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

Correct!

Wrong!

Paul and Janet decided to get married. Their wedding is ___________.
Wedding night
on 6 weeks
in 6 weeks
at 6 weeks
past 6 weeks

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!

Pete likes to read the paper _____ morning before going to work.
on the
at the
in the
by the

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

Andrew likes to read on the bus _______ going to school.
School bus
during
before
while
after

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

I worked in a hospital ____  4 years
by
for
while
during

Correct!

Wrong!

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

Correct!

Wrong!

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