Sunday, March 24, 2013

Preposition Practice for HSC Exam-1

Set-1:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with suitable preposition. 5
Dear Anika,
It gave me a great pleasure that you obtained GPA 5 (a) — the HSC examination. Of course, there is no mention in your letter (b) — your future plan, which is so important. You know, without plan nothing is created (c) — earth, and everything goes on accordingly. So, it is important that you make a plan (d) — what you are going to do next. Remember that taking admission to a chosen department has become uncertain. Nowadays competition is held (e) — the best students.
Your loving friend, Masud
Answer : Set-1: (a) in (b) about (c) on (d) of (e) among
Set-2:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with suitable preposition. 5
My dear Masud,
I can hardly believe that your father is no more. The news came to me just like a bolt (a) — the blue. He was so kind (b) — me that I feel it as a personal loss to myself. May his soul rest in peace. Everyone of your locality has expressed sympathy (c) — you. Take courage for your appearing (d) — the HSC examination this year. Your future depends (e) — the result of the examination. Write to me soon.
Yours ever, Anika
Answer : Set-2: (a) from (b) to (c) for (d) at (e) on
Set-3:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with suitable preposition. 5
My dear Jibon,
Love to you. I am very glad to know that you have stood first in order (a) — merit. I know you would do well in the examination as you worked hard. So it is rightly said that industry is the key (b) — success. Very few students can do well in the examination (c) — dint of merit. It is seen that those who. became great in this mundane world have become so (d) — hard labour and perseverance. I pray to omnipotent creator (e) — your brilliant result.
Your loving friend, Anjon
Answer :Set-3: (a) of (b) to (c) by (d) by/through (e) for
Set-4:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with suitable preposition. 5
My dear Anjon,
I have heard that you are going to take logic (a) — Economics. If you do so, I think, you will make a mistake. You must carry on your study with Economics. In the present world (b) — globalization the importance (c) —— Economics can not be denied. The development of the country largely depends (d) — its economic development. So before taking decision you should again think (e) — the matter.
Yours sincerely, Jibon
Answer : Set-4: (a) for (b) of (c) of (d) on (e) over
Set-5:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with suitable preposition. 5
Dear Sir,
I shall be grateful to you if you kindly publish the following write-up in your newspaper. `Culture is the mirror and reflection (a) — life (b) — a society (c) — a country. From the beginning of cable TV, the western as well as Indian culture is sweeping (d) — our culture. If we fall to make our people interested (e) — our own culture, the cultural invasion is a must. We should make all our efforts to improve our cultural heritage and entertainment media, so that we can uphold our heritage.’
Yours sincerely, Maliha
Answer : Set-5: (a) of (b) in/of (c) of (d) away (e) in

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