Subject and Verb Agreement Quiz

1. For each of the following, choose the sentence in which the subject and verb agree.

 A) Everybody's noses were blue from the cold.
 B) Everybody's nose was blue from the cold.

2. 

 A) Louise is one of the women who meets us for breakfast on Wednesdays.
 B) Louise is one of the women who meet us for breakfast on Wednesdays.

3. 

 A) Ten days seems like a long time to wait for an answer.
 B) Ten days seem like a long time to wait for an answer.

4. 

 A) Neither of the boys are going to school today.
 B) Neither of the boys is going to school today.

5. 

 A) Fifteen percent of the employees was terminated from their positions.
 B) Fifteen percent of the employees were terminated from their positions.

6. 

 A) Each of the dogs have a different personality.
 B) Each of the dogs has a different personality.

7. 

 A) My father or my mother picks me up from school every day.
 B) My father or my mother pick me up from school every day.

8. 

 A) Neither Sandra nor I am going to the picnic.
 B) Neither Sandra nor I are going to the picnic.
 C) Neither Sandra nor I is going to the picnic.

9. 

 A) The cat or the dogs has made a mess in the kitchen.
 B) The cat or the dogs have made a mess in the kitchen.

10. 

 A) Basketball and softball are my favorite sports.
 B) Basketball and softball is my favorite sports.

11. 

 A) There is a number of important announcements in the bulletin.
 B) There are a number of important announcements in the bulletin.


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