Subject verb agreement worksheet-2

Subject verb agreement worksheet-2

 

Fill in the blank with the correct verb form:

  1. We ____ two hands.

A. Are having                                 B. None of them

C. Have                                           D. Had

 

  1. Sunil, as well as his brothers, ____ here for the show.

A. Are                                              B. Is

C. None of them                            D. Were

 

  1. Either you or she ____ coming to the party.

A. Are                                              B. Were

C. Is                                                 D. None of them

 

  1. Every dog ___ his day.

A. Have                                           B. Is having

C. Had                                             D. Has

 

  1. These children ____ to school by bus.

A. Are going                                   B. None of them

C. Go                                               D. Goes

 

  1. One should never ____ a lie.

A. Telling           B. Told               C. Tell                 D. Tells

 

  1. Don’t ____ noise! The baby is sleeping.

A. Making                                      B. Makes

C. None of them                            D. Make

 

  1. If I ____ you, I should help him immediately.

A. Was                                            B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Am

 

  1. A thousand rupees ____ a large amount of money to carry around.

A. None of them                            B. Is

C. Are                                              D. Were

 

  1. Swanand Kirkire, the great lyricist and singer____ here today.

A. Is                                                 B. Are

C. None of them                            D. Were

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘As well as’ suggests the singular subject (Sunil); hence ‘is’ is correct. (‘As well as’+ noun(s) are not part of the subject)

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Every dog’ suggests the singular and it is a universal truth; hence ‘has’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Children’ suggests the plural and this is routine; hence ‘go’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘One and should’ suggests the singular and original form; hence ‘tell’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Imperative sentence’ suggests the simple present tense; hence ‘make’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘This is a hypothetical (imaginary) situation’; hence ‘were’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘A thousand rupees’ suggests the singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘The poet and singer’ suggests the singular; hence ‘is’ is correct. (If ‘the’ is used before singer also – the poet and THE singer – then the subject becomes plural – otherwise, the word poet and singer signify the same person – Swanand Kirkire.)