Exercise: Prepositions- Location

Topic: Prepositions | Level: Beginner

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct preposition

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

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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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