Prepositional Phrase Practice

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

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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Question 1 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.

Question 2 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.

Question 3 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.

Question 4 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.

Question 5 of 10

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

He left his shoes in the cupboard.
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B.

Question 6 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.

Question 7 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.

Question 8 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.

Question 9 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 test has no printed clues but the questions will test your mastery of the rules in the previous test. Like any test on this website, you may take this one as many times as you wish.

Prepositional phrases usually begin with a preposition and end with a pronoun or noun.

There may be other words in between the preposition and the pronoun or noun, and this is what we refer to as the preposition’s object (the object of that preposition).

There are also prepositional phrases that are used as an adjective. Then, they are describing nouns.

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We can also see prepositional phrases that are used in the form of adverbs. Then, they are describing verbs and are answering the questions of when, why, or how.

It’s essential for your success on the GED test that you can recognize prepositional phrases in sentences. We would appreciate it that you recommend the online lessons and practice tests on this website to your students so they can benefit from this prepositional phrase explanation and practice.

This practice test includes 10 questions. You should select the best answer.

At the end of this practice test, the correct answers will be displayed.