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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Subject - Verb Agreement, Exercise 2
BOOKS OPEN THE WORLD !
Choose the correct answer:
Mary andher friends is / areat the fair.
The pencil orthe penis / are in the drawer.
The boyorhis friendsrun / runs every day.
His friendsorthe boy run / runsevery day.
Oneof the boxesis / are open.
The peoplewho listen to that music is / arefew.
The team captain, as well as his players,is / are anxious.
The book, including all the chapters in the first section,is / are boring.
The womanwith all the dogs walk / walksdown my street.
Eachof these hot dogsis / are juicy.
Everybody know / knowsMr. Jones.
Eitheris / are correct.
Five dollarsis / area lot of money.
Dollars is / areoften used instead of rubles in Russia.
The team run / runsduring practice.
The committee decide / decideshow to proceed.
The familyhas / have a long history.
My familyhas / have never been able to agree.
The President, accompanied by his wife,is / are traveling to India.
All of the books, including yours, is / arein that box.
Itlook / looks like rain.
These confuse / confusesme.
Those take / takesthe cake.
None has both singular and plural forms. The singular verb form is used when “none” means “no one” or “not one”. The plural is used when “none” implies more than one thing or person.
i.e. None of us think / thinks what she said is correct.
i.e. None of the local teams is / are making it to the second round in the tournament.
Her attitude as well as her appearance is / are inappropriate.