Prepositions of Movement Quiz You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our Vocabulary section's Prepositions of Movement page. 1. Prepositions of movement are usually used with verbs of motion. Which is a verb of motion? to be to go to do a) to be b) to go c) to do 2. Choose the correct preposition: The Earth goes _______ the sun once a year. across past around a) across b) past c) around 3. My dog was lying on the sofa, so I yelled, "Get ______ !" out of from off a) out of b) from c) off 4. Which is NOT correct? "The bridge went ______ the river." on over across a) on b) over c) across 5. Which is correct? "How far is it _______ the station from here?" from to away from a) from b) to c) away from 6. They drove _______ the French border. in towards into a) up b) towards c) away from 7. To score in soccer, you must get the ball _______ the goalkeeper and into the net. through across past a) through b) across c) past 8. We usually feel the most exhausted after running _______ a steep hill. up down around a) up b) down c) around 9. Which are the correct prepositions? Donald fell _______ the boat and _______ the water. down, in off, into out of, onto a) down, in b) off, into c) out of, onto 10. The prisoners escaped _______ a tunnel they'd dug _______ the prison wall. under, through out of, over through, under a) under, through b) out of, over c) through, under Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers.