Fill in the blanks with appropriate preposition
1. A pious man is absorbed (a) ¾ meditation. He has firm faith (b) ¾ the Almighty. He abides (c) ¾ the rules of religion. He clings (d) ¾ his faith. He knows that man is accountable to the Almighty (e) ¾ his action. So, he leads his life according to religion. He is not angry (f) ¾ anybody
(a) in; (b) in; (c) by; (d) to; (e) for; (f) with.
2. A merchant was riding horse (a) ¾ a fair. He had (b) ¾him a large bag (c) ¾ money. It rained heavily and the good man was wet (d) ¾ and through. He was there at dissatisfied and complained that God had given him such a bad weather (e) ¾ his journey. His road led him (f) ¾ a dense forest.
(a) in, (b) with, (c) of
(d) through (e) for, (f) through.
3. Our postmaster belonged (a) ¾ Calcutta. He felt like a fish (h) ¾ water in this remote village. His office was (c) ¾ a dark thatched shed, not far (d) ¾ a green slimy pond surrounded (e) ¾ all sides (f) ¾ a dense growth.
(a) to; (b) out of; (c) in; (d) from
(e) on; (f) by.
4. I hope you are all right. What are you going to do (a) ¾ the next autumn vacation? Please come (b) ¾ my village. I invite you to pass a few days (c) ¾ me in my village home. I hope you will have a jolly-good time here. My village is (d) ¾ the bank of a small river which is full (e) ¾ the brim (f) ¾ the rainy season.
(a) in; (b) to; (c) with; (d) on
(e) to; (f) in.
5. The Olympic Games were named (a) ¾ the town of Olympia in Greece. In those days Greece was divided (b) ¾ many cities. They used to fight (c) ¾ themselves. A man named Iphitos was concerned (d) ¾ such wasteful conflict. He hit (e) ¾ a plan to set up peace (f) ¾ the country. His plan worked well.
(a) after; (b) into; (c) among; (d) about
(e) upon, (f) in.
6. A good student is fond (a) ¾ books. He adheres (b) ¾ his studies. He always tries to cut a brilliant figure (c) ¾ the examination. He never deviates (d) ¾ his duties
(e) ¾ success depends (f) ¾ hard work.
(a) of; (b) to; (c) in; (d) from; (e) because
7. A man accustomed (a) ¾ hard work, is not afraid (b) ¾ any difficulties. He is worthy (c) ¾ praise (d) ¾ his hard work. He is never indifferent (e) ¾ success. He knows that the idle suffer (f) ¾ the long run.
(a) to; (b) of; (c) of; (d) for; (e) of; (f) in.
8. Amal is a good boy. He gets (a) ¾ early (b) ¾ the morning. He performs his duty (c) ¾ time. Every day he goes (d) ¾ school. He listens (e) ¾ his teachers. He deals well
(f) ¾ his friends.
(a) up; (b) in; (c) in; (d) to
(e) to; (f) with.
9. A Citizen enjoys a lot of rights (a) ¾ times of peace. But sometimes he has to give
(b) ¾ some of his rights and privileges voluntarily in order (c) ¾ keep the independence of his country secure. When his country is (d) ¾ war his only duty is to switch (e) ¾ all his efforts (f) ¾ the defense of his country.
(a) in; (b) up; (c) to; (d) in
(e) over; (f) to