Prepositions Worksheet For Classes 6 and 7

This grammar worksheet is designed for students of classes 6 and 7. They will also benefit higher level students.

Prepositions are small words, but they are important ones. If you can use them correctly, it is a clear sign that you have good command of English language.

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate preposition.

Prepositions worksheet for classes 6 and 7

1. Have you got any books …………… Indian history?

a) about
b) on
c) Either could be used here

2. The helicopter hovered ……………… the palace.

a) above
b) over
c) Either could be used here

3. We are waiting ………………. the guests.

a) for
b) to
c) with

4. There aren’t many apples ……………….. the tree.

a) on
b) in
c) at

5. He was wearing a blue coat ……………… his shirt.

a) over
b) above
c) on

6. There is a small cottage ……………….. the lake.

a) over
b) above
c) Either could be used here

7. The plane flew ………………….. the city.

a) over
b) across
c) Either could be used here

8. Mount Everest is about 8000 metres ………………… sea level.

a) above
b) across
c) over

9. Many parts of this country are ………………… sea level.

a) under
b) below
c) underneath

10. They swam ……………… the river.

a) across
b) over
c) through

11. This custom has been in practice ………………. the centuries.

a) through
b) across
c) over

12. We walked ……………………. The house.

a) around
b) across
c) along

13. There were ……………… forty students in the class.

a) about
b) around
c) Either could be used here

14. They cancelled the match ……………….. the rain.

a) because
b) because of
c) Either could be used here

15. I must reach home …………………. 9 o’clock.

a) before
b) in front of
c) Either could be used here

16. As we watched the sun disappeared ………………… the horizon.

a) below
b) under
c) Either could be used here

17. Who is that girl sitting ……………….. Janaki?

a) beside
b) besides
c) Either could be used here

18. Who was at the party …………………. Ravi and Sreeja?

a) beside
b) besides

19. ………………… maths, we study physics and chemistry.

a) Besides
b) Beside

20. He divided the money ……………… his children.

a) between
b) among
c) Either could be used here

21. I was questioned ……………….. three officers.

a) by
b) with

22. We got the nail out …………… a screwdriver

a) by
b) with

Answers

1. Have you got any books on/ about Indian history?

2. The helicopter hovered over / above the palace.
3. We are waiting for the guests.
4. There aren’t many apples on the tree.
5. He was wearing a blue coat over his shirt.
6. There is a small cottage above the lake. (The cottage is not directly over the lake.)
7. The plane flew over / across the city.
8. Mount Everest is about 8000 metres above sea level.
9. Many parts of this country are below sea level.
10. They swam across the river.
11. This custom has been in practice through the centuries.
12. We walked around the house.
13. There were about / around forty students in the class.
14. They cancelled the match because of the rain.
15. I must reach home before 9 o’clock.
16. As we watched the sun disappeared below the horizon.
17. Who is that girl sitting beside Janaki?
18. Who was at the party besides Ravi and Sreeja?
19. Besides maths, we study physics and chemistry. (Besides means in addition to.)
20. He divided the money between / among his children. (Before plural nouns, we can use divide between/among and share between/among. Before a series of singular nouns we use divide between / share between.)
21. I was questioned by three officers.
22. We got the nail out with a screwdriver.

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1 Response

  1. Alok says:

    please provide answer with reason

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