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List of Prepositions Quiz

We have a list of prepositions as defined by Wikipedia. Guess as many as you can.
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First submittedMarch 6, 2012
Last updatedAugust 24, 2015
Times taken19,077
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Preposition
A
Abaft
Aboard
About
Above
Absent
Across
Afore
After
Against
Along
Alongside
Amid
Amidst
Among
Amongst
An
Preposition
Apropos
Around
As
Aside
Astride
At
Athwart
Atop
Barring
Before
Behind
Below
Beneath
Beside
Besides
Between
Betwixt
Preposition
Beyond
But
By
Circa
Concerning
Despite
Down
During
Except
Excluding
Failing
Following
For
From
Given
In
Including
Preposition
Inside
Into
Lest
Like
Mid
Midst
Minus
Modulo
Near
Next
Notwithstanding
Of
Off
On
Onto
Opposite
Out
Preposition
Outside
Over
Pace
Past
Per
Plus
Pro
Qua
Regarding
Round
Sans
Save
Since
Than
Through
Throughout
Till
Preposition
Times
To
Toward
Towards
Under
Underneath
Unlike
Until
Up
Upon
Versus
Via
Vice
With
Within
Without
Worth
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level 50
Mar 6, 2012
Why isn't ahead a preposition if behind is?
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level 42
Sep 2, 2012
Because you can't say "the motorcycle drove ahead the motorcade".
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level 45
Nov 1, 2012
But you can say "the motorcycle drove next TO the motorcade", and you can say "the motorcycle drove ahead OF the motorcade"
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level 71
Mar 6, 2012
OUCH...only 34
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level 32
Mar 6, 2012
@BlendedCow You can be behind a car (eg), but not ahead a car. It would be ahead of.
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level 55
Mar 6, 2012
lol only got 16/102
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level 46
Mar 6, 2012
"a" and "an" are articles, which are adjectives, not prepositions. For some reason, no two or three word prepositions seem to be included in the quiz, such as "in spite of" or "ahead of." These are called compound prepositions.
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level 27
Mar 9, 2012
Agree about "a" and "an" . . . why not "the"? Because they're not prepositions! Quite a few have been added since I was in the sixth grade. Including the French "sans". Why is that the only non-English word included?
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level 67
Nov 28, 2018
When the doctor tells you to take your pills twice a day or when something costs a dime a dozen, "a" is a preposition. It means "per."
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level 55
Mar 17, 2012
Wow. Guess I mostly thought of 'but' as a conjunction. And not really familiar w/ 'abaft'. Learned something today.
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level 18
Apr 30, 2012
100/102? not bad...
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level 76
Apr 7, 2013
no left? right? close to? And how is A a preposition?
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level 67
Nov 28, 2018
"A" and "an" are prepositions when they're used in the same sense as "per," as in "twice a day."
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level 60
May 9, 2013
What about 'upside', as in 'upside ya head'?
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level 23
Apr 9, 2014
i got 28!!!!!!
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level 81
Jun 9, 2014
26% - my language doesn't have any prepositions so I am not sure I really get it at all :)
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level 60
Jun 23, 2014
ha! I was thinking that I had done really badly... but I equalled 78% of test takers, so I guess I'm not the only one. =)
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level 70
Oct 29, 2015
What the heck is modulo
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level 48
Dec 28, 2018
Remainder after multiples of a given factor are removed. For example, 7 modulo 4 is 3, while 8 modulo 4 is 0, and 9 modulo 4 is 1...etc.
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level 61
Mar 13, 2016
The way I started off was to think of a box and all of the different locations I could be in relation to it.
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level 61
Mar 13, 2016
I would love to meet the 2% of test takers who got freaking modulo and qua.
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level 42
May 24, 2016
Wouldn't "left" and "right" be considered prepositions?
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level 67
Nov 28, 2018
No, because in order to use them as prepositions you have to pair them with "of." Like, you can be behind something, or before it, or around it, but you can't be right it. You have to be right OF it, so "of" is the actual preposition.
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level 71
Jun 16, 2016
In 8th grade – which was, alas, a very, very long time ago – we had to memorize "all" of the prepositions. Frighteningly, I still remembered most of them, plus guessed several more… and still only got a 41! So, sorry Miss Holmes; I'm afraid your "complete" list was not so complete!
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level 62
Oct 1, 2016
Thank goodness Spanish has 17 prepositions, but this is quite hard.
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level 34
Oct 17, 2016
38/102 Good?
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level 69
Oct 21, 2016
Dang, 32% and still get four points.
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level 60
Jul 15, 2019
Same:)
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level 32
Mar 5, 2018
Many of these are nouns, adjectives, participles, and adverbs rather than prepositions, and I believe there are some prepositions that are not included (unto, for example)
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level 67
Nov 28, 2018
I think you're right that they may be some missing, but I'm pretty sure all of the ones listed are indeed prepositions, at least when used in the correct context.
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level 22
Oct 29, 2018
Wow, I know these all in spanish, but in english it's tougher: 67/102
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level 20
Jul 30, 2019
17/102... oops
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level 57
Sep 10, 2019
Your source has changed and is now listing "next" as an archaic preposition, the same as "unto", among other changes. Are you planning an update?