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Appropriate Prepositions

Each item below offers a choice, in a pull-down menu, of four prepositions for expressing various logical relationships. For each numbered item, select the preposition that best fits in the sentence. After you select a preposition, an answer box at the bottom of the page will give you feedback.

1. Many people are saying that they won't go to as many games next year  the increase in ticket prices.
During: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Such as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Despite: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Due to: CORRECT! Many people are saying that they wont go to as many games next year DUE TO the increase in tick

2.   the increase in ticket prices, the poor quality of the team is another reason for not going to games next year.
Since: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Instead of: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Besides: CORRECT! BESIDES the increase in ticket prices, the poor quality of the team is another reason for not going to games next year.
Including: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

3. Where were you  the crime.
Until: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
At the time of: CORRECT! Where were you AT THE TIME OF the crime?
In addition to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN
As a result of: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

4. My best sport in the triathlon is cycling  swimming, where I am much weaker.
Before: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
As opposed to: CORRECT! My best sport in the triathlon is cycling AS OPPOSED TO swimming, where I am much weaker.
In spite of : INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN
On account of: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN

5. I'm thinking about taking a World History course next semester,  something on the industrial revolution in Europe.
Until: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Because of: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
In contrast to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Such as: CORRECT! I am thinking about taking a World History course next semester, SUCH AS something on the industrial revolution in Europe