Practice Exercise: Subject Verb Agreement

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Subject Verb Agreement

Rewrite for each of the following sentences with the appropriate verb choice sentences.
1. Simran is the only one of the students who (have, has) passed the trial.
2. The lengthiest of the demonstrations (is, are) the following unit.
3. The soldiers and their Commander (is, are) going to the border.
4. Either one of the groups (is, are) going to upset the agenda.
5. Nobody (is, are) brave enough to test the Commander when he is wrong.
6. The Committee or the managers (is, are) holding a conference.
7. Neither of the girls (has, have) been to the U.K.
8. Which (is, are) more attractive, the bright pullovers or the neutral jerseys?
9. (Has, Have) the culprit or the lawyer approached him?
10. Jamila, as well as her sister, (is, are) in London now.
11. Several of the spectators (has, have) went.
12. Both of the children (has, have) a scar on the left arm.
13. One of the best known Romantic plays (is, are) ‘Romeo and Juliet’. 
14. Environmental Applications (is, are) very difficult for many students.
15. Sheena is one of the girls who (have, has) blond hair.
16. Bread and butter (is, are) a good
breakfast.
 17. The players, along with their trainers, (is, are) resolute to come good after the setback. 
18. Please call me when John and Mary (come, comes) to your house. 
19. The class (watch, watches) a match every weekend. 
20. The number of exciting topics (seem, seems) to be dwindling nowadays. 
21. The husband and his wife (plan, plans) a vacation every year. 
22. Hardly anyone (speak, speaks) to John. 
23. Henry or his sister (wishes, wish) to inspect the Class next week. 
24. Johnson (take, takes) his dog for a walk each morning. 
25. The songs the children sing (stay, stays) in my mind all day. 
26. Hundred rupees (is, are) too much as pocket money. 
27. Sunil and his aunt (talk, talks) on the phone almost daily. 
28. The green ones (look, looks) to match best. 
29. Teenagers and their peer group (perceive, perceives) matters very in a different way. 
30. Raina, against his mother’s requests, (have, has) decided to go paragliding.

Answers

Subject Verb Agreement
1. Simran is the only one of the students
who has passed the trial.
2. The lengthiest of the demonstrations is
the following unit.
3. The soldiers and their Commander are
going to the border.
4. Either one of the groups is going to
upset the agenda.
5. Nobody is brave enough to test the
Commander when he is wrong.
6.  The Committee or the managers are
holding a conference.
7. Neither of the girls has been to the
U.K.
8. Which is more attractive, the bright
pullovers or the neutral jerseys?
9. Has the culprit or the lawyer approached
him?
10. Jamila, as well as her sister, is in
London now.
11. Several of the spectators have went.
12. Both of the children have a scar on the
left arm.
13. One of the best known Romantic plays is
‘Romeo and Juliet’.
14. Environmental Applications is very
difficult for many students.
15. Sheena is one of the girls who has
blond hair.
16. Bread and butter is a good breakfast.
17. The players, along with their trainers,
are resolute to come good after the setback.
18. Please call me when John and Mary come to
your house.
19. The class watches a match every weekend.
20. The number of exciting topics seems to
be dwindling nowadays.
21. The husband and his wife plans a
vacation every year.
22. Hardly anyone speaks to John.
23. Henry or his sister wishes to inspect
the Class next week.
24. Johnson takes his dog for a walk each
morning.
25. The songs the children sing stay in my
mind all day.
26. Hundred rupees is too much as pocket
money.
27. Sunil and his aunt talk on the phone
almost daily.
28. The green ones look to match best.
29. Teenagers and their peer group perceives
matters very in a different way.

30. Raina, against his mother’s requests, has
decided to go paragliding.

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