Prepositions Exercise 1: At, In, and On

How to use the English prepositions at, in, and on correctly

Choose the idiomatically correct preposition to fill in each blank.

1. We left the office _____ lunchtime.

 
 
 

2. The party will be held _____ the 4th of July.

 
 
 

3. Skeeter jumped _____ the pool without checking the temperature.

 
 
 

4. Since I have to get up (1) _____ 5 o’clock every morning, I am usually (2) _____ bed by 10 pm.

 
 
 
 
 
 

5. Jimbob expects to arrive _____ 8 o’clock.

 
 
 

6. Chinese New Year falls _____ a Tuesday in 2019.

 
 
 

7. Two “world wars” happened _____ the twentieth century.

 
 
 

8. Kerry put _____ her makeup and got ready to leave.

 
 
 

9. What month was she born _____?

 
 
 

10. Our flight will arrive (1) _____ San Francisco (2) _____ the afternoon.

 
 
 
 
 
 

11. Our flight will arrive (1) _____ San Francisco International Airport (2) _____ Wednesday afternoon.

 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Superman grew up (1) _____ a farm (2) _____ Kansas.

 
 
 
 
 
 

13. (1) _____ the summer we lived (2) _____ an island where we could swim (3) _____ the ocean (4) _____ the beach.