Prepositions of Place and Time Worksheet

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Exercise A: Prepositions of Place

Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence and describe the picture.

1.

Greg has a big pile of papers _______ his desk.

a) under
b) in
c) on

2.

Manny is standing ________ Paul and Roger.

a) behind
b) near
c) at

3.

Phyllis is standing ________ Henry.

a) over
b) beside
c) in

4.

The dog put the pillow ________ his head.

a) under
b) beside
c) at

5.

The cat is ________ the bars.

a) above
b) through
c) behind

6.

Joe is ________ the door.

a) in
b) at
c) on

7.

Mickey is sitting _______ the telephone.

a) in front of
b) next to
c) on

8.

The cow is standing _______ the two farmers.

a) under
b) between
c) at

9.

Bob is frying eggs ________ a pan.

a) in
b) on
c) through

10.

Gladys feels nice and warm _______ her house.

a) behind
b) above
c) inside

Exercise B: Prepositions of Place

Use the prepositions from the list to complete the sentence below each picture.

a) around
b) behind
c) into
d) in front of
e) on
f) inside
g) under
h) among
i) through
j) on top of

1.

Maria does not want to step _________ the ice.

2.

Liam is putting the pasta ________ his mouth with a fork.

3.

Rick is sitting ________ his gifts.

4.

The dog is wearing a collar ________ his neck.

5.

Frank wants to hide ________ his pillow.

6.

I cannot see Beth ________ all those bags!

7.

The rabbit was ________ the hat.

8.

Eric is standing _________ the doctor.

9.

Tina has a plant ________ her computer.

10.

Don threw the ball ________ the window.

Exercise C: Prepositions of Time

Complete the sentence under each picture using in, on, or at.

1.

Brad has to send his finished book ________ September 1st.

2.

Kyle enjoys going to restaurants ________ the weekends.

3.

This area looks beautiful ________ the winter.

4.

Hugo will sign copies of his books ________ 3:00 p.m.

5.

We will put the star on top of the tree ________ Christmas Eve.

6.

Henry feels most creative ________ night.

7.

Nate likes to listen to music when he drives to work ________ the morning.

8.

Jane starts her class _______ 7:00 a.m.

9.

Natalie's team won the championship ________ 2014.

10.

Rob must send the report to his teacher _______ Thursday.