English Test on Prepositions for TOEFL-iBT

A seashell is a protective outer layer ___ the body ___ a marine organism.
of, at
on, of
at, on
on, at
It was amazing to see this flightless bird _______ a waddling gait _____ land, fly so gracefully underwater effectively using its wings and flexible body.
with, on
with, at
of, on
of, at
Climbers use a system __ ropes __ protect themselves __ such hazards
of, to, from
from, to, for
of, for, of
for, for, for
Proponents ___ organic food say that it is more nutritious, safer ___ eat, and tastes better.
for, to
of, to
in, to
in, of
___ the Roman era, striking and important dreams were submitted ___ the Senate ___ analysis and interpretation.
with, of, to
in, for, with
with, in, to
in, to, for
Blind people also dream, not ___ images, their dreams center ____ the other senses of sound, smell and the tactile sensation.
in, around
on, over
over, over
about, around
Shelf Life is the time ____ which a perishable item like food, medicine or a drink is considered suitable ____ sale or consumption.
of, for
of, to
to, to
for, for
While the expiration date ___ a packed perishable item gives indication ___ the food safety, the Shelf Life concentrates ___ food quality.
on, of, on
on, for, of
in, for, on
of, of, of
Seashells are found ___ the detritus deposited ___ beaches ___ waves and tides.
by, on, on
in, on, by
on, on, in
in, in, in
Factors influencing the Shelf Life ___ a product include transmission ___ gases, exposure ___ heat and light as well as contamination ___ micro-organisms.
by, for, to, in
on, to, on, for
of, in, of, of
of, of, to, by

Prepositions are very important for framing grammatically correct answers. The English Test on Prepositions for TOEFL-iBT, helps you understand the minute differences between “in”, “on”, “for”, “of”, “to”, “by” and many others. You’ll realize that even if one wrong preposition goes wrong, the meaning of the sentence changes completely. Be it TOEFL-iBT Reading, Listening, Speaking or Writing Module, you’ll notice how directly or indirectly you are tested on Prepositions. Take this English Vocabulary Test for TOEFL-iBT and check your scores.


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193 days 2 hours 30 minutes ago


10 out of 10 :)

215 days 2 hours 39 minutes ago


9 out of 10

239 days 3 hours 41 minutes ago


got 6 of ten

252 days 20 hours 20 minutes ago


got 7 correctly :D

272 days 14 hours 20 minutes ago


what a headache and i am native speaker, good test, i did not think they make this hard for foreign student to learn their grammer so fucking welll.

285 days 18 hours 30 minutes ago


A though and tricky grammar aspect to manage for EFL learners.

1156 days 20 hours 31 minutes ago

delhi ganesh.m

hai everyone one and all

all the best for all

1160 days 12 hours 57 minutes ago

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1219 days 16 hours 30 minutes ago

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this is cool.. :) thank u.. i've check the answers..

1222 days 19 hours 21 minutes ago

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