'Prepositions- Location' Quiz

This is a beginner-level quiz containing 159 multichoice questions from our 'prepositions' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Prepositions- Location

Exercise 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

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct preposition

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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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