Subject & Verb Agreement

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Subject Verb Agreement Quizzes & Trivia

Select the correct verb form.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The world (change / changes) so rapidly that we can hardly keep up.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      Changes

  • 2. 
    People (is / are) often ten or twenty years behind the times in their knowledge of the world.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 3. 
    People who (live / lives) in poverty often do not even have television or newspapers.
    • A. 

      Live

    • B. 

      Lives

  • 4. 
    He (doesn't / don't) want to be killed.
    • A. 

      Doesn't

    • B. 

      Don't

  • 5. 
    Life (is / are) very complicated.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 6. 
    Traditionally,college students (has / have) been very active in politics.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Have

  • 7. 
    There (is / are) both men and women at the meeting.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 8. 
    The students in my class (has / have) very poor work habits.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Have

  • 9. 
    Each of you (has / have) an equal chance to make good grades.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Have

  • 10. 
    All of the children (was / were) hunting Easter eggs in the garden.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Were

  • 11. 
     A notebook and a pen (is, are) lying on the desk in the library.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 12. 
    My son, along with two friends, (is, are) coming for the weekend.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 13. 
     Sitting on the sofa (was, were) two students from Thailand.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Were

  • 14. 
    Either the workers or the manager (is, are) coming to the conference.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 15. 
    Not only the students, but also the teacher (has, have) been unhappy.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Have

  • 16. 
       Everybody (hate, hates) to take tests.
    • A. 

      Hate

    • B. 

      Hates

  • 17. 
    One of my greatest worries in college (was, were) that I would study hard and still flunk important tests.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Were

  • 18. 
    Georgia Southern University (provide, provides) some scholarships for the students.
    • A. 

      Provide

    • B. 

      Provides

  • 19. 
    The news about Afghanistan (is, are) shocking, isn’t it?
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 20. 
    Knowledge gained after long study (disappear, disappears) rapidly from our minds.
    • A. 

      Disappear

    • B. 

      Disappears

  • 21. 
    Almost everybody (has / have) some difficulty with writing. 
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Have

  • 22. 
    Neither the chipmunk nor the squirrels (is / are) bothering us. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 23. 
    Both of us (is / are) voting in the next election. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 24. 
    Milo, Phoebe, and I (was / were) offering our help. 
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Were

  • 25. 
    Neither of you (jump / jumps) to conclusions. 
    • A. 

      Jump

    • B. 

      Jumps