SUBJECT – VERB AGREEMENT
I. Choose the correct form of the verb in the following sentences:
1. Scissors______________ (is/are) used for cutting things.
2. None______________ (seem/seems) to be serious in the class.
3. ______________ (Is/Are) your socks wet?
4. Sanskrit as well as Urdu______________ (is/are) easy to learn.
5. Arham, Saksham and Sai none______________ (appear/appears) to be bright and wise.
6. He and I______________ (am/is/are) great pals.
7. A couple of boys______________ (disturbs/ disturb) the whole class.
8. The majority______________ (want/wants) to go to Goa and not to Nainital.
9. Tennis______________ (is/are) a popular game in the United States.
10. The staff______________ (is/are) happy with their new pay rise.
11. Manju’s spectacles______________ (was/were) lost in the school.
12. I, Yuvika Sharma, ______________ (is/am) a student of Bal Bharati Public School.
13. I wish I______________ (was/were) a millionaire.
14. If I ______________ (was/were) you, I would have forgiven him.
15. Both the trains______________ (go/goes) to Kashmir.
16. His knowledge of cars______________ (is/are) amazing.
17. Pliers______________ (is/are) made of iron.
18. Aerobics to him ______________ (is/are) both relaxation and entertainment.
19. The ship with its crew______________ (was/were) lost.
20. White trousers______________ (is/are) not allowed in the school.
21. I have a pair of glasses which______________ (is/are) grey and red in colour.
22. The book which was sold by the scouts______________ (were/was) about Baden Powell.
23. ‘The Three Musketeers’______________ (is/are) an interesting read.
24. The jury______________ (is/are) divided over the opinion.
25. Dramatics ______________ (is/are) my passion.26. The news ______________ (was/were) better than she expected.
27. The audience ______________ (was/were) spellbound by Anshu’s speech.
28. The furniture which was bought in the auction sale ______________ (has/have) been resold.
29. No nook or corner ______________ (was/were) left unexplored.
30. The minister with his deputies______________ (is/are) about to arrive.
II. Fill in the blanks by supplying a verb in agreement with its subject: (Use be/have forms)
1. A pen or a pencil______________ required.
2. Each painting______________ worth a million rupees.
3. One lakh rupees______________ a large sum.
4. Gulliver’s Travels______________ written by Swift.
5. Mrs. Sharma with all her friends______________ gone to watch a movie.
6. All possible means______________ been tried.
7. Ten kilometers______________ a long distance.
8. The doctor as well as the nurse______________ gone home.
9. The cost of all these goods______________ risen.
10. The quality of the fruits______________ not good.
11. ______________ your father and mother at home?
12. He and I______________ playing.
13. The car with its accessories______________ insured.
14. The animals which escaped from the zoo______________ been captured.
15. The students as well as the teacher______________ excited about the project.
16. Neither bus nor taxi______________ available that day.
17. The doctor as well as the nurses______________ gone home.
18. My salary______________ twenty thousand rupees.
19. The media______________ to be more responsible.
20. The formation of paragraphs______________ very important.
21. The committee______________ issued its report.
22. The United States______________ a big navy.
23. Either of the colours ______________ good.
24. Neither of the students______________ going to pass.
25. Everyone______________ sitting quietly

1. Scissors are (is/are) used for cutting things.
2. No one seems (seem/seems) to be serious in the class.
3. Are (Is/Are) your socks wet?
4. Sanskrit as well as Urdu is (is/are) easy to learn.
5. Arham, Saksham and Sai none appears (appear/appears) to be bright and wise.
6. He and I are (am/is/are) great pals.
7. A couple of boys disturb (disturbs/ disturb) the whole class.
8. The majority want (want/wants) to go to Goa and not to Nainital.
9. Tennis is(is/are) a popular game in the United States.
10. The staff is (is/are) happy with their new pay rise.
11. Manju’s spectacles were (was/were) lost in the school.
12. I, Yuvika Sharma, is (is/am) a student of Bal Bharati Public School.
13. I wish I were  (was/were) a millionaire.
14. If I were (was/were) you, I would have forgiven him.
15. Both the trains go (go/goes) to Kashmir.
16. His knowledge of cars is (is/are) amazing.
17. Pliers are (is/are) made of iron.
18. Aerobics to him is (is/are) both relaxation and entertainment.
19. The ship with its crew was (was/were) lost.
20. White trousers are (is/are) not allowed in the school.
21. I have a pair of glasses which are (is/are) grey and red in colour.
22. The book which was sold by the scouts was  (were/was) about Baden Powell.
23. ‘The Three Musketeers’ is (is/are) an interesting read.
24. The jury is (is/are) divided over the opinion.
25. Dramatics are (is/are) my passion.
26. The news was (was/were) better than she expected.
27. The audience were (was/were) spellbound by Anshu’s speech.
28. The furniture which was bought in the auction sale has (has/have) been resold.
29. No nook or corner was (was/were) left unexplored.
30. The minister with his deputies is (is/are) about to arrive.
 

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