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

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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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Sarah has to finish her essay __ next Friday.
by
until
past
beyond

Correct!

Wrong!

We use ___ when we refer to days or dates.
Calendar
at
on
in
until

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!

Would you like to come to dinner __________?
Come to dinner
on Friday
at Friday
past Friday
in Friday

Correct!

Wrong!

Joanne lay in bed ______ she talked to Mike on the phone.
girl on phone
while
until
past
beyond

Correct!

Wrong!

I took a lot of notes ________ the lecture.
lecture
during
before
at
until

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!

Your dental appointment is ____ 3.15 pm _____ Thursday
Dentist
in/at
on/in
at/on
before/in

Correct!

Wrong!

Peter wants to stay in France _____ the end of the year.
Paris, France
by
before
until
while

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!

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