The Prepositions of Time 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 time quiz

What's in the Prepositions of Time Quiz

It's a short quiz where you get a selection of 10 multiple choice questions on the prepositions of time. 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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It was an emergency, I had to work _______ the night. I didn't get home until 9.30 the next morning.
night work
until
beyond
through
while

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!

In summer the sun sets _________ 9.30 pm
Sunset in summer
in around
at around
on around
to around

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!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

It was ________ morning when we finally arrived in Sydney
Sydney
during
while
toward
after

Correct!

Wrong!

I told Andrea not to stay out _________ 8.00 pm as she has homework to do before bed.
Homework
during
beyond
while
at around

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!

Please don't stay out ____ 10.00 pm, you have school tomorrow.
Teenagers having fun
past
over
at about
through

Correct!

Wrong!

Most Spaniards eat dinner ______ 10.00 pm
Spanish Restaurant
at around
over
during
between

Correct!

Wrong!

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