Prepositions , Class X , GRAMMAR ( HSLC-2021 , SEBA )


                                       
 PREPOSITIONS
1.     Do not boast ……….. your wealth.(of/in/for)         1998     
2.     The lame man lives ……. begging. (with/from/by)  1998
3.     He often suffers ……. illness.(in/from/with)1998
4.     I bought this pen ……… five rupees.(by/for/with) 1998
5.     Shoes are made ……… leather.(of/from/with)1998
6.     The student was sure …….. success.(to/in/of) 1998
Answers  :  
1.     Of                                                                    
2.     By
3.     From
4.     for
5.     of
6.     of

7.     I warned him …….. driving so fast.(for/on/against) 1999
8.     The blind man lives …….. begging.(by/with/on) 1999
9.     Always beware …….. false friends.(from/of/with) 1999
10.             A greedy man hankers …….. money.(after/for/in) 1999
11.             He sent the letter …….. hand (by/with/in) 1999
12.             The tiger lives …… flesh(by/on/with) 1999
Answers : 
7.     against                                                                  
8.     by
9.     of
10.   after
11.   by
12.   on


13.             The ship was bound ……… India.(to/off/for) 2000
14.             Virtue consists …….. speaking the truth.(in/of/on) 2000
15.              I was amazed ……… his conduct.(at/by/in) 2000
16.             She is gifted …….. a sweet voice.(of/to/with) 2000
17.             I cannot agree …….. your proposal.(at/to/with) 2000
18.             I have great regard ……. my teachers.(for/in/to) 2000
Answers :
13.   for                                                                  
14.   in
15.   at
16.   with
17.   to
18.   for


19.             I am satisfied ……. Your work.(by/with/at) 2002
20.             The boy was charged ……… stealing.(for/of/with) 2002
21.             You should be polite …….. your seniors.(to/with/for) 2002
22.             I have a distaste ……. Pop music.(in/for/of) 2002
Answers :
19.   with                                                                   
20.   with
21.   to
22.   for

23.             Gandhi was convicted …..lying.(of/for/to) 2003
24.             The labourer lives ……. Hand to mouth.(by/from/for) 2003
25.             I warned him ……… driving so fast.(of/from/against) 2003
26.             Always beware …….. false friends.(from/at/of) 2003
27.             Great books deal ………. Human problems.(of/with/in) 2003
28.             The teacher was annoyed ……… me.(at/from/with) 2003
Answers :
23.   Of                                                                     
24.   from
25.   against
26.   of
27.   with
28. with
29.             Socrates had no desire ……… wealth or comfort.(for/of/towards) 2004
30.              Pay attention ……… what your teacher says.(at/in/to) 2004
31.             He is satisfied …….. his job.(at/with/in) 2004
32.             I am indebted ………. You for your help.(with/at/to) 2004
33.             Assam is rich …….. minerals.(in/for/with) 2004
34.             One should be conscious ……… one’s faults.(about/of/at) 2004
Answers :
29. for
30. to
31. with
32. to
33. in
34.of

35.             Man does not live ……… bread alone.(on /for/by) 2005
36.             There is an exception …….. every rule.(on/to/in) 2005
37.             You should not boast ………. Your wealth.(of/in/for) 2005
38.             Mr. Sarma  presided ……… the meeting.(on/at/over) 2005
39.             She prefers tea ……… cold drinks.(for/that/to) 2005
40.             Nobody in the class could compete ………. Raju.(against/with/to) 2005
Answers :
35.by
36.to
37.of
38.over
39.to
40.with
41.             I cannot part ……… this book.(with/of/from) 2006
42.             I was surprised ……… his behavior.(with/by/at) 2006
43.              He will come back …….. an hour.(by/at/in) 2006
44.             The lame man lives ……… begging.(by/with/on) 2006
45.             Do not run …….. money(for/after/at) 2006
46.             She was tired ……. Waiting for him.(with/by/of) 2006
Answers :
41. with
42. at
43.in
44. by
45. after
46. of
47.             The train is bound ……. Howrah.(to/at/for) 2007
48.             One should not boast ……… one’s wealth.(of/for/at) 2007
49.             My sister excels ……… dancing.(at/in/by) 2007
50.             That man is devoid ………. Common sense.(of/in/from) 2007
51.             This film is suitable………. Children.(to/with/for) 2007
52.             The girl parted ………. her parents in tears.(with/from/by) 2007
Answers:
47.for
48.of
49.in
50.of
51.for
52.from
53.             Do not boast …….. your wealth.(for/of/in) 2008
54.             The ship was bound …… India.(to/for/of) 2008
55.             He goes to school ……. bus.(in/by/with) 2008
56.             He has been suffering ……… fever.(with/by/from) 2008
57.             Assam is rich ……… minerals.(with/for/in) 2008
58.             I prefer tea…….. cold drinks.(to/from/than) 2008

Answers:
53.of
54.for
55. by
56.from
57.in
58.to

59.             Shoes are made …….. leather.(with/of/by) 2009
60.             I can’t agree …….. your proposal.(to/with/on) 2009
61.             The man repented ……… his past misdeeds.(for/at/of) 2009
62.             Man does not live …….. bread alone.(on/by/for) 2009
63.             Always beware ……… false friends.(with/from/of) 2009
64.             She is gifted …….. a sweet voice.(by/with/of) 2009

Answers:
59.of
60.to
61.of
62.by
63.of
64.with


65.             What is the time ……. your watch?(in/on/by) 2010
66.             This is a quotation……… Milton.(of/from/by)2010
67.             You should provide well ……… your children.(for/to/of) 2010
68.             He has not yet recovered…….. his illness.(by/of/from) 2010
69.             He sympathized…….. me in my sorrow.(to/with/for)  2010
70.             The old man is hard ……… hearing.(of/for/in) 2010
Answers:
65.by
66.from
67.for
68.from
69.with
70.of
71.             There was a noise of children ……… play.(in/on/at) 2011
72.             Her mother is ……. the town council.(in/on/over) 2011
73.             The teacher knows his students …….. name.(with/by/for) 2011
74.             Babys sitters are a boon …….. parents.(for/upon/to) 2011
Answers:
71.at
72.in
73.by
74.to
75.             I meet him ……..the street.(in/at/on) 2012
76.             Please pay attention …….. your studies.(for/to/on) 2012
77.             He is an authority ……science.(of/for/in) 2012
78.             The teacher is in full control ……. the class.(of/over/in) 2012
Answers:
75.in
76.to
77.of
78.of
79.             Happiness consists ……. Speaking the truth.(of/in/for) 2014
80.             One should be honest …….. dealing with fellow man .(on/in/of) 2014
81.             She is looking ……… a domestic help.(to/in/for) 2014
82.             The burden seemed too much …….. him (to/for/on) 2014
Answers:
79.  in
80. in
81.for
82. on

83.             Health is preferable ……… wealth.(than/for/to) 2015
84.             He is angry……… his naughty sister.(at/with/upon) 2015
Answers:
83. to
84. at
85.             The cow lives ……… grass.(by/from/on) 2016
86.             He lives ……….. hand to mouth.(on/from/by) 2016
87.             He is appointed ……… the post.(in/to/at) 2016
88.             She is junior…….. me by three years.(to/from/than) 2016
Answers:
85. on
86. from
87. to
88. to
89.             We go to school……… bus.(in/with/by) 2017
90.             I am senior…….. your sister.(than/to/from) 2017
91.             The principal presided……… the meeting.(in/over/at) 2017
92.             She excels ……… dancing.(at/in/by) 2017
Answers:

89. by
90. to
91. over
92. in

Additional Important Questions:-


1.     He died …… the accident.(at/by/in)
2.     The doctor is not ……. home.(in/at/on)
3.     I felt pity……. the suffering man.(at/for/to)
4.     I do not approve ….. your behavior.(by/at/of)
5.     The child was afraid …….. police man. (to/of/for)
6.     Anil felt pity ……. the thief.(for/to/on)
7.     Don’t be angry ….me.(at/with/to)
8.     You can rely…… a liar.(in/at/on)
9.     Children are fond ….. sweets.(for/of/to)
10.               She was sure …… success.(of/in/for)
Answers :
1.     In
2.     At
3.     For
4.     Of
5.     Of
6.     For
7.     At
8.     On
9.     Of
10.   of

11.               Tobacco is injurious ……. Health.(for/to/on)
12.               Write your answers……… ink.(by/with/in)
13.               He is senior …….me (to/than/of)
14.               She gets up …… dawn.(in/at/by)
15.               The prisoner was accused …….. murder.(for/of/on)
16.                The poor man died ….. cancer.(of/from/in)
17.               Flour is made …… wheat.((of/from/with)
18.               The pupils were sitting ….. their desks.(on/at/in)
19.               Please send a reply …. my letter.(to/of/for)
20.               I shall look ……… the complaint.(for/about/into)
Answers:
11.to
12.in
13.to
14.at
15.of
16.of
17.from
18.on
19. to
20.into

21.               My father was angry………. my failure.(for/at/with)
22.               I cannot part …….. this book(with/from/of)
23.               The committee consists ……….. five members.(in//with/of)
24.               My neighbour was envious ……….. me.(of/at/for)
25.               He was brought ……… book for lying.(with/to/for)
26.               The father will preside ……….. the meeting.(at/in/over)
27.               You must care ……….. your parents.(for/of/to)
28.               I cannot agree ………… your plan.(with/at/to)
29.               Are you confident ……….. your success?(of/in/for)
30.               The students were sitting ……….. their benches.(at/on/by)
Answers:
21.for
22.with
23.of
24.of
25to
26.over
27.of
28.to
29.in
30.on
31.               The man was accused …… theft.(of/for/in)
32.               I was quite surprised ……his behavior.(by/at/for)
33.               A girl was appointed …….. the post.(in/to/for)
34.               I have no sympathy……… such a man (to/for/with)
35.               I am not content ……. my present salary.(in/with/for)
36.               Do you agree ……. my proposal?(to/at/with)
37.               He repented ……….. his past misdeeds.(for/to/of)
38.               School children long ………. holidays.(for/to/at)
39.               I have no aptitude ……. music.(in/of/for)
40.               The minister resigned …….. the cabinet.(from/of/in)
Answers :
31. of
32. at
33. to
34. for
35..with
36.for
37.of
38.for
39.of
40.from
41.               You should apply …….. that post (to/for/on)
42.               She writes …….. her left hand.(with /by/to)
43.               Please don’t break in …….. our conversation.(at/with/upon)
44.               She sent the letter …… hand.(with/by/in)
45.               He bought that pen …… five rupees.(for /at/with)
46.               The teacher was angry ….. the defaulters.(with/at/for)
47.               He is  proud ……. his children.(for/of/in)
48.               Attend …….. what the teacher says.(on/to/by)
49.               The man died ……. over eating.(of /from/by)
50.               I shall try to comply …… your request. (by/at/with)
Answers:
41.for
42.with
43.with
44.by
45.for
46.at
47.of
48.to
49.from
50.with
51.               The girl is wanting ……. good manners.(of/in/for)
52.               The Himalayas are …. the north of India.(to/on/in)
53.               I am quite satisfied …. your work.(at/with/by)
54.               She prefers tea ……. cold drinks.(for/than/to)
55.               My aunt is blind ….. the fault of her son.(of/in/to)
56.               You must agree ….. this proposal(to/with/in)
57.               He always runs ……. money.(at/for/after)
58.               Flour is made ……. wheat.(of/from/with)
59.               Write your answers …….. black ink.(with/in/by)
60.               The cow lives …..grass.(upon/with/on)
Answers :
51. in
52 to
53. with
54.to
55. of
56.to
57.after
58.from
59.in
60.on



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