How Good Are You At Subject-Verb Agreement In English?

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How Good Are You At Subject-Verb Agreement In English?

English is portrayed as an easiest language to understand. Being able to find the right subject-verb agreement will help you improve your grammar skills. The main thing to remember is that is the subject is singular the verb too must be singular. Take up this simple quiz and test your understanding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sentence contains a subject-verb agreement error?
    • A. 

      Helga and her sisters were certain that the daffodils would bloom in time for the fair.

    • B. 

      Artie's favourite chair, together with all his silverware and tennis rackets, was destroyed in the fire.

    • C. 

      In these caves lives some of the most fascinating species of bats.

    • D. 

      Your proclamations, like your audacity, are overwhelming.

  • 2. 
    Choose the option that best corrects the subject-verb agreement in the underlined part of the following sentence.Neither volunteering at the fire department nor fundraising for the theatre and schools has stopped Aunt Marnie to help the animals at the local shelter.
    • A. 

      Has stopped Aunt Marnie to helping

    • B. 

      Have stopped Aunt Marnie from helping

    • C. 

      Has stopped Aunt Marnie from helping

    • D. 

      Has stopped Aunt Marnie helping

  • 3. 
    Choose the option that best corrects the subject-verb agreement error in the underlined part of the following sentence.The stunning beaches, rolling hills, and charming medieval towns of Tuscany explain its popularity with tourists.
    • A. 

      Explains its popularity

    • B. 

      Explain their popularity

    • C. 

      Are the reasons for their popularity

    • D. 

      None of the above—the original sentence has no error

  • 4. 
    Identify the sentence that illustrates correct subject-verb agreement.
    • A. 

      These solar panels and that potted plant make the studio seem so much airier.

    • B. 

      Amanda is one of those people who loves afternoon football games.

    • C. 

      Either Cassandra or her children is going to Hawaii for the holidays.

    • D. 

      Jack was the only one of the climbers who were injured.

  • 5. 
    Fill the sentence with the correct form of verb "to be" at Present Simple (is/are).Ten tons          a heavy load.
  • 6. 
    Every pale tomato slice, wilted pickle, and brown lettuce leaf __________ an extra 25 cents at Bernie's Burger Emporium.Choose the right answer to fill the blank. 
    • A. 

      Costs

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Costed

    • D. 

      Had cost

  • 7. 
    Even though Antonio has many friends who love their Chevrolets and Buicks, he has always believed that General Motors __________ lemons.Choose the best answer to fill the blank. 
    • A. 

      Makes

    • B. 

      Make

    • C. 

      Made

    • D. 

      Had made

  • 8. 
    All of my important keys __________ now stuck in the drain pipe of my bathroom sink. Buster, my kitten, doesn't realize how much his playfulness inconveniences me.Choose the right answer to fill the blank. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Were

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