Subject-Verb Agreement Worksheet: Answers

Do the subject and verb agree? (Y/N)

  1. Those bakers make cakes with too much icing. (Yes.)
  2. There are a duck pond in the park. (No. There is a duck pond in the park.)
  3. Everyone is mad at Jacob for letting the spiders out. (Yes.)
  4. Most of my mornings starts too early for my taste. (No. Most of my mornings start too early for my taste.)
  5. Gabriella and Tim brings paper towels for the class once a month. (No. Gabriella and Tim bring paper towels for the class once a month.)
  6. Either Andre or the kids have the scissors. (Yes.)
  7. Where do the chair go in the new office? (No. Where does the chair go in the new office?)
  8. They buy more coats in the winter than the summer. (Yes)

Change the sentence from singular to plural.

  1. The calls are coming from inside the house.
  2. Why are the clouds so dark?
  3. Half of the pizzas are pepperoni.
  4. The ferrets are trapped under the chair.
  5. Cannons are being made ready to fire.
  6. Some of the gardens are growing.
  7. There are ways of getting around this.
  8. The factories cause pollution.

Fill in the blanks with either is or are.

  1. There is a problem with the computers in the lab.
  2. Three of the computers are shutting down randomly.
  3. Who are the lab techs on call?
  4. Candace and Luis are on call this morning.
  5. Neither Luis nor Candace is answering texts.
  6. Everyone is looking for them.
  7. They are nowhere to be found.
  8. There is finally a response from Luis’s friend, Ronnie.
  9. Luis, along with Candace, is stuck on a stalled subway train.
  10. Either the professor or the students are going to have to fix the computers.

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