Subject-Verb Agreement



Subject-Verb Agreement :



1. Choose the right word from the bracket and fill in the blanks.

1. Each and every one of us……expected to contribute towards society. (is, are)
2. None of these students been able to clear the exams. (has, have)

3. More than half the water in the tank…..drained out. (has, have)

4. The best of intentions failed because of proper planning. (has, have)

5. Lots of food wasted at the marriage ceremony. (was, were)

6. On public holidays, the majority of offices….. closed. (is, are)

7. Each of these bottles…..a hundred pills. (contain, contains)

8. None of these trains…….at that station. (halt, halts)

9. Neither this dress nor that coat……..to him. (belong, belongs)

2. Indicate whether the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (IC).

1. It were I who sent you those flowers.

2. It is they who helped us in bad times.

3. The jury have pronounced their verdict.

4. More than one student has complained about the length of the test.

5. Those kinds of mobile phones is not sold in this shop.

6. This kind of attitude are not tolerated.

7. Every boy and girl are required to wear school uniform.

8. Either Sheela or Preeti are responsible for this prank.

9. Lots of teachers are attending the seminar.

3. Choose the correct option.

1. A lot (was / were) planned but little progress (has/have) been made.

2. Our society (is / are) insured for 10 crores which (is / are) a large amount.

3. Physics (is / are) important to study for taking up Nuclear Science.

4. My room was ransacked and it (appear / appears) as if someone (has/have) broken into it.

5. His timely intervention could (has / have) saved me from this terrible loss.

6. This handbag, with its golden strap, (is / are) expensive.

7. Seven days (is / are) a very small period in politics.

8. My bosses (is / are) happy with my running of the company.

9. My new driver, along with the cleaner, (has / have) stolen my car.

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  1. The Verb
  2. The Auxiliary Verbs
  3. Subject-Verb Agreement - 1
  4. Subject-Verb Agreement - 2
  5. The English Verb
  6. Basic Form of The Verb
  7. Principal Parts of A Verb
  8. Non-finite Form of The Verb
  9. The Intensive Forms of English Verbs
  10. Verbal Idioms
  11. Confusing Verbs
  12. Agreement of The Verb with The Subject
  13. Sentences with Agreement of The Verb with The Subject
  14. Two Auxiliaries with One Principal Verb
  15. One Auxiliary with Two Principal Verbs
  16. Words Used as Verbs
  17. Intransitive Verb of Complete Predication
  18. Intransitive Verb of Incomplete Predication
  19. Defective Verbs
  20. Strong Verbs
  21. Tests of A Strong Verb
  22. Wholly Strong Strong Verbs
  23. Partly Strong Strong Verbs
  24. List of Strong Verbs
  25. Weak Verbs
  26. Tests of A Weak Verb
  27. List of Weak Verbs
  28. Mixed Verbs
  29. Strong Verbs Becoming Partly Weak Verbs


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