Exercise 10: Subject-Verb Agreement
- Choose the correct of the verb in parentheses in the following sentences.
- John, along with twenty friends (is/are) planning a party.
- The picture of the soldiers (bring/brings) back many memories.
- The quallity of these recordings (is/are) not very good.
- If the duties of these officers (isn’t/aren’t) reduced, there will not be enough time t finish the project.
- The effects of cigarette smoking (have/has) been proven to be extremely harmful.
- The use of credit cards in place of cash (have/has) increased rapidly i recent years.
- Advertisements on television (is/are) becoming more competitive than ever before.
- Living expenses in this country, as well as in many others (is/are) at an all-time high.
- Mr.Jones accompanied by several members of the commite (have/has) proposed some changes of the rules.
11. The levels of intoxication (vary/varies) from subject to subject
Exercise 11: Subject-Verb Agreeement
Choose the correct form of the verb in the following sentences.
- Neither Bill nor Mary (is/are) going to the play tonight.
- Anything (is/are) becoming than going to another movie tonight.
- Skating (is/are) becoming more popular every day.
- A number of reporters (was/were) at the conferences yesterday.
- Everybody who (has/have) a fever must go home immediately.
- Your glasses (was/were) on the bureai last night.
- There (was/were) some people at the meeting last night.
- The committee (has/have) already reached a decision.
- A pair of jeans (was/were) in the washing machine this morning.
- Each student (has/have) answered the first three questions.
- Either John or his wife (make/makes) breakfast each morning.
- After she had perused the material, the secretary decided that everything (was/ were) in order.
- The crowd at the basketball game (was/ were) wild with excitement.
- A pack of wild dogs (has/ have ) fightened all the ducks away.
- The jury (is/ are) trying go reach a decision.
- The army (has/ have) eliminated this section of the training test.
- The number of students who have withdrawn from class this quarter (is/ are) appalling.
- There (has/ have) been too many interruptions in this class.
- Every elementary school teacher (has/ have) to take this examination.
- Neither Jill nor her parents(has/ have) seen this movie before.