Prepositions exercise

July 29, 2011pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.

1. We regret that we cannot comply ………………………. your request.

a) With
b) At
c) To

2. The best candidate should be appointed …………………………… the post.

a) To
b) At
c) With

3. He is addicted ………………………….. gambling.

a) On
b) At
c) To

4. I was amazed ………………………….. her stupendous ignorance.

a) With
b) On
c) At

5. We must be grateful for the blessings that God has bestowed ……………………………….. us.

a) On
b) With
c) For

6. We called ………………………….. a friend’s house on the way.

a) At
b) On
c) For

7. On the way we came …………………………. an old beggar.

a) Along
b) Across
c) On

8. We agreed ………………………… a certain course of action.

a) With
b) Upon
c) In

9. People in many villages don’t have access ………………………. electricity.

a) With
b) To
c) At

10. He was accused ———————— theft.

a) Of
b) For
c) With

11. He has been absent ………………………. classes for three days now.

a) At
b) From
c) On

12. You must abide ……………………………. the terms of this agreement.

a) By
b) With
c) At

Answers

1. Comply with
2. Appointed to
3. Addicted to
4. Amazed at
5. Bestowed on
6. Called at (= visit)
7. Came across
8. Agreed upon
9. Access to
10. Accused of
11. Absent from
12. Abide by

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