article and preposition practice set for competitive exams.
Fill in the blanks with appropriate articles and preposition .
1 . I do not like to entertain guests ______ lunch time .
a) at b) of c) on d) from
2 . The artist takes pride ______his work .
a) on b) at c) from d) in
3.She is very different b__ her sister .
a) on b) from c) to d) of
4.I have not had a litter from my mother ____christmas.
a)on b)at c)in d)of
5.Why do you insist ______going back.
a)in b)of c)into d)on
6.We should all aim ______excellence.
a)at b)in c)of d)on
7.He does not agree ______you.
a)to b)on c)with d)from
8.The servant was accused________stealing the ring.
a)in b)of c)on d)from
9.Soma is anxious _____hear from her son.
a)at b)to c)with d)for
Choose the word which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word given in the bold.
a)reverie b)fancy c)futuristic d)soft
a)loyal b)genuine c)programatic d)benevolent
a)attractive b)spiritual c)glamour d)lucrative
a)necessary b)conditional c)evident d)probable
a) effect b) effete c) lessons d) views
a) proceed b) Careful c) slow d) continue
a) enhance b) perchance c) boost d) enliven
17.Documents are kept in –
a) archives b) wardrobe c) pantry d) museum
18.The baby of a sheep is called –
a) fry b) colt c) lamb d) kid
19.The sound of a hound is called —
a) croak b) bay c) neigh d) grunt
20.He is as cunning as a –
a) cow b) dog c) fox d) rat
Fill in the blanks with appropriate preposition
21.Everyman craves ___ recognition.
a) at b) for c) about d) on
22.We knew him at a glance as soon as he came _____ sight .
a) about b) of c) at d) in
23.He was too conscious ___ his position and was blind to his faults .
a) of b) about c) for d) over
24.I complimented him _____his success in the examination .
a) at b) on c)about d) for
25.Suitable steps are taken to bring ___ the cost of living.
a) up b) over c)on d)down