Use of Prepositions: Number 41
Raju was a student of class VIII. He was a lazy boy. He was absent (a) ——– the school almost every day. So, his father was disgusted (b) ——– his conduct. But bis mother as blind (c) ——– his son’s fault. So, his father said to her, “You should not indulge (d) —— idleness”. He went to school and complained to the Headmaster (e) ——–Raju, The Headmaster advised Raju to guard (t) ——– his mistakes.
Answer: (a) from; (b) at; (c) to; (d) in; (e) against; (f) against.
Use of Prepositions: Number 42
Rabindranath was· the fourteenth child (a) ——– his parents. He wrote his first verse (b) ———– the age of eight. At the age of seventeen, he arrived ( c) ——– London. London made a poor impression ( d) ——— him. Young Tagore attended Henry Morley’s lectures ( e) ———- English literature and read Shakespeare (f) ——–him.
Answer: (a) of; (b) at; (c) in; (d) on; (e) on; (f) with.
Use of Prepositions: Number 43
Anger is compared (a) ——– fire An angry man is devoid (b) ——- common sense. It is harmful ( c) ——– his health. So, none should be angry ( d) ——– anyone. Anger makes a man similar ( e) ——– animals. So, we should always try to keep our temper (f) ——–control.
Answer: (a) to; (b) of; (c) to; (d) with; (e) to; (f) in/urtder.
Use of Prepositions: Number 44
A sinner feels repentant (a) ——– his sin. He repents (b) ——– his sin. He prays ( c )——– Allah. He gives (d) ——– all his bad habits. He does not addict (e) ——– any evil. activities. He engages himself (f) ——– good activities.
Answer: (a) of; (b) for; (c) to; (d) up; (e) to; (f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 45
I worked hard (a) ——– my J.S.C examination. My effort did not end (b) ——- smoke. I succeeded (e) ——– the examination. My parents were glad ( d) ——– my success. They congratulated me (e) ——- my brilliant results. For my brilliant results, I am greatly indebted (f) ——– my teachers.
Answer: (a)’for (b) in; ( c) in; ( d) at; ( e) on; (f) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 46
Deforestation is going (a) ——– in our country. People are cutting (b) ——– trees for housing or cultivation. We should abstain ( c) ——– cutting or burning trees. indiscriminately, ( d) ——– make up the loss of trees, we need afforestation. Loss ( e) ——– trees will be dangerous ( f) ——– our existence.
Answer: (a) on; (b) down; (c) from; (d) To; (e) of; (f) for.
Use of Prepositions: Number 47
Students should learn manners (a) ——- their childhood. People who are deprived (b) ——– education are likely to learn courteous behaviour ( c) ——— the students. The role of parents who bring (d) ——— them from the infancy is immense here. Besides teachers’ relations can play a dominant role ( e) ——- this regard. Thus students can play an important role (f) ——– removing illiteracy.
Answer: (a) in/from; (b) of; (c) from; (d) up; (e) in; (f) in/for.
Use of Prepositions: Number 48
One winter morning we were going (a) ——–the ground. A dense tog was (b) ——— us. We could not see (c) ———- the fog. All of a sudden, the sun peeped (d) ——- The sun’s rays fell ( e) ——– the dewdrops. We looked ( f) ——– them and felt happy.
Answer: (a) across; (b) around; (c) through; (d) out; (e) on; (f) at.
Use of Prepositions: Number 49
Poverty was bar (a) ——– his success. It hindered him (b) ——– going abroad. Bet he did not lose heart. He was hopeful (c) ——– his success. He hit (d) ——–a plan. The plan worked well. He succeeded (e) ——– his attempt For this he was thankful (f) ——– Allah.
Answer: (a) to: (b) from; (c) of; (d) upon; (e) in; (f) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 50
Most people have heard (a) ——– Shakespeare and probably know something of his plays However, not everybody knows much (b) ——– the fife of this remarkable man. We know almost nothing ( c) ——– the school life of this great man. It is said that he was apprenticed (d) ——– a Stratford butcher, but did not like that life and decided to leave Stratford. He set his foot ( e) ——– the road to name and fame when he arrived in London. Shakespeare died (f) ——– 1616 and still after so many years of his departure the world nurtures deep respect and affection for this great playwright.
Answer: (a) about; (b) of; (c) regarding/about; (d) to; (e) on; (f) in.