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Model Test on Preposition: Part 02

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Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions.

6. You know that Bangladesh is a tropical country. It has a moderate climate. The climate is greatly influenced (a) β€” the monsoon which is a seasonal wind, it blows (b) β€” from the Bay of Bengal. It is from the southwest (c) β€” our country and parts of India from April to October. Crops are damaged. House and trees are wiped (d) β€”. Man and property are washed (e) β€”.

Answer – 6: a) by b) out c) of d) out e) away.

7. The Empire State Building is located (a) β€” New York in the USA. It is much taller (b) β€” the Eiffel Tower. It was 1250 feet tall during its inauguration by president Hoover Cleveland in 1931. Then in 1951, a TV transmission tower was added (c) β€” radio and TV broadcast. Thus the tower added another 222 feet (d) β€” its height and this brought on the total height of 1472 feet. The 102 storied Empire State Building remained the world’s tallest skyscraper (e) β€” 1971. But now it is challenged by some more high-rise buildings.

Answer – 7: a) at b) than c) for d) to e) till.

8. All know that smoking is injurious (a) β€” health. But those who smoke do not abstain (b) β€” smoking. They are not careful (c) β€” their health. Finally the fall (d) β€” many diseases. It is hoped that they will give (e) β€” smoking.

Answer – 8: a) to b) from c) of/about d) in e) up

9. Freedom is a birthright (a) β€” every human being. Similarly, every nation has the right (b) β€” to be independent. No nation can prosper (c) β€” independence. Independence gives proper scope (d) β€” the development of a nation. Struggle for independence has been going on (e) β€” many countries of the world.

Answer – 9: a) of b) to c) without d) for e) in

10. Man has an unquenchable thirst (a) β€” knowledge. He is never satisfied (b) β€” what has known and seen. The curiosity to know more, coupled (c) β€” the indomitable spirit (d) β€” the adventure has inspired him to undertake and carry out dangerous tasks. It eventually resulted (e) β€” epoch-making discoveries.

Answer – 10: a) for b) with c) with d) of e) in

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