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Preposition Worksheets for Class 10

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PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 1

complete with the suitable prepositions:

  1. The people are____the table____the dining room.
  2. The stairs are____the bathroom____the second floor.
  3. The bedroom is____the attic(room in roof) ____the third floor.
  4. The washing machine is____the dryer.
  5. The steps are in____ of the door.
  6. The tools are____the peg(wooden nail) board.
  7. The peg board is____the basement.
  8. The basement is____ the house.
  9. The cupboards are____ the counter.
  10. The roof is____ the house.
  11. The books are____the book case.
  12. The woman is putting something____the oven.
  13. The dresser is____the mirror.
  14. The shelf is____the washing machine and table.
  15. The box is____the table____the basement.
  16. The dishes are____the china cabinet____the dining room.
  17. The kitchen is____the first floor____the house.
  18. The computer is____the room____the third floor____the attic
  19. The play is____ Monday, _ 9:30_ night
  20. I study____ the morni8ng and work____ the afternoon.

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 2
Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

  1. I was amazed ———————- her brilliant performance.
  2. She is anxious ———————— hear from her daughter.
  3. I am anxious ———————- his health.
  4. He apologized ———————- her for his rude behavior.
  5. They appealed ——————— us for help.
  6. He appears ———————- be rather opinionated.
  7. We want the best candidate to be appointed ——————— the post.
  8. She has an aptitude ——————– mathematics.
  9. Avail yourself ———————- this opportunity to visit Kashmir.
  10. Are you aware ——————- his plans?
  11. She is backward ——————— her studies.
  12. I don’t think we can bank ——————— him this time.
  13. The task turned out to be more difficult than he had bargained ————————-
  14. Please bear ———————– me until I finish this job.
  15. Do you believe ——————— socialism?

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 3
Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

  1. They were deaf …………………… my cries.
    a) at b) to c) with d) on
  2. Physical activity is beneficial …………………….. health.
    a) with b) for c) to d) of
  3. Are you aware ………………….. your responsibilities?
    a) about b) of c) after d) on
  4. We cannot comply …………………… your request.
    a) to b) with c) at d) on
  5. The honor was conferred ………………….. him at the felicitation ceremony.
    a) at b) with c) on d) for
  6. I complimented her ……………… her new dress.
    a) at b) for c) on d) with
  7. He is thoroughly conversant …………………… the situation.
    a) about b) with c) of d) around
  8. The management has called ………………… an explanation from the labor union leaders.
    a) on b) for c) at d) out
  9. I don’t care ……………….. your objections: I will do it no matter what.
    a) of b) for c) about d) with
  10. A committee has been appointed to inquire ………………… the accident.
    a) about b) into c) after d) of

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 4

  1. My pen is superior __ yours.
  2. Whom was she talking __?
  3. This is the more interesting __ the two.
  4. Wisdom consists __ doing the right thing at the right time.
  5. I am no oblivious __the dangers ahead.
  6. Science is opposed __superstitions.
  7. The money lender was not ready to part __his money.
  8. She was mad__ joy and jumped_ _the sea by mistake.
  9. I am not satisfied __ your behavior.
  10. What is the origin __quarrel__ two brothers.
  11. Nida was leaning __a tree __a book in her hand.
  12. I looked __her children when she was __the hospital.
  13. He married __ money.
  14. She is not strange __ me.
  15. This house has been allotted __ Professor Tom.
  16. I am sure __ my success.
  17. He is short __ money these days.
  18. She attained __ high position by dint of hard work.
  19. Man can never be satiated __ pleasure.
  20. He fell __ his horse.
  21. I’ll be back __ an hour.
  22. Her views do not accord __ mine.
  23. A beautiful girl is coming __ my house.
  24. The sun shines __ the earth.
  25. She had to pass __ many troubles.
  26. Water is changed __steam __heat.
  27. Jimmy is clever __ Mathematics.
  28. The swans are flying __ the sky.
  29. This box is made __ wood.
  30. The horse is lame __ one leg.

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 5
Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

  1. He deals ………………….. diamonds.
    a) at b) with c) in d) of
  2. One must not deviate ……………………. the path of truth and virtue.
    a) to b) from c) with d) out
  3. Eventually I persuaded her to comply ……………………… my requests.
    a) at b) with c) at d) from
  4. There is no cure …………………… AIDS yet.
    a) of b) for c) by d) with
  5. She is keen ………………….. going abroad.
    a) at b) on c) with d) none
  6. This article makes several allusions ………………………… the Vedas.
    a) at b) with c) to d) of
  7. He was anxious ………………….. contact his wife.
    a) about b) of c) at d) to
  8. She has no aptitude ………………… music or dance.
    a) to b) for c) with d) none of these
  9. She was an indulgent mother who always turned a blind eye …………………….. her children’s faults.
    a) at b) with c) to d) none of these
  10. He was brought ………………….. by his grandmother.
    a) about b) out c) in d) up

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 6
Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

  1. I don’t care ———————- your objections. I will do what I want to do.
  2. You should take care ———————- your health.
  3. He was charged ——————— the murder of his landlady.
  4. His house is close ———————- the post office.
  5. The railway station is close ———————
  6. The shop has been closed ———————
  7. We came ——————— an old beggar on the way.
  8. The teacher commented favourably ————————- our work.
  9. Nations are competing ——————— one another for world domination.
  10. He complained —————— toothache.
  11. We complained ———————— his high-handedness.
  12. We regret that we cannot comply ——————– your request.
  13. The degree was conferred ——————– him at the convocation.
  14. I don’t think we can confide ——————- him.
  15. He is confident ——————— his success.

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 7
Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

  1. Regular exercise is beneficial ——————– health.
  2. He is bent ———————- mischief.
  3. We must be grateful for the blessings God has bestowed ———————– us.
  4. He is a hypocrite. Beware ———————- him.
  5. She boasts ——————– her achievements.
  6. The indulgent mother is blind ——————— her son’s faults
  7. He was born ———————— poor parents.
  8. The ship is bound ——————— California.
  9. The robbers broke ——————- the shop at midnight and looted it.
  10. Emperor Akbar brought ——————— many social reforms.
  11. They brought —————— the child tenderly.
  12. Do not brood ——————— past failures.
  13. He is busy ——————– his studies.
  14. On the way, we called ——————– a friend’s house.
  15. This award calls ———————- a celebration.
  16. The headmaster has called ——————— an explanation from the boy.

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 8
Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

  1. Vegetarians abstain …………………….. eating meat. (from / with)
  2. Good nutrition is absolutely essential …………………….. our health. (for / to / with)
  3. The jury absolved him ………………….. the crime. (of / off / from)
  4. I was so absorbed …………………. this book that I didn’t hear you. (in / at / on)
  5. Our garden abounds ………………… roses. (with / in)
  6. Tulips abound ……………….. the Netherlands. (with / in)
  7. He was arrested for his abusive treatment ………………… the dog. (with / to / of)
  8. This belt makes a beautiful accessory ……………………. your dress. (to / for / with)
  9. My daughter accompanied me ……………….. the trip. (on / by / with)
  10. His words were accompanied ………………….. violent gestures. (on / with / by)

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 9
Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions:

  1. The Rajdhani Express departs 3 p.m. __ _Mumbai.
  2. Human sacrifices were practiced ___ some of the tribes living in this area .
  3. I received his message 6’o clock ___ the morning.
  4. ___ last month I have seen him but once.
  5. ______rice they had curry.
  6. His fever has taken a turn for the better ______yesterday.
  7. She has spent all her life __ Hyderabad.
  8. I saw him felling a big tree ______just a hatchet.
  9. Come and sit ____ me.
  10. Nobody _ you knows the truth.

PREPOSITION WORKSHEET 10
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate preposition.

  1. As a girl she learned the graces required ………………… a good hostess.
  2. These pearls are ………………… the highest grade.
  3. My sister graduates ………………. college this June.
  4. Steps should be taken to abolish graft …………………. the government.
  5. The grain was separated from the stalks ………………….. beating.
  6. The entrance …………………. the vault was blocked by a grating.
  7. How can I express my gratitude ………………….. your help?
  8. We gravitate towards people who are kind ……………………. us.
  9. The surgeon announced his decision …………………….. utmost sincerity.
  10. The cows grazed …………………….. the pasture.
  11. Put some grease ………………….. that squeaky door hinge.
  12. He shook my hand ……………….. an iron grip.

ANSWERS

Answer [ Worksheet 1]

1. at , in
2. beside , on
3. under , on
4. beside
5. front
6. on
7. in
8. under
9. over
10. over
11. in
12. into
13. beside
14. between
15. on ,in
16. in ,in
17. on, in
18. in , on , below.
19. on , at ,at
20. in ,in

Answer [ Worksheet 2]

1. I was amazed at her brilliant performance.

2. She is anxious to hear from her daughter.

3. I am anxious about his health.

4. He apologized to her for his rude behavior.

5. They appealed to us for help.

6. He appears to be rather opinionated.

7. We want the best candidate to be appointed to the post.

8. She has an aptitude for mathematics.

9. Avail yourself of this opportunity to visit Kashmir.

10. Are you aware of his plans?

11. She is backward in her studies.

12. I don’t think we can bank on him this time.

13. The task turned out to be more difficult than he had bargained for.

14. Please bear with me until I finish this job.

15. Do you believe in socialism?

Answer [ Worksheet 3]


1. They were deaf to my cries.
2. Physical activity is beneficial to health.
3. Are you aware of your responsibilities?
4. We cannot comply with your request.
5. The honor was conferred on him at the felicitation ceremony.
6. I complimented her on her new dress.
7. He is thoroughly conversant with the situation.
8. The management has called for an explanation from the labor union leaders.
9. I don’t care about your objections: I will do it no matter what.
10. A committee has been appointed to inquire into the accident.

Answer [ Worksheet 4]


1. to
2. to
3. of
4. in
5. of
6. to
7. with
8. with, into
9. with
10. of, between
11. against, with
12. after, in
13. for
14. to
15. to
16. of
17. of
18. to
19. with
20. off
21. within
22. with
23. towards
24. over
25. through
26. into, by
27. at
28. in
29. of
30. of

Answer [ Worksheet 5]


1. He deals in diamonds.
2. One must not deviate from the path of truth and virtue.
3. Eventually I persuaded her to comply with my requests.
4. There is no cure for AIDS yet.
5. She is keen on going abroad.
6. This article makes several allusions to the Vedas.
7. He was anxious to contact his wife.
8. She has no aptitude for music or dance.
9. She was an indulgent mother who always turned a blind eye to her children’s faults.
10. He was brought up by his grandmother.

Answer [ Worksheet 6]

1. I don’t care about your objections. I will do what I want to do.
2. You should take care of your health.
3. He was charged with the murder of his landlady.
4. His house is close to the post office.
5. The railway station is close by.
6. The shop has been closed down.
7. We came across an old beggar on the way.
8. The teacher commented favourably on our work.
9. Nations are competing with one another for world domination.
10. He complained of toothache.
11. We complained against his high-handedness.
12. We regret that we cannot comply with your request.
13. The degree was conferred on him at the convocation.
14. I don’t think we can confide in him.
15. He is confident of his success.

Answer [ Worksheet 7]

1. Regular exercise is beneficial to health.

2. He is bent on mischief.

3. We must be grateful for the blessings God has bestowed on us.

4. He is a hypocrite. Beware of him.

5. She boasts of her achievements.

6. The indulgent mother is blind to her son’s faults.

7. He was born of/to poor parents.

8. The ship is bound for California.

9. The robbers broke into the shop at midnight and looted it.

10. Emperor Akbar brought about many social reforms.

11. They brought up the child tenderly.

12. Do not brood over past failures.

13. He is busy with his studies.

14. On the way, we called at a friend’s house.

15. This award calls for a celebration.

16. The headmaster has called for an explanation from the boy.

Answer [ Worksheet 8]

1. Vegetarians abstain from eating meat.

2. Good nutrition is absolutely essential for our health.

3. The jury absolved him of the crime.

4. I was so absorbed in this book that I didn’t hear you.

5. Our garden abounds with roses.

6. Tulips abound in the Netherlands.

7. He was arrested for his abusive treatment of the dog.

8. This belt makes a beautiful accessory to your dress.

9. My daughter accompanied me on the trip.

10. His words were accompanied with violent gestures.

Answer [ Worksheet 9]


1. at, from
2. by
3. at, in
4. since
5. besides
6. since
7. in
8. with
9. by, beside
10. but/except

Answer [ Worksheet 10]

1. As a girl she learned the graces required of a good hostess.

2. These pearls are of the highest grade.

3. My sister graduates from college this June.

4. Steps should be taken to abolish graft in the government.

5. The grain was separated from the stalks by beating.

6. The entrance to the vault was blocked by a grating.

7. How can I express my gratitude for your help?

8. We gravitate towards people who are kind to us.

9. The surgeon announced his decision with utmost sincerity.

10. The cows grazed in the pasture.

11. Put some grease on that squeaky door hinge.

12. He shook my hand with an iron grip.

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