Preposition Exercises for Class 4 CBSE With AnswersDefinition: A preposition is a word placed before a noun or a pronoun to show in what relation the person or thing denoted by it stands in regard to something else.

This grammar section explains English Grammar in a clear and simple way. There are example sentences to show how the language is used.

Preposition Exercises for Class 4 CBSE With Answers PDF

It shows relations between the naming words, describing words etc.

A preposition that tells where something or someone is placed is called preposition of place. Across, around, between, in front of, next to, behind, over are the prepositions of place.

A preposition that shows when the things happen is called the preposition of time. In, On and At are the prepositions of time.

Preposition Exercises with Answers for Class 4 CBSE PDF

A. Underline the prepositions in the following sentences.

1. He dived in the pond and swam across it in five minutes.
2. The climber took the rope from his bag and tied it round the rock.
3. The cat squeezed through the small window, jumped onto the ground and ran along the path.
4. It was windy during the night, so I couldn’t sleep at night and got up late in the morning.

B. Choose from the following prepositions- across, at, from, in, on, to and complete the sentences.

1. My parents got married _____________ 2010.
2. The police station is _____________ the right.
3. We’re going _____________ Italy for our holiday

C. Which of the following prepositions (at, in or on) can be put before the following words or phrases?

More about Prepositions Exercises for Class 4 CBSE With Answers

  • We use preposition of place to show position and direction also.
  • Up, down, to, with, until, besides, near, from are the preposition of place and direction.

Presentation
Read the picture story.
Preposition Exercises for Class 4 CBSE With Answers 1
Preposition Exercises for Class 4 CBSE With Answers 2

A. Answer the following questions as per the story.
1. What did Mr. Kohli see while walking?
2. Where did Mr. Kohli sit near the lake?
3. What did Mr. Kohli see while sitting near the lake?

Prepositions Exercises with Answers PDF for Class 4 CBSE

A. Use prepositions from the box to complete the sentences. Write ‘Place’ in the box if the prepositions show place. Write ‘Time’ in the box if it shows time.

at – up – until – near – in – to – from – by

1. Her house is _____________ the school, so she walks _____________ school. _____________
2. The monkey climbed _____________ the tree and jumped _____________ branch _____________ branch. _____________
3. You must finish your work _____________ fifteen minutes. It is 12: 00 now, the so you should complete it _____________ 12:15. _____________.
4. I attend music class _____________ three _____________ five _____________ the evening. _____________
5. I usually get up six _____________ the morning, so don’t disturb me _____________ six. _____________

B. Fill in the blanks with correct preposition from the brackets.

1. Tail is the opposite _____________ short, (to/of)
2. What was the cause _____________ the accident? (of/about)
3. This film is different _____________ that one. (to/from)
4. They watched TV _____________ three hours, (for/during)
5. I am sorry _____________ making a mistake, (to/for)

C. Fill in the blanks with by on.

1. Long ago people didn’t travel _____________ bus or train; they travel _____________ foot and _____________ horseback.
2. She goes to school _____________ a bicycle.
3. Have you ever travelled _____________ plane?
4. He went to office _____________ his motorbike.
5. I go to school _____________ foot but Susan goes bus.

Focus of Prepositions

a. The object of a preposition is the noun or pronoun that follows the preposition.
b. A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with the object of the preposition.
Example:

  • John leaned against the tree.
  • The preposition is against.
  • The object of the preposition is tree.
  • The prepositional phrase is against the tree.

D. Identify the preposition, object and prepositional phrase.

1. Rosie walked her dog across the street.
The preposition is _____________
The object of the preposition is _____________
The prepositional phrase is _____________

2. Nancy put her toys under the bed.
The preposition is _____________
The object of the preposition is _____________
The prepositional phrase is _____________

3. There are four books in the bin.
The preposition is _____________
The object of the preposition is _____________
The prepositional phrase is _____________