Prepositions Exercises For CBSE Class 3

A preposition is a word that tells us about a position of a noun. A preposition is a word that tells us about the relation of one thing to another or the position of things. Sometimes the preposition comes at the end of the sentence when the object is a relative pronoun or an interrogative pronoun.

Prepositions Exercises For CBSE Class 3 in PDF Format

Preposition Practice Exercises for Class 3 English

Now, write suitable prepositions in the blanks.

  1. The train leaves at 10:00 a.m.
  2. she is getting married on Sunday.
  3. I usually bathe in the morning.
  4. I will be in Ahmedabad on 15th June.
  5. he lives in the USA.
  6. We often go to Leh in January.
  7. They are coming in Christmas.
  8. My father plays tennis on Sundays.
  9. We won the trophy in 2014.
  10. Can we meet in the afternoon.
  11. my birthday is in June.
  12. My sister’s birthday is on 28 January.
  13. In 2016, I was in Class I.
  14. You should not go out in night.
  15. The film starts at 10:45 a.m.
  16. Let’s meet on Sunday.

Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions for each sentence.

  1. My school is near my house. I walk to school every morning.
  2. The flower vase is on the table.
  3. The books are on the shelf.
  4. The monkey is on the branch.
  5. The two birds sat near each other on the tree branch.
  6. The bone is in dog’s mouth.
  7. The girl is sleeping on the bed.
  8. The pencil stand is on the table.
  9. The flowers are in the vase.
  10. The book is near the vase.

Fill in the blanks with at, on, after, before, between or behind
to complete the sentence.

  1. We woke up ____________ midnight.
  2. My birthday is ____________ the third of November.
  3. I reach school everyday ____________ 8:00a.m.
  4. my mother will return ____________ May.
  5. Some birds come out of their nest ____________ spiring.
  6. Trees shed their leaves ____________ autumn.
  7. India became independent ____________ 15 August 1947.
  8. I will see you ____________ 4p.m.
  9. November comes ____________ October.
  10. I will come to the park ____________ finishing my homework.
  11. The bottle is full ____________ water.
  12. My school is just ____________ City Centre.
  13. The Rajdhani Express runs ________ New Delhi and the other big cities of India.
  14. I will wait for you____________ the bus stop.
  15. the train will arrive ____________ Platform Number 1.
Prepositions Exercises for CBSE Class 3 in PDF format
A Few Rules

Prepositions of Direction

To refer to a direction, use the prepositions “to,” “in,” “into,” “on,” and “onto.”

  • She drove to the store.
  • Don’t ring the doorbell. Come right in(to) the house.
  • Drive on(to) the grass and park the car there.

 Prepositions of Time

To refer to one point in time, use the prepositions “in,” “at,” and “on.”

Use “in” with parts of the day (not specific times), months, years, and seasons.

  • He reads in the evening.
  • The weather is cold in December.
  • She was born in 1996.
  • We rake leaves in the fall.

Use “at” with the time of day. Also use “at” with noon, night, and midnight.

  • I go to work at 8:00.
  • He eats lunch at noon.
  • She often goes for a walk at night.
  • They go to bed at midnight.

Use “on” with days.

  • I work on Saturdays.
  • He does laundry on Wednesdays.

To refer to extended time, use the prepositions “since,” “for,” “by,” “during,” “from…to,” “from…until,” “with,” and “within.”

  • I have lived in Delhi since 2005. (I moved there in 2005 and still live there.)
  • He will be in Toronto for 3 weeks. (He will spend 3 weeks in Jaipur.)
  • She will finish her homework by 6:00. (She will finish her homework sometime between now and 6:00.)
  • He works part time during the summer. (For the period of time throughout the summer.)
  • I will collect data from January to June. (Starting in January and ending in June.)
  • They are in school from August until May. (Starting in August and ending in May.)
  • She will graduate within 2 years. (Not longer than 2 years.)

 Prepositions of Place

To refer to a place, use the prepositions “in” (the point itself), “at” (the general vicinity), “on” (the surface), and “inside” (something contained).

  • They will meet in the lunchroom.
  • She was waiting at the corner.
  • He left his phone on the bed.
  • Place the pen inside the drawer.

To refer to an object higher than a point, use the prepositions “over” and “above.” To refer to an object lower than a point, use the prepositions “below,” “beneath,” “under,” and “underneath.”

  • The bird flew over the house.
  • The plates were on the shelf above the cups.
  • Basements are dug below ground.
  • There is hard wood beneath the carpet.
  • The squirrel hid the nuts under a pile of leaves.
  • The cat is hiding underneath the box.

 To refer to an object close to a point, use the prepositions “by,” “near,” “next to,” “between,” “among,” and “opposite.”

  • The gas station is by the grocery store.
  • The park is near her house.
  • Park your bike next to the garage.
  • There is a deer between the two trees.
  • There is a purple flower among the weeds.
  • The garage is opposite the house.