Prepositions – Exercises for Class 6

Prepositions are the words that help in defining the relationship between different things, e.g., in, under, across, to, by, from, with, at, behind. The noun or pronoun before which a preposition is placed is called the object of a preposition.

Kinds of Prepositions

  • Prepositions of place give information about the place, position, or location of a noun or pronoun in relation to something else, e.g., in, at, on, between, by, behind, above.
  • Prepositions of time are used to indicate time, e.g., at, in, on, by, until, during.
  • Prepositions of direction denote the direction or movement of persons or things, e.g., into, towards, across, over, along.

Exercises

Q. Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions.

  1. The cat jumped _________ the wall. (above, over)
  2. The water flowed _________ the bridge. (below, under)
  3. The news bulletin begins _________ 9:00 pm. (at, on)
  4. Navin is walking _________ the parks. (towards, to)
  5. The girl climbed _________ the wall. (over, on)

Answer

  1. over
  2. under
  3. at
  4. towards
  5. over

Q. Choose the correct prepositions and rewrite the sentences using them at the correct place.

  1. I was hurt her comments. (with / by / to)
  2. Come and sit me. (beneath / beside/ besides)
  3. She walked the room. (in / into / at)
  4. I gave a present my best friend. (at / to / with)

Answer

  1. I was hurt by her comments.
  2. Come and sit beside me.
  3. She walked in the room.
  4. I have a present to my best friend.

Q. Underline the prepositions and bold their objects in the given sentences.

  1. I saw him at the railway station in black shoes.
  2. The children play in the park.
  3. My parents are at home.
  4. The scenery is on the wall.
  5. The bus will stop at the market.

Answer

  1. I saw him at the railway station in black shoes.
  2. The children play in the park.
  3. My parents are at home.
  4. The scenery is on the wall.
  5. The bus will stop at the market.

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