gazed ------the sky.

A:-with/in

B:-on/at

C:-by/into

D:-over/into



on/at


Question72:-He turned around, balancing ----- one foot

A:-By

B:-in

C:-on

D:-with



on


Question73:-The thing that you take a bath--------- is a Bath(tub)

A:-on

B:-in

C:-into

D:-at



in


Question74:-He was born-------- a musical family

A:-in

B:-into

C:-on

D:-by



into


Question75:-He went ----------- business with his brother.

A:-in

B:-on

C:-into

D:-with



into


Question76:-They wanted to rent a car------ the day , but they had to pay for it--------the hour

A:-by/by

B:-on/on

C:-in/in

D:-at/off



by/by


Question77:-Edison used to work ----- day and read --------the candlelight.

A:-by/by

B:-on/on

C:-in/in

D:-at/at



by/by


Question78:-Eggs are soled ------- the dozen

A:-in

B:-from

C:-by

D:-at



by


Question79:---------- my watch, it is five past twelve

A:-from

B:-in

C:-to

D:-by



by


Question80:-I saw him coming towards me,but he went --------- me without even say "hello".

A:-from

B:-past

C:-behind

D:-with



past


Question81:-Everyone knows you can't work -------an empty stomach.

A:-with

B:-on

C:-in

D:-by



on


Question82:-She walked back ------- the flat.

A:-in

B:-to

C:-on

D:-into



into


Question83:-The narrow road which led down -------the village’

A:-against

B:-over

C:-into

D:-onto



into


Question84:-a peaceful protest which turned ---------a violent confrontation

A:-onto

B:-into

C:-for

D:-from



into


Question85:-a small man -------- thick glasses

A:-on

B:-of

C:-by

D:-with



with


Question86:-He went ----------the stage and dance with you

A:-onto

B:-into

C:-over

D:-down



onto


Question87:-marine mammals generally swim -------- the current

A:-in

B:-by

C:-with

D:-on



with


Question88:-he was trembling ------ fear

A:-by

B:-on

C:-with

D:-in



with


Question89:-they lived -------the street from one another

A:-in

B:-by

C:-onto

D:-across



across


Question90:-A display of fireworks-------- the town

A:-on

B:-in

C:-above

D:-across



above


Question91:-He is thinking at a level-------- the common people

A:-than

B:-at

C:-on

D:-above



above


Question92:-If they do not have any money -------them, the police arrest them.

A:-in

B:-at

C:-about

D:-on



on


Question93:-A very interesting conversation------ language and writing ensued.

A:-in

B:-with

C:-by

D:-on



on


Question94:-The film is based------ a true story.

A:-from

B:-with

C:-on

D:-at



on


Question95:-He was -------several committees and was a former Mayor

A:-on

B:-in

C:-with

D:-at



on


Question96:-I knew he was------- the jury but did not talk to him about it.

A:-above

B:-below

C:-on

D:-in



on


Question97:-Downing Street seems determremainined to deaf ------all these voices of reason.

A:-of

B:-to

C:-in

D:-from



to


Question98:-She served ------ many advisory councils and boards.

A:-in

B:-from

C:-by

D:-on



on


Question99:-he got ------ his car and drove off

A:-in

B:-on

C:-away

D:-at



in


Question100:-By October I'll be ----------of cash and in need of a job.

A:-as

B:-out

C:-from

D:-away



out


Question101:-nine times out --------ten, companies are the source of such information.

A:-in

B:-with

C:-of

D:-from



of


Question102:-Downing Street seems determined to remain deaf ------all these voices of reason.

A:-in

B:-with

C:-to

D:-on



to