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SUBJECT VERB AGREEMENT

  1.  Mohan along with all students ……………….. going on a picnic.  (is/are)
  2. He as well as I ……………….. reading in the class.                                   ( is/am/are)
  3. The book on the table …………. mine.                                                     (is/are)
  4. The books on the table ………. mince.                                                    (is/are)
  5. I who …………… your friend, will go with you.                                    (is/am/are)
  6. He, who ………… my friend, will read with me.               (is/are)
  7. I bought the car which …………… very costly.                                         ( was/were)
  8. Not only she but also I ………. this pen.                                                  (want/wants)
  9. Not only Sohan but also other students ………… running.                      (is/am/are)
  10.  More than, one boy ………….. found guilty.                                           (was/were)
  11.   More than one hundred boys …………..    present.                               ( was/were)
  12.  Whom ……………… you want to meet?                                                   (do/does)
  13. Ram with his friends ………… come.                                                       (has/have)
  14. 14. All his friends with Ram ………….. already come.                            (has/have)
  15. The number of boys ………… forty. (is/are)
  16. Nothing but roses ………. seen here. (are/is)
  17. She behaves as though she ………. mad.                                                (were/was)
  18. She ………….. not work hard. (needs/need)
  19. I wish I ………….. a bird.  (was/were)
  20. The eyes of an elephant ………… very small.                                          (is/are)
  21. The poor …………….. miserable.(is/are)
  22. Every boy and every girl …………. got an orange.                                  (has/have)
  23. The police ………….. arrested the robbers.                                             (has/have)
  24. Who ……………….. that boy? (is/are)
  25. Who…………….. those girls? (are/is)
  26. The Indians ………….. laborious. (is/are)
  27. Walking ………………. good for health. (Is/are)
  28. What he said …………. not heard. (was/were)
  29. Most of the mango ………….. rotten. (is/are)
  30. Most of the mangoes ………..rotten.  (is/are)
  31. A lot of apples …………….. rotten.  (is/are)
  32. Ten rupees ………….. not a big sum. (is/are)
  • The Headmaster and Secretary ………. present.                                    (is/are)
  • Neither Neetu nor her sisters………… lazy.                                             (is/are)
  •  Not only the lame boy but also his parents ….. sad.                             (is/are)
  • The cups on the table ……….. lovely.                                                      (look/looks)
  • The cattle …………. grazing. (is/are)
  • The news …………. correct. (is/are)
  • Ten miles …………. not a long distance.                                                  (is/are)
  • The dumb …………… not speak. (does/do)
  • There …………… a large number of boys in his class.                             (is/are)
  • A number of boys ……….. caught copying.                                             (was/were)
  • 43. The military ………… called out.

                                       (was/were)

  • The news of his accident …………..true.                                                  (was/were)
  • Neither of the men ………….. very tall.                                                   (was/were)
  • Each one of our houses …………. to let.                                                  (is/are)
  • Two third population of the country …………. in villages.                      (live/lives)
  • The cost of all these articles ………….. risen.                                          (has/have)
  • The tallest of the three boys ……….. to meet me daily.                         (come/comes)
  • All the students of my class ………….. English.                                        (learn/learns)
  •  Every man, woman and child ………. present in the festival.                (was/were)
  • Either Hari or his brother ……….. taken my purse.                                (has/have)
  • Hari besides his sisters …………… to school by car.                                (go/goes)
  • The number of questions in this paper ………… twenty five.      (is/are)
  • Cattle ………………… grazing in the field.                                                             (is/are)
  • The poor ……………. honest.  (are/is)
  • The great poet and scholar …….. dead.                                                             (are/is)
  • All my friends ………….. gone. (has/have)
  • Mathematics ……. very difficult to me.                                                 (is/are)
  • If I ………………. you, I would do it.
  • To take pay and then not to do work ………… dishonest.
  • The cost of all these articles………….. risen.
  • The jury …………… divided in their opinions.
  • That night every one of the boat’s crew …….. down with fever.
  • One or the other of those fellows …………… stolen the watch.
  • The strain of all the difficulties and vexations and anxieties ……. more than he could bear.
  • No news ……………… good news.
  • The accountant and the cashier…………….. absconded.
  • A good man and useful citizen …………….. passed away.
  • The famous juggler and conjurer ………….. too unwell to perform.
  • The three Musketeers …………… written by Dumas.
  • Each of the suspected men……… arrested.
  • The ebb and flow of the tides ……………. explained by Newton.
  • Ninety rupees ……….. too much for this bag.
  • The cow as well as the horse ……… grass.
  • Neither his father nor his mother ……….. alive.
  • There ………… many objections to the plan.
  • Two-thirds of the city ……………….. in ruins.
  • The formation of paragraphs ……………. very important.
  • Man’s happiness or misery ……………. in a great measure in his own hands.
  • Neither of them …………… (is/are) suitable for this post.
  • The Jury …………(was/were) divided on this issue.
  • The commander with all his soldiers ……… (was/were) killed in the battle.
  • Neither of them ………….. (are/is) guilty.
  • A herd of cattle ……………. (was/were) grazing in the far
  • Neither of the girls ………… (is/are) beautiful.
  • The cattle ………  (is/are) grazing in the field.
  • The Principal and the Secretary ……………… (was/were) present in the office.
  • Time and tide ………… (wait/waits) for none.
  • There …… (is/are) a gold coin in my pocket.
  • Jury …………………… (has/have) given its verdict unanimously.
  • Either you or the manager……………..… (is/are) to blame.
  • The Three Idiots ……….. (is/are) a good movie.
  • A number of prisoners ……………(has/have) escaped from the Jail.
  • The Committee ………………………. (has/have) passed the resolution unanimously.
  • Everyman, woman and child ………… (was /were) glad.
  • The governor and chancellor ……………… (has/have) passed the ordinance.
  • A variety of pleasing objects ……………. (charm/charms) the eyes.
  • There ……………………. (is/are) an important announcement to be made today.
  • A group of my friends ……………….(want /wants) to visit the new plant.
  • Neither food nor water ……………….. (was/were) available there.
  • Many a woman ………………… (has/have) achieved eminence in politics.
  • Either he or I …………………. (is/am) mistaken.
  • Milton was one of the greatest poets that ……………………. (has/have) ever lived.
  • The Three Musketeers ……………………. (was/were) written by Dumas.
  • Neither of them ……. (has/have) arrived yet.
  • Neither he nor his sister ………… (was/were) there.
  • There …………….. (is/are) many objections to the plan.
  • Fifty thousand rupees …………….……. (is/are) a large sum.
  • The principal and Secretary ……………. (are/is) on leave.

SPOTTING THE ERROR

  1.   (a) The cabinet was (b) much divided in their opinion (c) regarding the foreign policy. (d) No error
  2. (a) The Governor and Chancellor (b) of the university (c) have passed this ordinance. (d) No error
  3.  (a) Neither of them (b) are going to attend (c) the party on 10th October. (d) No error
  4. (a) The house with its furniture (b) and exotic plant (c) were sold for Rs 90000. (d) No error
  5. (a) The workmen (b) as well as the supervisor (c) has been dismissed. (d) No error
  6. (a) He walked five miles which are really a great distance (b) for a man like him (c) who is not only old but also ill. (d) No error.
  7. (a) According to present market rate (b) five dozens (c) cost three hundred rupees. (d) No error.
  8. (a) Everyman, woman and child of the village (b) were shot dead (c) by the militants. (d) No error
  9. (a) Either my colleague (b) or a peon are coming home (c) with the material today. (d) No error
  10. (a) It is you who (b) is responsible (c) for this mistake. (d) No error
  11. (a) The Secretary and Treasurer (b) were not present (c) at today’s meeting. (d) No error
  12. (a) The rise and fall (b) of the tide are due (c) to lunar influence. (d) No error
  13. (a) Our happiness or sorrow (b) are largely due to (c) our own actions. (d) No error
  14. (a) Every boy and every girl (b) were given (c) a packet of sweets. (d) No error
  15. (a) Many a man (b) have succumbed (c) to this temptation. (d) No error
  16. (a) Ram like his brothers (b) are careful (c) about his work. (d) No error
  17. (a) Each and every sailor (b) were saved (c) from the sinking ship. (d) No error
  18. (a) The introduction of tea, coffee (b) and such other beverages (c) have not been without some effect. (d) No error
  19. (a) Many a boy (b) are fond of watching TV (c) all the time. (d) No error
  20. (a) He is one of the cleverest boys (b) that has passed (c) through this school. (d) No error
  21. (a) The newer type of automatic machines (b) wash (c) clothes faster. (d) No error
  22. (a) None of the boys (b) who was questioned (c) were able to answer. (d) No error
  23. (a) A variety of pleasant items in the shop (b) attract (c) every body. (d) No error
  24. (a) Each of the students in the computer class (b) has to type (c) their own research paper this semester. (d) No error
  25. (a) Neither the destruction (b) nor the creation of matter (c) are possible. (d) No error
  26. (a) I who is your friend (b) will do my best (c) to help you. (d) No error
  27. (a) Everyone of the films (b) you suggested (c) are not worth seeing. (d) No error
  28. (a) He who want (b) to succeed in life (c) must be prepared to work hard. (d) No error
  29. (a) Many a student (b) are frustrated (c) because of unemployment. (d) No error
  30. (a) The Secretary and Principal of the College (b) are attending (c) the District Development Council Meeting at the Collectorate. (d) No error
  31. (a) A hot and a cold spring (b) was found (c) near each other. (d) No error
  32. (a) Knowledge of at least two languages (b) are required (c) to pass the examination. (d) No error
  33. (a) There is (b) only one of his novels (c) that are interesting. (d) No error
  34. (a) The king as well as people (b) were interested (c) in the case. (d) No error
  35. (a) The manager with (b) his wife and two sons were (c) killed by Bandits mercilessly (d) in a broad day light (e) No error
  36. (a) It is I (b) who is to blame (c) for this bad situation. (d) No error
  37. (a) The question was (b) so difficult that (c) nobody were (d) able to answer it. (e) No error
  38. (a) Romanticism of melancholy (b) in art and literature are the reason (c) for insensitivity to those suffering from depression (d) No error
  39. (a) Each of the students (b) have done well (c) in the final examination. (d) No error
  40. (a) The sceneries (b) of Kashmir is (c) more beautiful than (d) that of Darjeeling.
  41. (a) Patience as well as perseverance (b) are necessary (c) for success. (d) No error
  42.  All his sister-in-laws (b) are extremely beautiful (c) so the question of selection (d) is very puzzling.
  43. (a) Either you (b) or your friend (c) have stolen (d) my wrist watch. (e) No error
  44. (a) In Singapore (b) my brother-in-law with his wife (c) were present at the function. (d) No error
  45. (a) You can get (b) all the information (c) you want (d) in this book.
  46. (a) My brother-in-laws (b) who live in Bombay (c) have come to stay with us (d) No error
  47. (a) A hot and (b) a cold spring (c) was found near each other. (d) No error
  1. (a) One of the drawbacks (b) of modern education are (c) that it does not encourage (d) original thinking. (e) No error
  2. (a) The foremost criterion of selection we adopted (b) were the number of years of training (c) a dancer had received (d) under a Guru.
  3. (a) Either of the roads (b) lead (c) to the park (d) No error
  4. (a) I am one of those (b) who believes that (c) the rules of grammar (d) must be taught to every person.
  5. (a) One of the politicians (b) have openly admitted (c) that he had resorted (d) to corrupt practices (e) No error.
  6. (a) One of my desires (b) are to become (c) a doctor. (d) No error
  7. (a) Everyone of the Survivors (b) of the accident (c) have told the same story (d) without any difference. (e) No error
  8. (a) The head of department (b) along with his colleagues are coming (c) to attend the conference which is (d) scheduled this afternoon.
  9. (a) The whole block of flats (b) including two shops were (c) destroyed in fire. (d) No error
  10. (a) The decision to open (b) offices in Shimla (c) were taken at (d) the last Board meeting.
  11. (a) One of the state (b) in which Satyagraha was offered was Rajkot (c) where Gandhi had spent his youth. (d) No error
  12. (a) The sum and substance (b) of his poem (c) are as follows. (d) NO error
  13. (a) Many a student (b) have joined the Nation Service Scheme (c) to serve the local community. (d) No error
  14. (a) Neither of these trees (b) have (c) green leave (d) No error
  15. (a) Neither of the (b) five accused (c) could be convicted. (d) No error
  16. (a) The United States of America have (b) a huge budget deficit (c) despite the people’s prosperity. (d) No error
  17. (a) The number of (b) trains on almost all (c) the important routes have been increased (d) but ever train goes over packed. (e) No error
  18. (a) The Strain of all (b) the difficulties, vexations and anxieties (c) were more than

he could beat. (d) No error

  1. (a) A music and dance show (b) have been organized (c) to raise funds for the orphanage. (d) No error
  2. (a) The Principal along (b) with the students (c) have gone to Shimla. (d) No error
  3. (a) Everybody (b) it must be admitted (c) has their ups and downs. (d) No error
  4. (a) The gentleman (b) together with his (c) wife and daughter (d) were drowned. (e) No error
  5. (a) Neither Prakash nor his (b) brother Prashant are (c) capable of doing this (d) work in two days. (e) No error
  6. (a) Every woman in the world (b) fervently hopes that their child (c) will be a normal and healthy baby. (d) No error
  7. (a) It is I (b) who is to blame (c) for this bad situation. (d) No error
  8. (a) Neither the Principal nor the students (b) takes interest in the (c) general welfare of the students. (d) No error
  9. (a) Neither of them (b) sent their papers (c) in time for the last seminar. (d) No error
  10. (a) The list of the names (b) of the tax defaulters (c) were published in the newspapers. (d) No error
  11. (a) Patience as well as perseverance (b) are necessary (c) for success. (d) No error
  12. (a) This is a strange world (b) where each one pursues their own golden bubble (c) and laughs at others for doing the same. (d) No error
  13. (a) A box of (b) apples are (c) in the car. (d) No error
  14. (a) The sceneries (b) of Kashmir (c) is very charming. (d) No error
  15. (a) If it were possible to get near when (b) one of the volcanic eruptions take place (c) we would see a grand sight. (d) No error
  16.  (a) There is (b) a lot of schemes (c) for senior citizens (d) to invest money. (d) No error
  17. (a) The new type of automatic machines (b) was (c) the clothes faster. (d) No error
  18. (a) A rise in rents and wages (b) have been found (c) to go together. (d) No error
  19. (a) Neither of them (b) are going to attend (c) the party on 10 th October. (d) No error
  20. (a) He walked five miles which are really a great distance (b) for a man like him (c) who is not only old but also ill. (d) No error
  21. (a) He is one of those few post-colonial writer who believes (b) that this talk about colonialism has gone too far (c) and has turned into a cliché. (d) No error
  22. (a) Either my colleague (b) or a peon are coming home (c) with the material. (d) No error
  23. (a) Everyone of the films (b) or a peon are coming home (c) with the material. (d) No error
  24. One of the peculiarities (b) which distinguishes the present age (c) is the multiplication of books. (d) No error
  25. (a) He usually travel (b) by bus (c) but last Saturday he (d) travelled by train. (e) No error

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