The Prepositions of Place Quiz

Struggling with those annoying English prepositions of time is a thing of the past. Now you can learn them in a fun way by doing the prepositions of place quiz

What's in the Prepositions of Place Quiz

It's a short quiz where you get a selection of 10 multiple choice questions on the prepositions of place. In addition, you can repeat the quiz to get a different selection of questions. To help you learn, each answer comes with an explanation of the answer. So, have a go - do it now! Click the button below to begin.

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The party went on well _____ midnight. It was 1.30 when I left
past
until
over
between

Correct!

Wrong!

I think Andrea stopped playing the piano ______ 8.00 pm when she went for dinner with her friends
Woman playing the piano
at about
during
while
since

Correct!

Wrong!

We went for a late dinner _____ the ballet.
ballerina
while
past
after
at about

Correct!

Wrong!

____ May __ September it is hot in Spain.
Cudillero Spain
To/from
Until/to
From/to
From/past

Correct!

Wrong!

Yesterday, we played football on the beach _____ 2.00 pm ___ 4.00 pm
to/until
from/till
from/past
from/beyond

Correct!

Wrong!

Please brush your teeth ___________ you go to bed.
after
while
before
during

Correct!

Wrong!

We were lucky, the baby slept ______________ the night.
baby sleeping
while
in
at
throughout

Correct!

Wrong!

The coach will leave ________ 6.00 pm. It may be as late as 6.15 but you should be here at 6.00 sharp, just in case.
Coach
before
at around
between
throughout

Correct!

Wrong!

I like to go skiing _________
Skiing
in winter
on winter
before winter
until winter

Correct!

Wrong!

I was at work ________ 9.00 am and 6.00 pm; ask my boss if you don't believe me.
Working 9 to 6
from
before
past
between

Correct!

Wrong!

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