Preposition of Time Exercises

As we all know, prepositions help us to show the position of a person/thing. Now one among them is the preposition of time. It is important that students who want to develop a better grip on English Grammar have a basic understanding of prepositions of time. And proper exercises related to prepositions of time will help them develop a better understanding.

Instead of searching for exercise-related prepositions of time, go through the exercises given below. The BYJU’S team has designed various prepositions of time exercises that are suitable for students of all classes and all boards. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and check the prepositions of time exercises.

Preposition of Time Exercises with Answers

Are you worried whether the answers you’ve attempted are right or wrong? Well, it’s not just you but many other students who feel that if exercises come with answers, it would be helpful. BYJU’S too feels this way! And for that, the BYJU’S team has designed prepositions of time exercises with answers so that students can check the answers and identify the mistakes.

Use ‘On’, ‘In’ or ‘At’

Fill in the blanks with correct prepositions of time.

  1. The parent-teacher meeting is ___ 10 A.M.
  2. I do not have my classes ___ weekends.
  3. This year it started to snow ___ November.
  4. Yasmin’s birthday is ___ 31st December.
  5. The stars twinkle brightly ___ night.
  6. I’ll meet you ___ Thursday.
  7. The principal is not present __ the moment.
  8. My mother will come back ___ minutes.
  9. Dimple will visit her grandmother ___ Durga Puja.
  10. ___ 1857 the Sepoy Mutiny took place.
  11. Yash’s uncle passed away ___ Monday.
  12. __ the winter, my mother knitted a scarf for me.
  13. ___ Sunday, they’ll talk about the mummies on the National Geographic channel.
  14. My uncle will arrive ___ the dinner time.
  15. Tina had learnt to speak French ___ 6 weeks.

Answers –

  1. The parent-teacher meeting is at 10 A.M.
  2. I do not have my classes on/at weekends.
  3. This year it started to snow in November.
  4. Yasmin’s birthday is on 31st December.
  5. The stars twinkle brightly at night.
  6. I’ll meet you on Thursday.
  7. The principal is not present at the moment.
  8. My mother will come back in minutes.
  9. Dimple will visit her grandmother at Durga Puja.
  10. In 1857 the Sepoy Mutiny took place.
  11. Yash’s uncle passed away on Monday.
  12. In the winter, my mother knitted a scarf for me.
  13. On Sunday, they’ll talk about the mummies on the National Geographic channel.
  14. My uncle will arrive at dinner time.
  15. Tina had learnt to speak French in 6 weeks.

Underline the Preposition of Time

Read the sentences and identify the preposition of time.

  1. My grandparents got married on 31st December 1957.
  2. I will meet you at 6 o’clock on Sunday.
  3. On a Christmas evening, a boy was born to Mother Mary.
  4. The train will leave at 5 a.m. on Sunday morning.
  5. My vacation ends on next Tuesday.
  6. On 25th January at 6:30 p.m., my niece was born.
  7. Migratory birds flew to warmer places in winters.
  8. On Holi, we play with various types of colours.
  9. “At 12 o’clock, the magic will start to fade,” said the fairy godmother.
  10. In the summer you should keep water bowls for birds.

Answers –

  1. My grandparents got married on 31st December 1957.
  2. I will meet you at 6 o’clock on Sunday.
  3. On a Christmas evening, a boy was born to Mother Mary.
  4. The train will leave at 5 A.M. on Sunday morning.
  5. My vacation ends on next Tuesday.
  6. On 25th January at 6:30 P.M., my niece was born.
  7. Migratory birds flew to warmer places in winters.
  8. On Holi, we play with various types of colours.
  9. At 12 o’clock, the magic will start to fade,” said the fairy godmother.
  10. In the summer you should keep water bowls for birds.

These exercises will solve your worries about How to Learn English. You can easily solve these exercises and check your answers from the given solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions on Preposition of Time Exercises

When to use ‘at’?

The preposition of time ‘at’ is used to indicate precise timings. For example, “We’ll meet at night.” Here, ‘at night’ refers to the precise time of the day.

When to use ‘on’?

The preposition of time ‘on’ is used to indicate the days and dates. For example, “My birthday is on 3rd March.”

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