Printable Handout: Prepositions- Location

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Instructions: Choose the correct preposition

Q1 - I was waiting ...... the bus stop when it began to rain
in
at
on
Q2 - We met ...... a night-club
on
from
in
Q3 - There's very little milk ..... the bottle
on
in
to
Q4 - She was involved in an accident .... the way to her friends' house
on
in
to
Q5 - Her article was published ..... a magazine
to
at
in
Q6 - She is going .... the shops
to
at
on
Q7 - He spends too much time ....... his bedroom
on
in
at
Q8 - Put the milk ...... the fridge, please
at
in
from
Q9 - They moved ...... the suburbs
in
to
at
Q10 - I'll take the children ........ school
to
from
at
Q11 - You can phone me ..... John's after nine
in
on
at
Q12 - The Prime Minister appeared .... television last night
in
to
on
Q13 - I got it ..... the sales
on
by
in
Q14 - His phone number isn't ..... the phone directory
at
from
in
Q15 - I didn't recognise him ____ the photograph
in
on
onto
Q16 - They haven't got the book ...... the library
on
to
in
Q17 - Manchester is ..... the North of England
on
in
at
Q18 - She's ..... the phone at the moment
on
in
at
Q19 - She studies French ....... university
in
for
at
Q20 - She's ...... work
on
to
at
Q21 - She's ..... the telephone at the moment
in
at
on
Q22 - They arrived ...... France last night
at
in
on
Q23 - I went ....... the shops to get them
for
by
to
Q24 - She put a pullover ..... because she was feeling cold
on
in
to
Q25 - They arrived ..... the airport ten minutes before their flight left
at
in
to
Q26 - There are always a lot of people ..... the doctor's
for
to
at
Q27 - She wrote everything down ...... her diary
in
to
by
Q28 - There are too many people ..... the tube at rush hour
at
on
to
Q29 - Their house is ...... the coast
in
for
on
Q30 - She arrived ..... Paris at 8 o'clock in the morning
at
in
to
Q31 - They didn't speak very much .... class
in
at
for
Q32 - He learnt Italian when he was living ...... Rome
at
for
in
Q33 - I spend a lot of time ...... the phone
on
for
to
Q34 - She works ...... a shop
on
in
at
Q35 - Her bedroom is rather noisy because it is ..... the front of the house
at
on
by
Q36 - He's ..... strike
in
onto
on
Q37 - The letter came ......... my letterbox
in
through
by
Q38 - In England we drive ........ the left
in
to
on
Q39 - She had to fly ....... New York last week
to
in
on
Q40 - Mount Everest is ..... the Himalayas
in
on
by
Q41 - There are twenty cigarettes ..... a packet
on
at
in
Q42 - The bank is ..... Western Avenue
at
in
for
Q43 - Oxford Street is the most famous shopping street ..... London
on
to
in
Q44 - There were ten thousand people ...... the concert
to
at
on
Q45 - The message appeared ...... his pager
on
in
at
Q46 - I forgot to put a stamp ...... the envelope
in
on
at
Q47 - She hung her coat ..... the hook
in
to
on
Q48 - She changed her traveller's cheques ...... the bank at the airport
on
in
to
Q49 - They live ..... the fourth floor
on
in
to
Q50 - The plane landed ...... the airport
at
for
by
Q51 - My brother's an actor and he appeared .... television last night
on
in
for
Q52 - They arrived ...... the station ten minutes late
at
in
on
Q53 - He put the papers ........ the desk drawer
on
to
into
Q54 - He had to appear ...... court last week
on
in
at
Q55 - He was sent ....... prison for fraud
to
in
on
Q56 - They got married ..... church
on
at
in
Q57 - Farmers work ...... the country
on
in
by
Q58 - It was ...... all the newspapers
in
on
to
Q59 - Did you see the film .... TV last night?
in
on
to
Q60 - The film opened ...... cinemas everywhere
on
in
to
Q61 - They bought a house ..... a lovely village
in
to
at
Q62 - We went ...... the cinema on Friday night
for
to
at
Q63 - The Channel Tunnel goes ...... the English Channel
over
into
under
Q64 - The post-box is .... the corner
over
at
on
Q65 - He took the book ....... the shelf
on
onto
off
Q66 - Champagne comes ...... France
to
from
at
Q67 - The bridge goes ..... the river
under
round
over
Q68 - He looked ..... the window
through
to
into
Q69 - You should see yourself ....... the mirror
at
on
in
Q70 - The entrance is ...... the ground floor
in
at
on
Q71 - She works ...... a factory
on
in
at
Q72 - She looked ..... the photograph
in
to
at
Q73 - The news was ....... the radio first
on
to
into
Q74 - It's ...... the end of the garden
in
at
on
Q75 - He poured the wine ........ the glasses
onto
out
into
Q76 - I hate drinking beer ....... a bottle
in
out of
for
Q77 - He went ...... to bed
from
upstairs
forwards
Q78 - Go ..... the end of the road and turn right
in
to
at
Q79 - The Amazon is the largest river ..... the world
at
to
in
Q80 - They went skiing ..... the Alps
in
on
to
Q81 - The orange juice is ..... the fridge
in
to
under
Q82 - Could you put the book back ...... the shelf when you've finished with it
in
at
on
Q83 - The bridge goes ..... the river at its widest point
to
over
into
Q84 - He looked ..... himself in the mirror
for
on
at
Q85 - There wasn't a cloud ...... the sky
in
on
by
Q86 - I take two sugars ..... coffee
on
in
for
Q87 - She's sitting ..... an armchair
at
for
in
Q88 - Very few people went ...... the concert
in
on
to
Q89 - There's a lot of vitamin C ...... oranges
on
through
in
Q90 - They were stopped and arrested ..... customs
on
for
in
Q91 - Her photograph was ..... the front page of the evening newspaper
at
on
by
Q92 - The garden is .... the back of the house
at
in
for
Q93 - They live ..... the suburbs
on
to
in
Q94 - He took the papers ...... of his briefcase
from
out
off
Q95 - Turn left ...... the crossroads
at
to
on
Q96 - She went ...... the shops to get some batteries
in
for
to
Q97 - Their luggage was stolen ..... the airport
at
on
to
Q98 - She looked at the picture ..... the wall
to
on
in
Q99 - I'll have to take the bus as my car is .... the garage
in
on
for
Q100 - The office is ...... the top floor
at
on
in
Q101 - He was wearing his new watch ...... his wrist
in
on
at
Q102 - I was .... home all night
on
at
in
Q103 - I put all my junk ...... the attic
in
at
for
Q104 - He always sings ..... the shower
on
at
in
Q105 - There are too many cars ..... the roads
in
on
at
Q106 - She was still ..... the bath when her guests arrived
in
on
to
Q107 - It was made .... China
to
on
in
Q108 - Turn right ..... Spring Road
into
by
to
Q109 - They go ..... school by bus
in
to
for
Q110 - He sent postcards ..... his friends
on
at
to
Q111 - She got .... the train at Bedford
off
in
for
Q112 - You can get duty free ...... the plane
at
on
to
Q113 - He spent ten years ....... prison
in
at
on
Q114 - A surgeon works ....... an operating theatre
on
for
in
Q115 - She was ...... the garden when I arrived
to
in
on
Q116 - The satellite is ..... orbit
on
at
in
Q117 - The video is available ...... all good shops
in
on
to
Q118 - They were taken ....... hospital by ambulance
in
to
for
Q119 - He spent a lot of time ...... the swimming pool
on
to
in
Q120 - She didn't come ..... school last week because she was ill
in
to
for
Q121 - The plane crashed ...... the sea
in
on
to
Q122 - Take the second road ..... the left
on
at
in
Q123 - The police took them ..... the station
to
for
by
Q124 - They trained ..... the gym
on
in
to
Q125 - He put the book .... the top shelf
in
for
on
Q126 - I got ..... the bus at the Green
on
in
to
Q127 - Troubles come ....... threes
in
on
at
Q128 - I used to live ..... the next street
on
from
in
Q129 - The church is ...... the pub
in front
opposite
under
Q130 - There's a lot of caffeine ...... coffee
in
to
for
Q131 - Milan is ...... Italy
on
in
at
Q132 - Sicily is .... the South of Italy
on
at
in
Q133 - She took the train ..... work
for
at
to
Q134 - You can park ...... the basement car park
in
on
at
Q135 - He was born ...... Liverpool
in
on
from
Q136 - I've never been .... the United States
at
for
to
Q137 - She lives ...... a farm
in
on
at
Q138 - You can change your money ...... a bank
on
for
in
Q139 - Were you ...... the party?
on
at
to
Q140 - I'm going ..... bed
on
to
into
Q141 - They usually eat ..... the kitchen
on
for
in
Q142 - Buckingham Palace is ..... London
on
in
at
Q143 - She took the train ..... Edinburgh
at
on
to
Q144 - He's always got his hands ...... his pockets
on
in
into
Q145 - He was sitting ..... his desk drinking a coffee
to
in
at
Q146 - They live ..... the country
in
on
through
Q147 - We went for a walk ...... the wood
by
at
in
Q148 - You'll find the word ...... a dictionary
from
to
in
Q149 - She lived ...... Australia for several years
in
from
to
Q150 - My bedroom looks ........ the sea
into
onto
from
Q151 - I live ...... a quiet street
at
in
towards
Q152 - In the sixties, humankind landed ...... the moon
in
at
on
Q153 - Look up the number ...... the telephone directory
on
in
at
Q154 - I forgot to put the letters ...... the post yesterday
in
onto
at
Q155 - The company is based ..... a small town
on
at
in
Q156 - The River Thames runs ..... London
through
over
in
Q157 - She walked ..... the room and sat down
out
into
at
Q158 - He rarely goes ....... church
towards
to
for
Q159 - He worked ..... the supermarket at the end of my street for years
in
to
by

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