GRAMMAR

Prepositions with noun

QUIZ

Answer the questions below. When finished, check your answers below. Have fun!


    1) Weíre looking into the possibility ____ renting a cottage in Provence for      the summer.

      to
      of
      in


    2) There isnít an endless supply ____ oil in the world. Eventually, we will run      out.

      of
      to
      in


    3) What was Lisaís reaction ____ her sonís news that heís joining the      Marines?

      at
      to
      in


    4) Colleges have seen an increase ____ the number of female applicants over      the past decade.

      to
      with
      in


    5) Did you receive your invitation ____ the office holiday party yet?

      at
      to
      in


    6) Joan has had no contact ____ her ex-husband since the divorce.

      in
      with
      at


    7) What was Timís excuse ____ showing up late for work again today?

      for
      with
      at


    8) As green as grass is an example ____ a simile.

      with
      between
      of


    9) Too much heat can cause damage ____ your hair.

      to
      with
      of


    10) The rise ____ gas prices has led many people to cut back on driving.

      of
      with
      in


Answer Key: 1) of; 2) of; 3) to; 4) in; 5) to;
6) with; 7) for; 8) of; 9) to; 10) in
   
 
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