Grammar Quiz

Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz


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None of the trucks _____ arrived yet.

A. has

B. have


Candy _____ very yummy!

A. is

B. are


Select the verb that agrees with the singular or compound subject in each sentence.

Mary, Casey, and I __________ to the music.

A. listens (singular)

B. listen (plural)


Dogs cannot _____ chocolate.

A. eat

B. eats


Mrs. Trent (thank, thanks) Jeffrey for his help.

A. thank

B. thanks


Meat-eating plants ___________ insects and other small animals.

A. eat

B. eats


Yolly _____ good essays and speeches.

A. write

B. writes


Time and love_______________ human beings years for most.

A. is

B. are

C. was

D. were


The children _____ a movie called “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

A. watches

B. watch


Dan _____ the thief who stole his phone.

A. chases

B. chase


George and Tamara _____ want to see that movie.

A. don’t

B. doesn’t

C. does


Select the correct verb (singular or plural) for each sentence.

In the morning, the ships __________ out to sea.

A. sail (plural)

B. sails (singular)


Select the correct verb that agrees with the collective noun.

The band of musicians __________ well.

A. sing

B. sings


Here (is, are) the garden chairs for your party.

A. is

B. are


Science and technology _____ us that the primary needs of human beings to survive ______ water, air, and food.

A. tells, is

B. tells, are

C. tell, are

D. tell, is


The toys __________ TV

A. watch

B. watches


Neither the children nor the mother _______ the dish of the restaurant.

A. likes

B. like


Your idea (makes, make) sense to me.

A. makes

B. make


Neither you nor he ___________________ eligible for the grant because it is only for the poor or needy.

A. is

B. are

C. was

D. were


Select the intervening phrase (sits between the subject and verb) in each sentence.

The neighbor across the street grows roses.

A. the neighbor

B. grows roses

C. across the street


One of my favorite programs ________ at noon.

A. begin

B. begins


The number of candidates who joined the contest ____ thirteen.

A. is

B. are


Grandpa and grandma ___________ in California

A. live

B. lives


The dog ___________ at the mailman.

A. bark

B. barks


The footprints in the cave ________ very large.

A. seems

B. seem




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