Basic Prepositions Questions

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  1. Synthetic polymers may be __________ thermoplastic or thermosetting.
  • A. both
  • B. as well as
  • C. but also
  • D. either
  1. Margaret feels alone, as she has neither a brother ________ sister.
  • A. nor a
  • B. with its
  • C. or its
  • D. and a
  1. Today from France to Great Britain people can get __________ by plain, but also by train through the Channel Tunnel.
  • A. not only
  • B. that
  • C. in addition
  • D. all
  1. Living alone has many positive features including silence and calmness, nobody comes back in the nights not allowing you to sleep but many negative aspects ________.
  • A. plus
  • B. coupled with
  • C. in addition to
  • D. as well
  1. Nowadays the Communist party in entire world is not held in respect ________ that evil it brought to the mankind in wars and other armed conflicts.
  • A. because
  • B. as a result
  • C. in order to
  • D. due to
  1. Milk is __________ for infants as only it brings them vital vitamins and energy to grow and develop.
  • A. so good
  • B. too good
  • C. such good
  • D. very good
  1. Sun rays may be __________ helpful, providing the human body with warmth, energy and vitamins, and harmful, bringing burns and pain.
  • A. both
  • B. as well as
  • C. but also
  • D. either
  1. Road conditions in the United States suffered a severe setback __________ of the Civil War.
  • A. as a result of
  • B. because
  • C. despite
  • D. in spite of the fact that

9.  __________ other flowers, roses like light and water.

  • A. As to
  • B. Regarding
  • C. With¬†
  • D. Like
  1. The best friend is a person who will not leave you in both joyful __________ hard times.
  • A. also
  • B. or
  • C. in addition
  • D. and
  1. My best friend lives ______ Orchard Road.
  • a. in
  • b. on
  • c. at
  1. I’ll be ready to leave ____ about twenty minutes.
  • a. in
  • b. on
  • c. at
  1. Since he met his new girlfriend, Juan never seems to be ______ home.
  • a. on
  • b. in
  • c. at
  1. The child responded to his mother’s demands ______ throwing a tantrum.
  • a. with
  • b. by
  • c. from
  1. I think she spent the entire afternoon ______ the phone.
  • a. on
  • b. in
  • c. at
  1. I will wait ______ 6:30, but then I’m going home.
  • a. from
  • b. at
  • c. until
  1. The police caught the thief _____ the corner of Cascade and Plum Streets.
  • a. in
  • b. at
  • c. from
  1. My fingers were injured so my sister had to write the note _____ me.
  • a. for
  • b. with
  • c. to
  1. I am not interested _____ buying a new car now.
  • a. to
  • b. for
  • c. in
  1. What are the main ingredients ______ this casserole?
  • a. about
  • b. to
  • c. of
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