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Saturday, 5 June 2010

ICSE English: Grammar Preposition Revision Exercise

Choose the right preposition:
I.
1. He was touched _____________ pity when he heard the tale.

2. There is always a demand ___________ good tailor.

3. He was in great need ___________ money.

4. He fell ____________ with his best friend and refused to talk to him.

5. The pupils must commit this ___________ memory.
II.
1. He was touched__________ pity when he heard the news.

2. You have no aptitude __________ business.

3. Need you bring __________ that topic again?

4. She insists ___________ wearing that dress.

5. I met an old friend __________ the party
III
1. Children often quarrel___________ their toys.

2. The waiter laid the table________ dinner.

3. She was annoyed__________ being disturbed.

4. He was anxious to be popular________ everyone.

5. It was kind____________ him to be so helpful.
IV
1. She is a year older_________ I am.

2. They could not elicit any information _________ the prisoner.

3. She did not play the piano, because ___________ a septic thumb.

4. A basket was provided __________ the disposal of waste paper.

5. This fabric is superior____________ that one.
V
1. The teacher was pleased_______ the performance of the student.


2. He slept _________ eight o’ clock.

3. The cat sprang _________ the table.

4. I shall return________ an hour.

5. He will be dropped ___________ the team if he does not make a big score. 

42 comments:

  1. where can i get the answers for the above qs?

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  2. i'm waiting for the answers of all the questions mentioned in your blog.your blog is very helpful . thank you so much sir...

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  4. bt i cnt find ny answrs der!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. the questions are good but i cant find answers anywhere
    please do something mr gopakumar uncle
    faithfully dev

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  6. i cant fynd the answer :-p

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  7. where do u get the answers?

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  8. Answer's would be nice :)

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  9. Answers
    I.
    1. He was touched with pity when he heard the tale.
    2. There is always a demand for good tailor.
    3. He was in great need of money.
    4. He fell out with his best friend and refused to talk to him.
    5. The pupils must commit this to memory.
    II.
    1. He was touched with pity when he heard the news.
    2. You have no aptitude for business.
    3. Need you bring up that topic again?
    4. She insists on wearing that dress.
    5. I met an old friend at the party
    III
    1. Children often quarrel over their toys.
    2. The waiter laid the table for dinner.
    3. She was annoyed at being disturbed.
    4. He was anxious to be popular with everyone.
    5. It was kind of him to be so helpful.
    IV
    1. She is a year older than I am.
    2. They could not elicit any information from the prisoner.
    3. She did not play the piano, because of a septic thumb.
    4. A basket was provided for the disposal of waste paper.
    5. This fabric is superior to that one.
    V
    1. The teacher was pleased with the performance of the student.
    2. He slept at/ till/ before eight o’ clock.
    3. The cat sprang upon the table.
    4. I shall return in an hour.
    5. He will be dropped from the team if he does not make a big score.

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    1. this is really helpful
      pls to this for all the subjects

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  10. awesome worksheets!!!!thumps up!!!

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  11. it was helpful..thanks sir

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  12. dhanyawaad sirjee

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  13. very helpful for learning !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  14. get shit out of it

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  15. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP..............................

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  16. very helpful sir

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  17. It helped a lot....
    Thank you !!!

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  18. reallyyyy helpfull
    thankss

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  19. it was great doing the grammar exercises sir n i have a doubt is "than" a preposition .

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  20. it helped a lot thanks sir.

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  21. It helped a lot. Thank you sir

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  22. hello my name is jatin jodhhar! I like to thanks you a lot. it help me soo much!

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    1. you english sucks......no offence
      you should go to a better school...

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  23. This was really helpful :)

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  24. Good 1 .. Bt need to focus on the use of sentence..

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  25. Can't we write the sentence as -
    The cat sprang over the table.
    If it is correct than please tell me.
    It is an urgent.

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  26. sir,can the preposition 'for' be used after the word 'ambition'?

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  27. ambition to
    ambition in
    not ambition for

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  28. tysm!! these sheets are really helpful for those preparing for the icse examination.

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  29. Helped me soooooooo much

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