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    English – Yearwise Questions – Preposition – W.B.C.S. Preliminary Examination.

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    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2020

    1. Fill in the blank with right option.
      He cannot cope _____ this pressure.
      (manage, survive, carry on)
      (A) up
      (B) With
      (C) In
      (D) for
    2. What is the time _____ your watch?
      (A) by
      (B) in
      (C) with
      (D) on
    3. Use the right preposition.
      He deals ____ cosmetic goods.
      (A) of
      (B) with
      (C) in
      (D) on
    4. Use the appropriate preposition in the sentence :
      We sat _____ the shade of the tree.
      (A) under
      (B) below
      (C) in
      (D) through

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2019

    1. He preferred classical music ______ popular numbers.
      (A) from
      (B) of
      (C) over
      (D) to
    2. Ram made the most —— his resources.
      (A) at
      (B) of
      (C) from
      (D) with

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2018

    1) He has a preference ______ tea ______ coffee
    (a) over, for
    (b) for, to
    (c) for, over
    (d) to, over

    2) It is 9’o clock ______ my watch
    (a) by
    (b) in
    (c) at
    (d) into

    3) She was running short ______ time.

    (a) at
    (b) of
    (c) with
    (d) for

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2017

    1. He was waiting ____ the train.
      (a) in
      (b) at
      (c) for
    2. He saved her _____ certain death.
      (a) from
      (b) with
      (c) of
      (d) in

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2016

    1. I prevailed _____ him to join our group.
      (a) on
      (b) upon
      (c) beside
      (d) along with
    2. The crew were ______ the ship for a month.
      (a) on board
      (b) aboard
      (c) on
      (d) off

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2015

    1. He hinted _____ some loss treasure.
      (a) of
      (b) for
      (c) with
      (d) at
    2. Here is the watch _____ you asked ____.
      (a) which, for
      (b) that, for
      (c) for, from
      (d) this, for

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2014

    1. He is ____ the phone right now.
      (a) at
      (b) in
      (c) On
      (d) to
    2. He held his breath ____ several minutes.
      (a) on
      (b) of
      (c) for

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2013

    1. I was alarmed ____ the news of my brother’s illness.
      (a) in
      (b) at
      (c) to
      (d) away

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2012

    1. I have no desire _____ fame.
      (a) of
      (b) for
      (c) in
      (d) to
    2. There is an exception _____ every rule.
      (a) to
      (b) For
      (c) In
      (d) up
    3. I am going to Chennai _____ Monday ____ tour
      (a) On, of
      (b) On, on
      (c) In, with
      (d) Of, on
    4. He sympathized ______ him in his bereavement.
      (a) In
      (b) For
      (c) With
      (d) by
    5. He succeeded by the dint ____ his hard labour.
      (a) of
      (b) by
      (c) for
      (d) because
    6. She is proficient in music but weak
      (a) In study
      (b) At lessons
      (c) With study
      (d) On study

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2009

    1. A gentleman should be true _____ his words.
      (a) From
      (b) To
      (c) In
      (d) On
    2. The father was vexed _____ the son.
      (a) With
      (b) About
      (c) To
      (d) In

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2007

    1. The beautiful lady was compared ____ the moon by the poet.
      (a) With
      (b) To
      (c) Of
      (d) Like
    2. Competitors ____ the globe took part in the game.
      (a) From
      (b) Over
      (c) Around
    3. The senior officer was angry _____ the subordinates.
      (a) Upon
      (b) On
      (c) With
      (d) Against
    4. Shylock nurtured a deep-rooted hatred Antonio.
      (a) For
      (b) To
      (c) Against
      (d) About

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2005

    1. The woman is standing _____ the door.
      (a) By
      (b) On
      (c) At
      (d) In
    2. The train was passing _____ a dark tunnel.
      (a) Through
      (b) Under
      (c) In
      (d) By

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2004

    1. Hard work is indispensable _____ success.
      (a) For
      (b) at
      (c) To
      (d) In
    2. Fortune smiled ____ his efforts.
      (b) at
      (b) Over
      (c) For
      (d) on
    3. You conduct is subversive _____ all discipline
      (a) Of
      (b) To
      (c) With
      (d) For
    4. He is a man in whom you can confide ____.
      (a) On
      (b) In
      (c) Upon
      (d) With

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2003

    1. My friend is proficient ______ the art of cooking.
      (a) In
      (b) For
      (c) At
      (d) With
    2. The writer is enamoured _____ the subject.
      (a) With
      (b) By
      (c) For
      (d) Of
    3. He agreed _____ my proposal.
      (a) With
      (b) To
      (c) At
      (d) For

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2002

    1. The celebrated grammarian Patanjali was a contemporary ____
      Pushyamitra Sungo.
      (a) To
      (b) With
      (c) Of
      (d) In
    2. The goat subsists ____ the coarsest of foods.
      (a) In
      (b) On
      (c) Upon
      (d) Because of
    3. The income derived ____ the ownership of lands commonly called rent.
      (a) With
      (b) For
      (c) From
      (d) Under

    WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2001

    1. He dared not look me ___ the face.
      (a) At
      (b) In
      (c) To
      (d) On
    2. The teacher is popular _____his
      (a) Among
      (b) To
      (c) With
      (d) For

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