Prepositions worksheet for class 10

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.

Alfred Tennyson was a true representative …………1……… the Victorian Age. He was one of the three most famous people ……………2…………. his time when he lived. Tennyson did not have a happy family life and that was partly responsible ………3……….. the recurring theme ………4………. sadness ………5……. his poetry. He started writing even before he was sent ……….6……… school and most of his early education was ………7………. the guidance …………8……… his father. Nonetheless he spent nearly four unhappy years ……..9……… a nearby grammar school. His closest friend was Arthur Henry Hallam ………10………. whom he shared a close bond. He was shattered when Arthur Hallam died prematurely and wrote the moving elegy In Memorium ……..11………. honour of his friend. Tennyson’s poetry is remarkable ………12…….. its metrical appeal, verbal melody and vivid imagery.

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1. of; 2. Of; 3. For; 4. Of; 5. In; 6. To; 7. Under; 8. Of; 9. At; 10. With; 11. In; 12. For

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.

……….1……. the nineteenth century, many authors …….2……. England produced novels which eventually became some ……3…….. the most famous ……4……… the history ……5…… English literature. These novels challenged class systems, showed the deplorable condition ………6…….. the working class and gave some …….7………. the most unforgettable characters. ……..8……… fifty novels were produced ……..9……….. this time and all of them were widely acclaimed. They left an indelible mark ……..10……… every literary work that was produced thereafter. Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield, George Eliot’s Silas Marner, Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice have no parallels ………11…….. English literature even today. Women’s access ………..12……… higher education increased considerably during this century.

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1. in; 2. In; 3. Of; 4. In; 5. Of; 6. Of; 7. Of; 8. About; 9. During; 10. On; 11. In; 12. To

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