Thursday, October 8, 2015

SSC CGL English Quiz on the use of Preposition

SSC CGL English Quiz
Direction : Fill in the blanks with appropriate Preposition.

1. The tribes lived _________customs different from the English had ever seen.
  1. on
  2. by
  3. off
  4. with
2. The strike has been called________
  1. of
  2. at
  3. off
  4. by
3.We warned her _______________the danger
  1. from
  2. about
  3. against
  4. of
4.We laughed __________the affair.
  1. over
  2. about
  3. for
  4. on
5. Put a blanket___________the baby.
  1. over
  2. about
  3. at
  4. on
6. Stay ___________your limits
  1. within
  2. in
  3. at
  4. on
7. She was happy to partake___________ the festivities.
  1. in
  2. of
  3. at 
  4. for
8. I can cope___________any problem.
  1. up with
  2. with
  3. up
  4. from
9. His manners _______________him.
  1. speak of
  2. speak out
  3. speak up
  4. speak for
10. A thorough search of the aircraft was carried___________in the airport.
  1. out
  2. off
  3. on
  4. along
11. Discrimination____________any form should be avoided.
  1. of
  2. by
  3. from
  4. in
12. A large number of people have fallen victim_____________dengue fever.
  1. to
  2. of
  3. from
  4. with
13. She scoffed____________the idea of revolution.
  1. for
  2. at
  3. about
  4. on
14.This work of art is worthy ___________praise.
  1. of
  2. for
  3. to
  4. that
15.It is our duty to get ____________ the truth.
  1. to
  2. over 
  3. into
  4. at
16. For a child, a blow ____________self-esteem is a terrible thing.
  1. of
  2. with
  3. to
  4. on
17.He is a descendent________________the Mughal royalty.
  1. of
  2. from
  3. in
  4. for
18. Fate smiled _______________him in all his ventures.
  1. above
  2. below
  3. on
  4. at
19. Don't put _____________until tomorrow what you can do today.
  1. up
  2. of
  3. on
  4. off
20. The train is arriving ____________platform number 4.
  1. at
  2. on
  3. before
  4. upon






Answers
  1. (2) by
  2. (c) off
  3. (d) of
  4. (a) over
  5. (a) over
  6. (a) within
  7. (a) in
  8. (b) with
  9. (d) speak for
  10. (a) out
  11. (d) in
  12. (a) to
  13. (b) at
  14. (a) of
  15. (d) at
  16. (c) to
  17. (a) of
  18. (c) on
  19. (d) off
  20. (a) at

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