Subject Verb Agreement

  1. Teamwork (am, is, are) important in jazz band.
    is
  2. The musicians (play, plays) with sheet music.
    play
  3. Each musician (listen, listens) to the other.
    listens
  4. The audience (clap, claps) when the performance is over.
    claps
  5. Musicians (hear, hears) changes in each other's sounds.
    hear
  6. Music (make, makes) people feel good.
    makes
  7. Miles Davis (has, have) led groups in performance.
    has
  8. His music (is, are) becoming legendary.
    is
  9. All good groups (has, have) become teams.
    have
  10. Rock bands (was, were) considered wild when they began.
    were
  11. A firefighter and a paramedic (help, helps) save lives.
    help
  12. A professional or volunteers (serve, serves) on emergency teams.
    serve (when joined by or or nor the verb agrees to the part closest to it)
  13. Volunteers or a professional (serve, serves) on emergency teams
    serves (when joined by or or nor the verb agrees to the part closest to it)
  14. Traffic problems or bad weather (interfere, interferes) with rescues.
    interferes (when joined by or or nor the verb agrees to the part closest to it)
  15. Terrified victims or darkness (frustrate, frustrates) their efforts.
    frustrates (when joined by or or nor the verb agrees to the part closest to it)
  16. Donations and fundraisers (support, supports) this cause.
    support
  17. These brave men and women (risk, risks) their lives.
    risk
  18. A team from several countries (work, works) on the project.
    works
  19. The house with the beautiful gardens (is, are) on the corner.
    is
  20. The dogs under the bed (is, are) hiding.
    are
  21. Scientists throughout the world (make, makes) new discoveries.
    make
  22. Astronauts from Russia (board, boards) the space shuttle.
    board
  23. Annie and her brothers (is, are) at school.
    are
  24. Either my mother or my father (is, are) coming to the meeting.
    is
  25. The dog or the cats (is, are) outside.
    are
  26. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor.
    is
  27. George and Tamara (doesn't, don't) want to see that movie.
    don't
  28. Benito (doesn't, don't) know the answer.
    doesn't
  29. One of my sisters (is, are) going on a trip to France.
    is
  30. The man with all the birds (live, lives) on my street.
    lives
  31. The movie, including all the previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch.
    takes
  32. The players, as well as the captain, (want, wants) to win.
    want
  33. Either answer (is, are) acceptable.
    is
  34. Every one of those books (is, are) fiction.
    is
  35. Nobody (know, knows) the trouble I've seen.
    knows
  36. (Is, Are) the news on at five or six?
    Is
  37. Mathematics (is, are) John's favorite subject, while Civics (is, are) Andrea's favorite subject.
    is, is
  38. Eight dollars (is, are) the price of a movie these days.
    is
  39. (Is, Are) the tweezers in this drawer?
    Are
  40. Your pants (is, are) at the cleaner's.
    are
  41. There (was, were) fifteen candies in that bag. Now there (is, are) only one left!
    were, is
  42. The committee (debates, debate) these questions carefully.
    debates
  43. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, (greets, greet) the press cordially.
    greets
  44. All of the CDs, even the scratched one, (is, are) in this case.
    are
Author
Sbjohnson
ID
329537
Card Set
Subject Verb Agreement
Description
Subject Verb Agreement
Updated