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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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 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!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

I like to watch TV _____________
watching tv
by the night
in the evening
on the morning
at the afternoon

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

In my office, most people go home ________ 6.30 or 7.00 pm.
Going Home
throughout
at about
during
while

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!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

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!

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