Friday, October 31, 2014
Subject - Verb Agreement, Exercise 1
Underline the correct verb form:
Everyone has done / have done his or her homework.
Somebody has left / have left her purse.
Some of the water is gone / are gone.
None of the students has done / have done their homework.
Everyone has finished / have finished his or her homework.
Each of the students is responsible / are responsible for doing his or her work in the library.
The mayor as well as his brothers is going / are going to prison.
The mayor and his brothers is going / are going to jail.
Neither of the two traffic lights is working / are working.
Which shirt do you want for Christmas? Either is fine / are fine with me.
Either my father or my brothers is going / are going to sell the house.
Neither my brothers nor my father is going / are going to sell the house.
Is / Are either my brothers or my father responsible?
Is / Are either my father or my brothers responsible?
There is / There are two reasons for this.
There is / There are no reason for this.
Here is / are two apples.
The mayor, who has been convicted along with his four brothers, is finally going / are finally going to jail.
My glasses was / were on the bed.
My pants was torn / were torn.
A pair of trousers is / are in the closet.
The news from the front is bad / are bad.
Measles is / are a dangerous disease for pregnant women.
The average worker's earnings has gone up / have gone up dramatically.
Our thanks go/ goes to the workers who supported the union.
Some of the voters is still angry / are still angry.
A large percentage of the older population is voting / are voting against her.
Two-fifths of the troops was lost / were lost in the battle.
Two-fifths of the vineyard was destroyed / were destroyed by fire.
Forty percent of the students is in favor / are in favor of changing the policy.
Forty percent of the student body is in favor / are in favor of changing the policy.
Two and two is four / are four.
Four times four divided by two is eight / are eight.