The Prepositions of Movement Quiz

The word preposition means positioned before (pre-position). A preposition will sit before another word, which is either a noun or a pronoun.  It will show that word's relationship to another nearby word.

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What's in the Prepositions of Movement Quiz

The quiz asks only 10 multiple choice questions. Simply select the answer you feel is correct and get an immediate response. All questions have an explanation of the answer.

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To get to the beach, walk ______ that big tower, but turn left half way and follow the lane.
beach
to
towards
into
at

Correct!

Wrong!

You can put your jacket _____ the back of the chair
Jacket on a chair
off
onto
into
next to

Correct!

Wrong!

Henry got  ___ the train in Birmingham, where his sister lived,
Opposites quiz
off
into
under
over

Correct!

Wrong!

The children ____ school every morning at 8.30
School bus
go to
go at
go for
go by

Correct!

Wrong!

While Pauline was washing the dishes, her ring came ___ her finger
ring in water
on
onto
off
of

Correct!

Wrong!

Let's walk ____ the hill to the harbour to look at the boats.
Harbour and boats
up
down
over
along

Correct!

Wrong!

Could you pour a little milk ____ my coffee, please.
coffee cup
into
onto
for
under

Correct!

Wrong!

Alfredo took his flute _____ its case and played some music for me.
flute
out of
into
in
out

Correct!

Wrong!

While Lee was walking ____ the road he saw two dogs fighting
2 dogs fighting
down
under
through
beyond

Correct!

Wrong!

Sandy and Matt climbed __ the Leaning Tower of Pisa to get a better view
Leaning Tower of Pisa
off
down
up
upwards

Correct!

Wrong!

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