Subject verb agreement worksheet-6

Subject verb agreement worksheet-6

 

Fill in the blank with the correct verb form:

  1. There ____ a lot of sand on the beach.

A. Is                                                 B. Are

C. None of them                            D. Were

 

  1. “The child’s parents ____ here to meet you, Sir.”

A. None of them                            B. Is

C. Are                                              D. Was

 

  1. Every time she ____ the film, she enjoys it anew.

A. Is watching                               B. None of them

C. Watched                                    D. Watches

 

  1. The reason for his return yesterday ____ not at all clear.

A. Is                                                 B. Was

C. None of them                            D. Were

 

  1. The second batsman _____ a good player.

A. Is                                                 B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Are

 

  1. Everyone’s papers ____ collected within five minutes.

A. Was                                            B. Were

C. Are                                              D. None of them

 

  1. Both the glasses of water ____ cold now.

A. Is                                                 B. Are

C. None of them                            D. Were

 

  1. Punjab ____ on the confluence of five rivers.

A. Is lying                                       B. None of them

C. Lied                                            D. Lies

 

  1. Drink up! The tea ____ getting cold.

A. None of them                            B. Are

C. Is                                                 D. Was

 

  1. The students ____ their own snacks to the picnic last week.

A. Bought                                       B. Brought

C. None of them                            D. Were bringing

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Sand’ is an uncountable noun; hence ‘is’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Parents’ suggests the plural; hence ‘are’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Every time and she’ suggest the singular and routine; hence ‘watches’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Reason and yesterday’ suggest the singular and simple past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Batsman’ suggests the singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Papers’ suggests the plural and ‘collected’ the past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Both the glasses’ suggests the plural; hence ‘are’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Universal truth’ suggests the simple present tense; hence ‘lies’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Sentence 1’ suggests the present tense; hence ‘is’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Last week’ suggests the simple past tense; hence ‘brought’ is correct.