Preposition Exercises for Class 10 CBSE With AnswersPreposition Definition: A preposition is a word placed before a noun or a pronoun to show in what relation the person or thing denoted by it stands in regard to something else.

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Preposition Exercises for Class 10 CBSE With Answers Pdf

Preposition Definition and Examples
A preposition may be defined as a word or group of words (e.g. at, in, out of, etc.) used before a noun, pronoun, gerund, etc. to show its relation with another word in a sentence.
For example:

  • They came here at 5 p.m.
  • He was born in 1980.
  • She went out of the room.

These prepositions relate to time, place, position, direction, means, etc.

Preposition Notes for Class 10: The Noun or Pronoun which follows a preposition is said to be governed by it, and is in the objective case. In the given sentences, on, in, above, and with are prepositions.

Kinds Of Prepositions Worksheets Pdf

Simple Preposition Examples

  • At, by, for, from, in, of, off, on, out, through, till, to, up, with

Compound Prepositions List
About, above, across, along, amidst, among, around, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, inside, outside, underneath, within, without

Phrase Preposition Example

according to in comparison to in place of
along with in consequence of in reference to
away from in course of in regard to
because of in favour of in spite of
by means of in front of instead of
by virtue of in lieu of on account of
for the sake of in case of with an eye to
in accordance with in order to with reference to
in addition to owing to with regard to
in (on) behalf of with a view to

Phrase Preposition Usage

on day (on Monday)  during the holidays
on Date (on 10th August 2006)  in the morning
in Year (in 2002)  in the afternoon of 10 April 2006
in Month (in March)  on TV
at time (at 10 pm)  on/over the phone
for a period of time (for 5 years)  on page
since the point of time (since 2 o’clock)  in the office/school
in the afternoon  in the bus/train/plane
in the evening  by car/bus/train/air/ship/taxi
at night  on foot (walking)
in summer  at work
on leave  at the meeting/party

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions using the given alternatives.

  1. Mahesh has sent the application………………………. the principal, (by, to, for, in)
  2. I am aware……………….. my shortcomings, (of, in, by, to)
  3. He divided his property………………… two sons, (between, among, to, in)
  4. He is afraid……………… lions, (to, of, in, with)
  5. Dogs always bark……………….. strangers, (in, at, on, to)
  6. The river flows……………………. the bridge, (in, through, to, by)
  7. I have a pen to write…………………. (with, in, to, by)
  8. What is the time…………………….. your watch? (to, by, in, on)
  9. Food was rationed…………………… the war. (during, by, to, between)
  10. Mahesh is knocking………………… the door, (in, at, on, with)

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