'Prepositions- Time' Quiz

This is a beginner-level quiz containing 76 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- Time

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct preposition

Q1 - My birthday's ...... May
Q2 - She'll be away ...... next week
Q3 - The exam is ...... the tenth of December
Q4 - I always have dinner with my family ..... Christmas Day
Q5 - In Spain, they give each other presents ..... Christmas Eve
Q6 - The lecture finished ..... five thirty
Q7 - I hate it when people telephone ......... I'm having dinner
Q8 - I like to go to a party ....... New Year's Eve
Q9 - The term is from September ...... December
Q10 - He hasn't worked ....... he lost his job
Q11 - The car won't be ready ..... Friday
Q12 - You must see Paris ..... the Spring
Q13 - He doesn't start work until late .... the afternoon
Q14 - Snow generally falls ..... February
Q15 - People give chocolate eggs as presents ...... Easter
Q16 - Did I miss anything ........ I was on the phone?
Q17 - I have lessons .... Mondays and Wednesdays
Q18 - He didn't do the work ...... his boss got angry
Q19 - She was off work ...... a fortnight
Q20 - Nobody spoke ...... the film
Q21 - It's always colder ....... November than September
Q22 - Their first child was born ..... the spring
Q23 - I've known him ....... a long time
Q24 - People celebrate Guy Fawkes' Night ..... the fifth of November
Q25 - They'll deliver .......... two weeks
Q26 - I'll see you ..... ten o' clock
Q27 - She died ..... 1993
Q28 - We made lots of friends .......... we were in Mexico
Q29 - It gets very cold ..... winter
Q30 - She was born ..... 1985
Q31 - In England they say .... the weekend
Q32 - In America they say..... the weekend
Q33 - Her birthday's ..... June
Q34 - I'll be seeing them ...... a month's time
Q35 - I leave home very early ..... the morning
Q36 - We left ..... Monday
Q37 - He's been with the company ........ the summer
Q38 - She's going on holiday ...... Xmas
Q39 - The Black Death occurred ..... the Middle Ages
Q40 - I'll be working ...... the summer holidays
Q41 - Leaves fall ..... Autumn
Q42 - She was Prime Minister ....... ten years
Q43 - The law was changed ..... the nineteenth century
Q44 - He'll be here ..... a moment
Q45 - Term finishes ..... a Thursday for some reason
Q46 - Their wedding is .... the eleventh of July
Q47 - I worked there ....... five years
Q48 - I haven't seen her ........ April
Q49 - The film starts ........ eight o' clock
Q50 - Mayday is celebrated .... May the first
Q51 - Please keep quiet ......... the performance
Q52 - The contract is from July ...... December
Q53 - The film will be ready ..... two hours
Q54 - The plane left ....... time
Q55 - I began to feel ill ....... the film
Q56 - The play starts ..... half past seven
Q57 - The strike started .... the fifteenth of May
Q58 - More people have heart attacks ..... Monday morning than at any other time
Q59 - She got pregnant ....... eighteen
Q60 - The results come out .... July
Q61 - There is a public holiday ........ May the first
Q62 - I haven't seen her ..... the last meeting
Q63 - She was born ..... Christmas Eve
Q64 - The flower blossoms .... early April
Q65 - I didn't have a chance to speak ......... the meeting
Q66 - Traffic is terrible .... rush hour
Q67 - She left her job ....... August
Q68 - Her birthday is ..... a Tuesday this year
Q69 - We met ...... a foggy day in March
Q70 - Their car was broken into ..... Saturday night
Q71 - He worked there ...... two years
Q72 - The contract was signed ..... 1984
Q73 - They're leaving ...... June
Q74 - I was ill ...... a week
Q75 - I worked there ...... July till September
Q76 - He was born ..... 1968

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct preposition

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Q1 - My birthday's ...... May
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q2 - She'll be away ...... next week
 
since
 
at
 
until
Q3 - The exam is ...... the tenth of December
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q4 - I always have dinner with my family ..... Christmas Day
 
in
 
at
 
on
Q5 - In Spain, they give each other presents ..... Christmas Eve
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q6 - The lecture finished ..... five thirty
 
at
 
on
 
in
Q7 - I hate it when people telephone ......... I'm having dinner
 
during
 
while
 
for
Q8 - I like to go to a party ....... New Year's Eve
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q9 - The term is from September ...... December
 
at
 
for
 
to
Q10 - He hasn't worked ....... he lost his job
 
since
 
for
 
by
Q11 - The car won't be ready ..... Friday
 
until
 
in
 
since
Q12 - You must see Paris ..... the Spring
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q13 - He doesn't start work until late .... the afternoon
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q14 - Snow generally falls ..... February
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q15 - People give chocolate eggs as presents ...... Easter
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q16 - Did I miss anything ........ I was on the phone?
 
while
 
during
 
for
Q17 - I have lessons .... Mondays and Wednesdays
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q18 - He didn't do the work ...... his boss got angry
 
since
 
for
 
until
Q19 - She was off work ...... a fortnight
 
for
 
at
 
in
Q20 - Nobody spoke ...... the film
 
during
 
since
 
on
Q21 - It's always colder ....... November than September
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q22 - Their first child was born ..... the spring
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q23 - I've known him ....... a long time
 
since
 
for
 
at
Q24 - People celebrate Guy Fawkes' Night ..... the fifth of November
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q25 - They'll deliver .......... two weeks
 
at
 
within
 
by
Q26 - I'll see you ..... ten o' clock
 
at
 
on
 
in
Q27 - She died ..... 1993
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q28 - We made lots of friends .......... we were in Mexico
 
during
 
while
 
since
Q29 - It gets very cold ..... winter
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q30 - She was born ..... 1985
 
at
 
on
 
in
Q31 - In England they say .... the weekend
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q32 - In America they say..... the weekend
 
at
 
on
 
in
Q33 - Her birthday's ..... June
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q34 - I'll be seeing them ...... a month's time
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q35 - I leave home very early ..... the morning
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q36 - We left ..... Monday
 
at
 
on
 
for
Q37 - He's been with the company ........ the summer
 
since
 
for
 
at
Q38 - She's going on holiday ...... Xmas
 
in
 
at
 
on
Q39 - The Black Death occurred ..... the Middle Ages
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q40 - I'll be working ...... the summer holidays
 
on
 
during
 
while
Q41 - Leaves fall ..... Autumn
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q42 - She was Prime Minister ....... ten years
 
in
 
for
 
since
Q43 - The law was changed ..... the nineteenth century
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q44 - He'll be here ..... a moment
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q45 - Term finishes ..... a Thursday for some reason
 
at
 
in
 
on
Q46 - Their wedding is .... the eleventh of July
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q47 - I worked there ....... five years
 
since
 
for
 
in
Q48 - I haven't seen her ........ April
 
since
 
for
 
during
Q49 - The film starts ........ eight o' clock
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q50 - Mayday is celebrated .... May the first
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q51 - Please keep quiet ......... the performance
 
during
 
by
 
in
Q52 - The contract is from July ...... December
 
at
 
for
 
until
Q53 - The film will be ready ..... two hours
 
for
 
at
 
in
Q54 - The plane left ....... time
 
on
 
at
 
to
Q55 - I began to feel ill ....... the film
 
while
 
for
 
during
Q56 - The play starts ..... half past seven
 
at
 
on
 
in
Q57 - The strike started .... the fifteenth of May
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q58 - More people have heart attacks ..... Monday morning than at any other time
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q59 - She got pregnant ....... eighteen
 
at
 
in
 
on
Q60 - The results come out .... July
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q61 - There is a public holiday ........ May the first
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q62 - I haven't seen her ..... the last meeting
 
for
 
since
 
by
Q63 - She was born ..... Christmas Eve
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q64 - The flower blossoms .... early April
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q65 - I didn't have a chance to speak ......... the meeting
 
during
 
for
 
while
Q66 - Traffic is terrible .... rush hour
 
in
 
while
 
until
Q67 - She left her job ....... August
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q68 - Her birthday is ..... a Tuesday this year
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q69 - We met ...... a foggy day in March
 
on
 
at
 
in
Q70 - Their car was broken into ..... Saturday night
 
in
 
at
 
on
Q71 - He worked there ...... two years
 
for
 
since
 
in
Q72 - The contract was signed ..... 1984
 
in
 
on
 
at
Q73 - They're leaving ...... June
 
on
 
in
 
at
Q74 - I was ill ...... a week
 
since
 
while
 
for
Q75 - I worked there ...... July till September
 
in
 
to
 
from
Q76 - He was born ..... 1968
 
in
 
on
 
at

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