Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
Maria repeated the words like a mantra as she sat with her new cabin mates in a circle ___ the grass.
Correct Answer : c ) onExplanation :
As per the context, Maria was sitting on the grass.
When one’s position is located somewhere in the general surface area of (a place), the preposition ‘on’ is used. Here, in the given sentence, the general surface is grass.
Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.