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

Correct!

Wrong!

The ducks flew ____ the lake and landed on the other side.
ducks
under
through
over
of

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

There was an accident earlier when a car was driven ____ a shop
in
onto
into
through

Correct!

Wrong!

How long does it take to drive ____ your apartment __ your office
from/to
from/by
into/from
away/to

Correct!

Wrong!

The shop assistant carefully put the glasses ___ a box for me.
glasses in a box
into
on
onto
off

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!

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