Verbal Ability Quiz on Prepositions – Set 5

This quiz is designed to check your basic understanding of Prepositions, an important topic under Verbal Ability.

Directions: Choose the correct preposition to complete each of the following sentences.

1.When I was younger I was always afraid ________ going to the dentist.
A. With
B. For
C. Of
D. In
2.Mary’s in the kitchen looking ________ her car keys.
A. At
B. Around
C. For
D. Down
3.Are you really happy ________ your life here?
A. With
B. For
C. About
D. Of
4.He was quite pleased ________ the results.
A. With
B. At
C. On
D. For
5.This is a painting ________ an unknown artist.
A. Of
B. From
C. By
D. To
6.I am proud ________ being a teacher.
A. For
B. On
C. At
D. Of
7.Don’t worry ________ it. Everything will be fine.
A. Of
B. With
C. About
D. For
8.My father tells us fascinating stories ________ his years in the navy.
A. Of
B. About
C. On
D. From
9.Did you call attention ________ their mistake?
A. To
B. About
C. For
D. With
10.________ to the headmaster, both of the boys got involved in the fight.
A. Down
B. Above
C. Beside
D. According
11.Except ________ that one, all the sentences were easy.
A. Of
B. At
C. For
D. With
12.Be careful. They will lose faith ________ you.
A. On
B. In
C. For
D. With
13.The girls worked ________ their lessons for half an hour.
A. At
B. For
C. About
D. On
14.He depends ________ his sister for help.
A. Of
B. On
C. With
D. About
15.Miss Wilson is very fond ________ French food.
A. Of
B. On
C. For
D. After

ANSWERS

1. C2. C3. A4. A5. C6. D7. C8. B9. A10. D11. C12. B13. D14. B15. A

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