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Six Preposition Rules Quiz

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1. Which list only contains prepositions?

too, here, soon
to, with, until
for, yet, but
a) too, here, soon b) to, with, until c) for, yet, but

2. A preposition _______ has an object.

never
usually
always
a) never b) usually c) always

3. Which is the preposition + object? "Do you still want to meet on Saturday?"

Do you
to meet
on Saturday
a) Do you b) to meet c) on Saturday

4. A preposition usually comes _______ its object.

before
from
after
a) before b) from c) after

5. Which is the object of a preposition? "I'd like to book a seat next to the window."

book
a seat
the window
a) book b) a seat c) the window

6. A pronoun following a preposition should be in the _______ form.

subjective
objective
possessive
a) subjective b) objective c) possessive

7. Which is correct? "I forwarded the e-mail to _______ all. "

them
they
their
a) them b) they c) their

8. Complex prepositions are _______ phrases.

two-word
three-word
two- or three-word
a) two-word b) three-word c) two- or three-word

9. In which sentence is the word to used as a preposition?

Jimi loves to play guitar.
He won't play to an audience yet.
He wants to practise more first.
a) Jimi loves to play guitar. b) He won't play to an audience yet. c) He wants to practise more first.

10. Complete the golden preposition rule: "A preposition is followed by _______ . It is never followed by _______ ."

a noun, a verb
a verb, a noun
a noun, a pronoun
a) a noun, a verb b) a verb, a noun c) a noun, a pronoun

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