'is, Am & Are' Advanced English Level Quiz

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Welcome to an advanced-level English quiz designed for experts who possess a keen understanding of correctly placing the verbs "Is," "Am," and "Are" within sentences. Do you possess the prowess to execute the exercises below flawlessly? If your confidence is high, why not put your skills to the test through this quiz?

In English, "Am" caters to the first-person singular, "Is" is allocated to the third-person singular, and "Are" is earmarked for plural persons and objects in the present tense. This quiz serves as a comprehensive evaluation of your command over these verbs.

Are you prepared to demonstrate Read moreyour proficiency? Challenge yourself with this quiz and ascertain your accuracy. As you navigate through the exercises, remember that each question refines your linguistic finesse. Let's gauge your expertise in employing these verbs accurately. Best of luck on the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    My father and I . . . happy right now.

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Am

    • C.

      Is

    Correct Answer
    A. Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are" because the subject "My father and I" is plural, indicating that both individuals are happy. Therefore, the verb "are" agrees with the subject in number.

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  • 2. 

    My Mathematics teacher . . . really beautiful.

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Am

    Correct Answer
    B. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject "My Mathematics teacher" is singular and requires a singular verb. In this case, the verb "is" agrees with the singular subject and completes the sentence grammatically.

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  • 3. 

    There . . . many people in front of my house now.

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Am

    Correct Answer
    B. Are
    Explanation
    The subject "many people" is plural, so the correct verb form to use is "are."

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  • 4. 

    There . . . some water I put on the table. Do you want to take it soon?

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Am

    Correct Answer
    A. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject of the sentence, "water," is singular. In English grammar, singular subjects are paired with the verb "is" in the present tense.

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  • 5. 

    You and Davia . . . really beautiful girls in this class.

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Am

    • C.

      Is

    Correct Answer
    A. Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are". This is because the subject of the sentence is "You and Davia", which is a plural noun. Therefore, the correct verb form to use is "are" to agree with the plural subject.

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  • 6. 

    One of my friends, Holly accompanied by her father . . . at your house now.

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Am

    • C.

      Are

    Correct Answer
    A. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject "Holly" is a singular noun, so it requires a singular verb. "Is" is the correct form of the verb "to be" for third-person singular subjects.

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  • 7. 

    Melcha . . . not my friend but she is my elder sister.

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Is

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject "Melcha" is singular and requires a singular form of the verb "to be." In this sentence, "is" is the correct form of the verb to agree with the subject.

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  • 8. 

    Melcha, Holly, Davia, and Fanna . . . studying English at Mr. Benny's house.

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Am

    Correct Answer
    B. Are
    Explanation
    The subject of the sentence is "Melcha, Holly, Davia, and Fanna," which is a plural noun. Therefore, the correct verb to use is "are" to agree with the plural subject.

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  • 9. 

    My friend and I . . . here with your father now.

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Is

    Correct Answer
    B. Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are" because the subject of the sentence is "My friend and I," which is a plural noun. In English, plural subjects require a plural verb form, so "are" is the correct choice.

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  • 10. 

    John and Holly . . . best friends.

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Am

    Correct Answer
    A. Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are" because when referring to two or more people, the correct form of the verb "to be" is "are." In this case, John and Holly are both friends, so the correct sentence would be "John and Holly are best friends."

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Heather is an educator, with four years of teaching experience. Heather graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teaching. She is skilled in Teaching English as a Second Language and currently works as an Elementary School Teacher at Pinellas County Schools. She made a career transition one year ago to explore a new path in writing and copy editing. Heather's specialization lies in curriculum development and educational materials, but she maintains versatility to work across various industries. Known for her keen attention to detail and a deep passion for language, she possesses a sharp eye for precision.

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