Preposition Worksheets with Answers

A preposition is a word that is generally used before a noun or a pronoun and shows its relation with other words in a sentence. In this post, you will find the top 10 quality Preposition Worksheets with Answers.

Pro Tips: The noun or noun-equivalent before which a preposition is used is called its object or complement. Some adverbs of time or place can be used as objects to prepositions denoting relations of time or place; such as We must be ready by then (=that time).

Preposition Worksheets with Answers

Preposition Worksheets with Answers



  1. Look …………………………. the picture on the wall.
  2. He has cut his finger …………………………… a knife.
  3. Geetanjali was written ……………………….. Rabindranath.
  4. He will arrive ……………………….. 10 a.m.
  5. Trains pass ……………………… the tunnel.
  6. There are dirty marks ……………………… the floor.
  7. Leave the glasses ………………………. the table.
  8. They sat …………………………..the grass.
  9. We stood ………………………… one foot.
  10. He had a blister …………………………….. his foot.

Answers

  1. at
  2. with
  3. by
  4. at
  5.  through
  6. on
  7. on
  8. on 
  9. on
  10. on


  1. He wore a ring …………………………….. his finger.
  2. There is a coat ……………………………… a hook.
  3. He has no chance ………………………….. winning.
  4. I need a dictionary ……………………………… Hindi.
  5. He is a professor ………………………….. Bengali.
  6. Please speak …………………………. English.
  7. The letter was written………………………… biro (a kind of ball pen).
  8. The lines were printed ……………………………….. italics/capitals.
  9. Say it ………………………….. a few words.
  10. He goes ……………………….. a walk morning.

Answers

  1. on 
  2. on 
  3. of
  4. of
  5. of
  6. in 
  7.  in
  8. in 
  9. in 
  10.  for 


  1. It’s a machine …………………………. cutting hay.
  2. I draw pictures ……………………….. pleasure.
  3. What did you shout ……………………….. him for?
  4. He stood before her …………………………….. the queue.
  5. We knelt ………………………….. the shrine.
  6. Your name comes …………………………….. mine on the list.
  7. Rice sells ………………………….. Rs.15 each kilo.
  8. I bought this book …………………….. Rs.100.00.
  9. He drives ………………………. 70 kmph (kilometre per hour).
  10. The man was shooting …………………………. the crowd.

Answers

  1. for
  2.  for
  3. at 
  4. in 
  5. before 
  6. before
  7. at
  8. for
  9. at 
  10. at


  1. The dog rushed ……………………….. me.
  2. The Cloud is a poem ………………………. Shelley.
  3. I went to Kolkata …………………….. bus.
  4. May I pay ……………………………. cheque?
  5. I shall contact you ………………………. letter/telephone.
  6. He earns his living ……………………….. writing.
  7. I’m on holiday ……………………….. 15 January.
  8. There’s traffic in the streets ………………………. dawn till dusk.
  9. He was blind ………………………. birth.
  10. He died ………………………… overwork.

Answers

  1. at 
  2. by 
  3. by
  4. by
  5. by
  6. by
  7. from
  8. from
  9. from
  10. from


  1. She stood ……………………….. me.
  2. The post office is ……………………. our house.
  3. Hide ………………………………………. the tree.
  4. My family is ………………………………….. me in my decision to read medicine.
  5. He was brought ……………………… the police officer.
  6. The man ran ……………………….. the house.
  7. One man will be selected …………………. them.
  8. He is walking ………………….. the road.
  9. The road is …………………………. the river.
  10. The policeman is running ………………………… him.

Answers

  1. behind
  2. behind
  3. behind 
  4. behind
  5. before
  6. into
  7. from among
  8. across 
  9. along
  10. behind


  1. He knows nothing ………………………….. the matter.
  2. There is nobody ………………………. the house.
  3. There can be no success ………………………. hard work.
  4. The men are standing ……………………… the tree.
  5. There was a long discussion ………………………. the two of them.
  6. A mountain is visible ………………………. the river.
  7. He walked ……………………… the carriage.
  8. The whole country was …………………….. the elected leader.
  9. …………………… you, there were five other passengers there.
  10. ………………………… football, he plays tennis also.

Answers

  1. about 
  2. within
  3. without
  4. beneath
  5. between
  6. beyond
  7. behind
  8. behind
  9. Besides
  10. Besides


  1. ……………………… their ave one ho other qualifications of the candidates.
  2. West Bengal is situated ……………………….. Bihar and Bangladesh.
  3. The speaker stood ………………………. a table in front and the wall behind him.
  4. A mountain is visible ………………….. the river.
  5. He walked ………………………… the carriage.
  6. Do you know who is ……………………… this conspiracy?
  7. Please close the door ………………………………….. you when leaving
  8. The whole country was ………………………. the elected leader.
  9. ………………………. you, there were five other passengers there.
  10. ………………………. football, he plays tennis also.

Answers

  1. Besides
  2. between
  3. between
  4. beyond
  5. behind
  6. behind
  7. behind 
  8. behind
  9. Besides
  10. Besides


  1. …………………………….. their ave one ho other qualifications of the candidates.
  2. West Bengal is situated ……………………….. Bihar and Bangladesh.
  3. The speaker stood……………………………a table in front and the wall behind him.
  4. The village is situated …………………………….. the river.
  5. The beauty of the scene is ………………………….. human imagination.
  6. They cross-examined everyone …………………………. Tapas.
  7. Their paternal property brought them nothing …………………………. trouble.
  8. They went out of the room one ………………………………… another.
  9. The train started …………………………… 7 p.m.
  10. Take rest ……………………………. hard work.

Answers

  1. Besides
  2. between 
  3. between 
  4. beyond
  5. beyond 
  6. but 
  7. but
  8. after
  9. after
  10. after


  1. He leaned ………………………….. the wall.
  2. This plan will go …………………………. your interests.
  3. He kept his cool ………………………. great provocation.
  4. He felt lonely even ………………………………… merriment and cheer.
  5. The amount of profit was distributed …………………………….. all.
  6. Two were selected from ………………………… the spectators.
  7. He was …………………………….. me in school.
  8. His age is definitely ………………………… twenty.
  9. We sat ……………………… a tree.
  10. I have put on a vest …………………….. the shirt.

Answers

  1. against
  2. against
  3. amidst
  4. amid 
  5. among
  6. amongst
  7. below
  8. below 
  9. beneath
  10. beneath


  1. Other contemporary poets were far ………………………………… Rabindranath.
  2. It is …………………………….. my dignity to accept such an invitation.
  3. Stand …………………………….. your father.
  4. …………………………………….Tolstoi, and many other novelists are mere storytellers.
  5. Look ………………………………. for your lost cow.
  6. I was strolling …………………………. the Victoria Memorial.
  7. This is a lesson ……………………………. philosophy.
  8. He is ……………………………… the managing committee of this school/panel of lectures/staff of this college.
  9. …………………………………. the right, you can see the temple.
  10. He drew a knife ………………………….. the stranger.

Answers

  1. beneath
  2. beneath
  3. beside 
  4. Besides 
  5. around
  6. around
  7. on
  8. on
  9. On 
  10.  on

Prepositions Homework


Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with Prepositions choosing the correct ones from within the brackets given after each sentence:

  1. He often reads during ………… meals (during / while)
  2. Do not shout …………….. others are writing. (while/during)
  3. I promise to return the book …………………. Saturday (by /until)
  4. He did not fulfil his promise ………………… it was too late. (until/by)
  5. Many think Devananda looked ………………… Gregory Peck.
  6. The young man was employed …………….. my father’s secretary. (like/as)
  7. He spends money freely it grew on trees. (as/as if) (h)
  8. Santam came first in his class ……………….. everyone expected. (as/like)
  9. You are free to keep the book …………….. Friday, but I must have it back ………………….. Saturday. (until/by)
  10. He orders his friends about, ………………they were his servants. (as if/as)
  11. This plan will go …………………………. your interests. (against/by)
  12. There are many diseases caused……………….dirt and filth. She was the main cause ……………….his misery. (by, of)

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