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Upper Intermediate prepositions quiz

Organise the class into groups of 4 to 6. Divide each group into two teams, and give each their respective handouts. The teams take it in turns to read a sentence while the other team tries to give the missing preposition.

 

PREPOSITIONS QUIZ 1 – TEAM A

1.       Italian is quite similar ……. Spanish. (to)

2.       This painting reminds me ……. home. (of)

3.       I hope they won’t be angry ……. me. (with)

4.       I’ve always been fascinated …….. history. (by)

5.       I think she’s addicted ……. caffeine. (to)

6.       I’ve applied …….. seven jobs. (for)

7.       We congratulate you ……. passing your

       exam. (on)

8.       I am writing to you ……. behalf of my client.

       (on)

9.       Don’t worry ……. it. (about)

10.   I borrowed the money ……. my parents.

       (from)

PREPOSITIONS QUIZ 1 – TEAM B

1.       The frying pan’s ……. fire! (on)

2.       Don’t blame me ……. your mistakes. (for)

3.       Are you interested ……. art? (in)

4.       Three athletes have been disqualified …….

       the competition. (from)

5.       There’s been a dramatic fall …….

       unemployment. (in)

6.       I thought that film was great. What did you

       think ……. it? (of)

7.       Apart ……. the weather, everything’s great.

       (from)

8.       I’m not very good ……. remembering people’s

       names. (at)

9.       He succeeded ……. getting a job. (in)

10.   I’m absolutely covered ……. mud! (in)

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