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Prepositions for Time: Quiz #7 (ANSWERS)

Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct preposition. Choose from the word bank below:

about  at  during for  in on  within 

1. Our plane will be landing ____in_____ ten minutes.

2. What do you do ___during______ the day?

3. It’s going to take ____about______ fifteen to twenty minutes for the pizza to be ready.

4. Meet me _____at______ exactly 3:30.

5. They got to the train station just ____in______ time before the train left.

6. Nora never comes to class ___on_____ time.

7. John came ____within______ one year of retiring from his job before he died.

8. The church parking lot is always full ____on_____ Sundays.

9. There’s _____about______ a minute remaining before the games ends.

10. Sometimes she can’t sleep ____at_____ night, so she takes medicine that makes her drowsy.

11. There were two women talking _____during_____ the entire movie. They wouldn’t be quiet.

12. We can’t wait ____for______ the concert to begin. This is going to be great!

13. The books we ordered through Amazon should be here _____within (or in)____ the next three to five days.

14. _During______ the wedding ceremony, it started to rain, and everyone who didn’t have an umbrella got soaked.

15. The class lasted _____for____ over three hours. That was too long!

16. I’ll meet you _____in_____ an hour at the entrance to the store. Wait for me if I’m not there by that time.

17. They talked on the phone ____for_____ almost four hours.

18. He refuses to work ____on______ the weekends because he wants to spend time with his family.

19. The alarm clock is set _____for_____ 5:30 a.m.

20. We’re looking _____at_____ a two-hour wait at the airport before our plane leaves.

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