Prepositions Exercise For Classes 8 and 9 CBSE

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate preposition. Each question is followed by four suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

English Grammar Exercises

1. I was amazed —————- her brilliant performance.
a) with b) at c) by d) to

2. He is afflicted —————– a serious ailment.
a) to b) by c) of d) with

3. Tea does not agree ————— me.
a) upon b) to c) with d) none of these

4. You must apologize ————— him for your rude behaviour.
a) with b) to c) at d) for

5. Is it possible to achieve just about everything one aims ————–?
a) at b) to c) with d) of

6. She often boasts —————– her aristocratic upbringing.
a) about b) of c) at d) with

7. Don’t brood ————– your past failures.
a) with b) at c) by d) over

8. We decided to call ——————- on the principal.
a) at b) on c) for d) with

9. He has been charged —————– the murder of his landlady.
a) out b) with c) by d) from

10. During the cold war era, the US and the USSR were competing ———– each other for world domination.
a) at b) with c) of d) to

11. She deals —————— antique furniture.
a) at b) with c) in d) of

12. Never deviate ——————– the path of truth and virtue.
a) to b) from c) with d) out

13. Eventually she complied ————– my requests.
a) at b) with c) at d) from

14. There is no cure —————– AIDS yet.
a) of b) for c) by d) with

15. She is keen ——————– pursuing higher education in the US.
a) at b) on c) with d) none

16. This novel makes several allusions —————- Greek mythology.
a) at b) with c) to d) of

17. He was anxious —————– contact his parents.
a) about b) of c) at d) to

18. She has an aptitude —————- science.
a) to b) for c) with d) none of these

19. The indulgent mother is always blind —————- her children’s faults.
a) at b) with c) to d) none of these

20. He was brought —————– by his grand parents.
a) about b) out c) in d) up

21. He is addicted —————– gambling.
a) with b) to c) at d) by

22. The robbers broke —————- the shop and looted it.
a) down b) away c) into d) off

23. She accused me —————— stealing her flowers.
a) about b) of c) with d) from

24. Be sure to avail yourself ————– this opportunity.
a) to b) with c) of d) on

25. She is always busy ————– something or the other.
a) at b) with c) by d) from


1. at
2. with
3. with
4. to
5. at
6. of
7. over
8. on
9. with
10. with
11. in
12. from
13. with
14. for
15. on
16. to
17. to
18. for
19. to
20. up
21. to
22. into
23. of
24. of
25. with

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1 Response

  1. Pallav says:

    Thank u very much my clever teacher gave all questions from this website

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