Exercise 1:

Fill the gaps with these prepositions: 
at,  in,  on

1.  Lisa and George arrived _______ the disco just after midnight.

2.   Can you turn down the TV, I'm _______ the phone!

3.   What did you study _______ university?

4.   It's far too hot to sunbathe.  I'm going to sit _______ the shade.

5.   Katherine met her husband while she was _______ holiday _______ Turkey.

6.   Philip works _______ advertising.  He's _______ $80,000 a year (= he earns).

7.   Where's Miguel?  He's _______  Helen's (= Helen's home).

8.   The nurses wanted better pay so they decided to go _______ strike.


Exercise 2:

Fill the gaps with these prepositions:  at,   in,   on

1.  Did you first see the film "Titanic" _______ the cinema or _______ TV?

2.  We paid for the flights _______ cash.

3.  You must fill out the tax form _______  ink, not _______ pencil.

4.  I'm fed up of being _______ a diet.  From now on I'm going to eat whatever I like!

5.  In the UK many people learn to drive _______ 17.

6.  Lucy found her job _______ the Internet.

7.  Paula feels lonely as her husband is often away _______ business.

8.  Seven ________ ten Europeans do not speak a second foreign language. *


 
ANSWERS

 
More tests:
 
ADJECTIVES + PREPOSITIONS (1)
 
ADJECTIVES + PREPOSITIONS (2)

*  The Higher Education Authority European Report, March 2001
PREPOSITIONS:  AT, IN, ON
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