Prepositions Quiz

How well do you know English prepositions? Take the preposition quiz to find out! Choose the correct preposition to complete each sentence, or choose — if no preposition is necessary.

Prepositions

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Question 1
I like listening ___ classical music.
A
to
B
of
C
----
Question 2
What are you talking ___?
A
about
B
to
C
with
Question 3
George told ___ me about the changes in the company.
A
for
B
to
C
---
Question 4
They apologized ___ Jan for being late.
A
with
B
to
C
from
Question 5
My wife asked me ___ wash all the dishes after dinner.
A
to
B
---
C
for
Question 6
Nicole frequently travels ___ Europe on business.  
A
for
B
at
C
to
Question 7
She thinks ___ this textbook is better than the old one.
A
of
B
about
C
---
Question 8
I've been waiting ___ the bus for 20 minutes.
A
for
B
at
C
---
Question 9
Vincent does great work. He should ask his boss ___ a raise.
A
for
B
of
C
to
Question 10
You can't leave the restaurant without paying ___ your meal.
A
into
B
after
C
for
Question 11
I might go to the party. It depends ___ what time I get home from work.
A
on
B
of
C
in
Question 12
Do you remember ___ the first time you swam in the ocean?
A
about
B
from
C
---
Question 13
He gave ___ her an expensive perfume for her birthday.
A
for
B
---
C
to
Question 14
He doesn't agree ___ his girlfriend about politics.
A
with
B
on
C
to
Question 15
Who were you talking ___ on the phone?
A
to
B
for
C
---
Question 15 Explanation: 
It's also possible to use "with"
Question 16
The teacher explained the exercise ___ us.  
A
to
B
---
C
about
Question 17
I heard ___ you broke up with your boyfriend - is it true?
A
about
B
of
C
---
Question 17 Explanation: 
It's also possible to use "that" - "I heard that you broke up with your boyfriend - is it true?"
Question 18
Paula is looking ___ a new job.
A
at
B
for
C
---
Question 19
I'm writing ___ ask for some information about trips to Florida.
A
---
B
for
C
to
Question 20
My daughter won first place in a poetry competition - I'm so proud ___ her!
A
---
B
about
C
of
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