Prepositional Phrase Practice

Take this Prepositional Phrase quiz to check your knowledge on this topic.

There are 10 questions, choose the best answer.

Correct answers are displayed at the end of the quiz.

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Question 1 of 10

1. A prepositional phrase is a group of words beginning with a preposition and ending with a noun or pronoun. Choose the prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

The grass beneath the swings is turning brown.

 

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B.

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Question 2 of 10

2. A prepositional phrase is a group of words beginning with a preposition and ending with a noun or pronoun. Choose the prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

The five frogs on the lily pads are catching dragonflies.

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B.
C.

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Question 3 of 10

3. A prepositional phrase is a group of words beginning with a preposition and ending with a noun or pronoun. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

I am leaving you this note regarding your dog.

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B.
C.

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Question 4 of 10

4. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

He has dug my petunias out of the garden.

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B.

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Question 5 of 10

5. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

I found him this morning running around my back yard.

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B.

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Question 6 of 10

6. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

He left his shoes in the cupboard.

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B.

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Question 7 of 10

7. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

The wooden bridge over the muddy creek was built last year

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B.

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Question 8 of 10

8. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

Look, there’s a tiger at the door!

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B.

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Question 9 of 10

9. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

The witch in the candy house tricked them.

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B.

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Question 10 of 10

10. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

The house of bricks didn’t blow down.

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B.

Question 10 of 10


 

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This page is brief. It shows 10 questions about the Prepositional Phrase. When you open the quiz, clues or rules are provided for each question at the top of the page. If you take your time and apply each rule to its corresponding question, it will be possible to “figure out” the correct answer to every question.

This quiz has no printed clues but the questions will test your mastery of the rules in the previous quiz. Like any quiz on this website, you may take this one as many times as you wish.

A prepositional phrase usually begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun.

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Other words may be in between the preposition and the noun or pronoun, which is also known as the object of the preposition.

Some prepositional phrases are used as adjectives. They describe nouns.

Other prepositional phrases are used as adverbs. They describe a verb and answer the questions how, why, or when.

It’s important to able to recognize a prepositional phrase in a sentence.

Please recommend the online practice on this page to your students for additional prepositional phrase practice.