Subject Verb Agreement

Exercise IV

Direction: Circle the correct verb in each of the sentences below.

1. Each of the girls in my neighbourhood (look-looks) good.

2. Everybody (was-were) asked to remain quiet in the infirmary.

3. Neither of the attendants (is-are) here yet to welcome the guests.

4. (Is-Are) each of the girls ready to go on the stage?

5. Several of the sheep (is-are) sick.

6. Only some members of the faculty (is-are) present.

7. Nobody in the class (has-have) the answer.

8. Each of the girls (observe-observes) all the regulations.

9. All of the milk (is-are) gone.

10. Most of the seats (was-were) taken.

Exercise V

Progress check on Subject-verb agreement

Directions: Write the correct verb in the blank to the left of each sentence.

  1. Everybody (was-were) asked to be quiet.
  2. In a marathon, few of the starters (finishes-finish) the race.
  3. Sixty days (is-are) not enough time to complete the project.
  4. The company is in the black.  All of the workers (is-are) receiving their bonus.
  5. On our street, (is-are) many tall trees.
  6. It (don’t-doesn’t) make any difference whether we reach by hook or by crook.
  7. The value of cars and motorcycles (has-have) increased.
  8. The principal and her husband (is-are) the honoured guests.
  9. One of my friends (believe-believes) in palmistry.
  10. There (was-were) several dents in the car.
  11. Lucy (doesn’t-don’t) want to drive that long distance.
  12. Either Lucy or Heith (pay-pays) the bills in our house.
  13. A boy and a girl, seem like your classmates, (were-was) here to see you.
  14. The box of apples (is-are) on the porch. Rest, are yet to arrive.
  15. The army (is-are) conducting maneuvers in March as regular practice.
  16.  Here (come-comes) the family now.
  17. Neither of us (is-are) going to work as it’s a complete lockdown.
  18. (Doesn’t-Don’t) they know why the meeting took place?

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4 Responses

  1. I got 15 to 18 in these exercises. These were very useful worksheets.
    Thank you ma’am.

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