Sva Agreement Quiz

During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb concordance that baffl many learners. The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in teaching English: these words are irregular plural nouns (nouns that are not made by adding -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: 19. There were (was, there were) fifteen sweets in this bag. Now there is only one! There is a debate about the word “data”! Technically, the data is plural (the singular form is “date”). However, in everyday language, people often treat “data” as “information” – as countless nouns that adopt the singular form. Both forms are therefore correct: “The data is correct” and “The data is correct”. To learn more about the “data debate”, click here and here. 22. The Prime Minister (greets, greets) with his wife the press cordially. 2.

Either my mother or my father (is, are) come to meet. 7. One of my sisters is on a trip to France. 21. The members of the commission (guide, guide) are very different in the private sector. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while civics (is, are) Andreas` favorite subject. Note: In British English, “family” and “team” are often plural. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” These questions are also singular, although they speak of a group of people.

. 10. The players, as well as the captain, (want, want) win. 9. The movie, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch. 5. George and Tamara (not, not) want to see this movie. “Some students are not going to succeed.” 23. All CDs, even scratched, are in this case.

“Many of the houses in this neighborhood don`t have a garage.” “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office right now.” “How do you react when someone compliments you?” Select the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. 20. The committee (debates, debates) has carefully addressed these issues. “Half of the students come from another country.” 16. Eight dollars (is, are) today the price of a film. These words always take the plural form of the verb: these words can be singular OR plural depending on what follows them! To talk about a single member of the police, we can say police officers or police officers – or the term gender-neutral police officer. “In general, men don`t like to buy clothes.” 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) still on the floor….