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Monday, December 10, 2012

A Second Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement


A Second Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement[Logo]
After each sentence select the verb form that will best fit in the blank. The explanation will describe the process of arriving at the correct choice for that sentence. If you choose the correct response, it might still be a good idea to consult the explanation, to see if your understanding of the verb choice is the same as ours.



1. Carlos is the only one of those students who __________ lived up to the potential described in the yearbook.
has
have

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2. The International Club, as well as the Choral Society and the Rowing Club, __________ to submit a new constitution.
need
needs

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3. One of my best friends _____________ an extra on Seinfeld this week.
are
is

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4. Not only the students but also their instructor ________ been called to the principal's office.
have
has

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5. Most of the milk _____ gone bad. Six gallons of milk _______ still in the refrigerator.
has ---- are
have ---- is

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6. Each and every student and instructor in this building __________ for a new facility by next year.
hope
hopes

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7. The students and instructors each ________for a new facility by next year.
hopes
hope

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8. Rice and beans, my favorite dish, __________ me of my native Puerto Rico.
remind
reminds

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9. A large number of voters still ___________ along straight-party lines.
votes
vote

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10. Four years _______ a long time to spend away from your friends and family.
are
is

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11. Politics __________ sometimes a dirty business.
are
is

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12. To an outsider, the economics of this country ________ to be in disarray.
seem
seems

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Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz List
 Guide to Grammar and Writing