Use of Prepositions: Number 11
A good student is found (a) —— books. He is attentive (b) —— his studies. He always tries (c) —— cut a good figure ( d) —— the examination. He never deviates ( e) —— his duties because he knows every success depends (f) —— hard work.
Answer: (a) of; (b) to; (c) to; (d) in; (e) from; (f) on.
Use of Prepositions: Number 12
Trees are useful (a) —– man (b) —— three very important ways. They provide men ( c) —— wood and other products. Trees bear a great impact (d) —— the climate. It we destroy trees ( e) —— random, one day the country will turn (f) —— a desert.
Answer: (a) to;·(b) in; (c) witp; (d)on; (e) at; (f) into.
Use of Prepositions: Number 13
The Olympic Games were named (a) —— the town of Olympia in Greece. In those days Greece was divided (b) —— many cities. They used to fight (c) —— themselves. A man named lphitos. was concerned (d) —— such wasteful strifes. He hit (e) —— a plan (f) —— set up peace in the country. His plan worked well.
Answer: (a) after; (b) into; (c) among; (d) for; (e) upon; (f) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 14
A poor but happy man suffers (a) —— many problems. He is destitute (b) —— wealth. He is also deprived (c) —— the basic needs. He is often contented (d) —— what he has. He does not run (e) —— money. He likes (f) —— lead a very simple life.
Answer: (a) from; (b) of; (c) of; (d) with; (e) after; (f) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 15
The result (a) —— honesty is beyond description. It results (b) —— peace. On the other hand, misery results (c) —— vice. So, we should abstain ( d) —— evil deeds. Evil deeds bring ( e) —— ruin. Moreover, people live (f) —— good deed,
Answer: (a) of; (b) in; ( c) from; ( d) from; ( e) about; ( f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 16
The moon is a very familiar figure (a) —— all of us. She awakens the feelings (b) —— love and tenderness in our hearts. Even the infant in arms stretches (c) —— its hands to grasp this beautiful object. Nor is her appeal confined (d) —– only children. Even (e) —— the stirring of the poetic faculty in man, she has furnished a theme ( f) —— poets and artists.
Answer: (a) to; (b) of; (c) out; (d) to; (c) since; (f) for.
Use of Prepositions: Number 17
Happiness consists (a) —— contentment. So, we should not run (b) —— money. Sometimes it may bring ( c) —— some unexpected troubles and one may fall a victim ( d) —— dangers for his unusual greed (e) —— money. We all should be content (f) —— what we have.
Answer: (a) in; (b) after; (c) about; (d) to; (c) for; (f) with.
Use of Prepositions: Number 18
A man accustomed (a) —— hard work is not afraid (b) —— any difficulty. He is worthy of praise ( c) —— his hard work. He is never indifferent to success. Success depends ( d) —— hard work. A hard working man is entertained (e) —— everybody. He never deviates (f) —— the path of success.
Answer: (a) to; (b) of; (c) for; (d) on; (c) by; (f) from.
Use of Prepositions: Number 19
Money is a must (a) —— our life. But one should not run after money because those who hanker (b) —— money cannot enjoy mental peace. Sometimes, it may lead one (c) —— some unexpected troubles. It also happens that greed (d) —— money brings (e) —— many problems. So, we should be contented (f) —— what we have.
Answer: (a) for; (b) after; (c) to; (d) for; (e) about; (f) with.
Use of Prepositions: Number 20
Our English teacher is very popular (a) —— us (b) —— his skill. He has proficiency ( c) —— English. He is friendly (d) —— us. He is sincere (e) —— his duties. Really he is worthy (f) —— praise for his nice behaviour. We all respect him.
Answer: (a) with; (b) for; (c) in; (d) with; (e) to; (f) of.