Tue. Jul 5th, 2022

SEBA HSLC English Grammar Prepositions for Class 10 – SEBA QUESTION BANK 2021, HSLC English Grammar Previous Year Solved Questions (1998-2019)


HSLC – 1998
    (a) Do not boast … your health.(of/in/for)
    (b) The lame man lives … begging.(with/from/by)
    (c) He often suffers … illness.(in/from/with)
    (d) I bought this pen … five ruppes.(by/for/with)
    (e) Shoes are made …. leather.(of/from/with)
    (f) The students was sure …. success.(to/in/of)

HSLC – 1999
    (a) I warned him … driving so fast.(for/on/against)
    (b) The blind man lives … begging.(by/with/on)
    (c) Always beware …. false.(from/of/with)
    (d) A greedy man hankers …. money.(after/for/in)
    (e) He sent the letter …. hand.(by/with/in)
    (f) The tiger lives … flesh.(by/on/with)

HSLC – 2000
    (a) The ship was bound …. India.(to/off/for)
    (b) Virtue consists ___ speaking the truth.(in/of/on)
    (c) I was amazed ___ his conduct.(at/by/in)
    (d) She is gifted ___ a sweet voice.(of/to/with)
    (e) I can not agree ___ your proposal.(at/to/with)
    (f) I have great regard ___ my teachers.(for/in/to)

HSLC – 2002
    (a) I am satisfied ___ your work.(by/with/at)
    (b) The boy was charged ___ stealing.(for/of/with)
    (c) You should be polite ___ your seniors.(to/with/for)
    (d) I have a distaste ___ pop music (in/for/of)

HSLC – 2003
    (a) Gandhi was convicted ___ lying. (of/for/to)
    (b) The labourer lives ___ hand to mouth.(of/from/against)
    (c) I warned him ___ driving so fast.(of/from/against)
    (d) Always beware ___ false friends.(from/at/of)
    (e) Great books deal ___ human problems.(of/with/in)
    (f) The teacher was annoyed ___ me.(at/from/with)

HSLC – 2004
    (a) Pay attention ___ what your teacher says.(at/in/to)
    (b) Socrates had no desire … wealth or comfort.(of/for/towards)
    (c) He is satisfied ___ his job.(at/with/in)
    (d) I am indebted ___ you for your help.(with/to/at)
    (e) Assam is rich ___ minerals.(in/for/with)
    (f) One should be conscious ___ one’s faults.(about/of/at)

HSLC – 2005
    (a) Man does not live ___ bread alone.(on/for/by)
    (b) There is an exception ___ every rule.(on/to/in)
    (c) You should not boast ___ your wealth.(of/in/for)
    (d) Mr Sarma Presided ___ the meeting.(on/at/over)
    (e) She prefers tea ___ cold drinks.(for/than/to)
    (f) Nobody in the class could compete___ Raju.(against/with/to)

  HSLC – 2006
    (a) I was surprised ___ his behaviour.(with/by/at)
    (b) He will come back ___ an hour.(by/at/in)
    (c) The lame man lives …. begging.(by/with/on)
    (d) Do not run ….. money.(for/after/at)
    (e) She was tired ___ waiting for him.(with/by/of)
    (f) I can not part ___ this book.(with/of/from

   HSLC – 2007
    (a) The train is bound ___ Howrah.(to/at/for)
    (b) One should not boast ___ one’s wealth.(of/for/at)
    (c) My sister excels ___ dancing.(at/in/from)
    (d) The man is devoid …. common sense. (of/in/from)
    (e) The girl parted …. her parents itears.(with/from/by)
    (f) This film is suitable … children. (to/with/for)

 HSLC – 2008
    (a) Do not boast ___ your wealth.(for/of/in)
    (b) The ship was bound ___ India.(to/for/of)
    (c) He goes to school ___ bus.(in/by/with)
    (d) He has been suffering ___ fever (with/by/from)
    (e) Assam is rich ___ minerals.(with/for/in)
    (f) I prefer tea ___ cold drinks.(to/from/than)

  HSLC – 2009
    (a) Shoes are made ___ leather.(with/of/by)
    (b) I can’t agree ___ your proposal.(on/with/to)
    (c) The man repented ..of. his past misdeeds. (for/at/of)
    (d) She is gifted ___ a sweet voice.(by/of/with)
    (e) Man does not live ….. bread alone (for/by/on)
    (f) Aways beware …. false friends.(with/from/of)

 HSLC – 2010
    (a) This is a question …. Milton.(of/from/by)
    (b) What is the time .by. your watch ? (by/on/in)
    (c) You should provided well …. your children.(for/to/of)
    (d) She has not yet recovered …. her illness. (by/of/from)
    (e) She is sympathized … me in my sorrow.(to/with/for)
    (f) The old man is hard … hearing.(of/for/in)

 HSLC – 2011
    (a) The teacher knows his students … name.(with/by/for)
    (b) Babysitter are a boon … parents.(for/upon/to)
    (c) There was a noise of children ….play.(in/on/at)
    (d) Her mother is …. the town council (in/on/over)

 HSLC – 2012
    (a) I met him …. the street.(in/at/on)
    (b) Please pay attention …. your studies.(for/to/on)
    (c) He is an authority …. science.(of/for/in)
    (d) The teacher is in full control ….the class.(of/in/over)

 HSLC – 2014
    (1) Happiness consists …. speaking the truth.(of/in/for)
    (2) One should be honest …. dealing with fellowmen.(on/in/at)
    (3) She is looking ….a domestic help.(to/in/for)
    (4) The burden seemed too much ….him.(to/for/on)

 HSLC – 2015
    (a) Health is preferable … wealth (than/for/to)
    (b) He is angry… his naughty sister.(with/at/upon)

 HSLC – 2016
    (a) He lives … hand to mouth.(on/from/by)
    (b) He is appointed … the post.(in/to/at)
    (c)She is junior … me by three years.(to/from/than)
    (d) The cow lives … grass.(by/from/on)

 HSLC – 2017
    (a) We go to school ….bus.(in/with/by)
    (b) The Principal presided …. the meeting.(in/over/at)
    (c) She excels …. dancing.(at/in/by)
    (d) I am senior….your sister.(than/to/from)

 HSLC – 2018
    (a) Write your answers … black ink.(with/by/in)
    (b)The cow lives …. grass.(on/upon/with)
    (c) Flour is made …. wheat.(of/from/with)
    (d) He always runs ….money.(at/for/after)

   HSLC – 2019
  (a) This train is bound …. Delhi (to/upon/for)
  (b) Happiness consists ….speaking the truth. (of/in/at)
  (c) Assam is rich…. minerals.(for/in/about)
  (d) I met him…. the street. (in/on/upon)

HSLC – 2020

(a) They are satisfied ___ your work. (by/at/with)
Ans: with
(b) Man does not live ___ bread alone. (on/by/with)
Ans: by
(c) Rita excels in dancing. (at/by/in)
Ans: in
(d) He is looking ___ a domestic help. (to/in/for)
Ans: for

HSLC – 2021
(a) The old man died ______ Covid-19. (from/of/in)
Ans: of
(b) Death is preferable ______ dishonour. (than/to/of)
Ans: to
(c) Mina comes _______ a rich family. (of/with/from)
Ans: from
(d) Butter is made ______ milk. (of/from/with)
Ans: from

Additional Important Prepositions

(a) Smoking is injurious… health. (for/to/on)
(b) I can’t agree … what you have said.(on/to/with)
(c) The full moon is compared … a ball(with/by/to)
(d) The lame man lives … begging. (with/by/on)
(e) He died … Cholera. (in/by/of)
(f) Flour is made … wheat. (by/with/from)

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