Sunday, March 24, 2013

Preposition Practice for HSC Exam

Set-6:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with suitable preposition. 5
My dear Sumon,
I feel sad to learn about your illness. Don’t get worried. You will soon come round. You are (a) — a good physician. You must act (b) — her advice and suggestions. I think over reading has told (c) — your health. Keeping late hours is harmful (d) — health. As a good student you must follow the rules of keeping good health. Don’t get anxious about the exam. You will find apple time (e) — preparation for the exam.
Yours sincerely, Apu
Answer : Set-6: (a) under (b) on (c) upon (d) to (e) for
Set-7:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.
It was very nice of you to have written to me. You will be glad to know that I got the first prize (a) — the debate competition in English of our college (b) — the topic `The importance of learning English’. I will now tell you (c) — brief what I said there. English is an international language. All that is best in modern civilization is available (d) — English. If we avoid English, we will keep ourselves aloof (e) — the civilization world.
Answer : Set-7 : (a) in (b) on (c) in (d) in (e) from
Set-8:
Read the following letter and fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.
Dear Sagar,
I am going to tell you (a) — the proper use of holidays. They give us relief (b) — heavy pressure of regular work or normal duties. They help us to get rid (c) — the din and bustle of life. We know that to work (d) — pause is tiresome. So, holidays are essential (e) — our life.
Answer : Set-8 : (a) about (b) from (c) of (d) without (e) for/to.

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