Subject Verb Agreement Exercises Solved

This grammar section explains English grammar in a clear and simple way. There are examples of phrases to show how the language is used. NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English helps you write better answers to your Class 10 exams. Because the solutions are solved by experts. Question 7. Fill the voids with the correct form of verb: (a) It is Ram who…………… Guilt. (b) The whole class………………. I didn`t do it. (c) The jury………………… differing opinions. (d) Neither you nor me……………….

I`ve been invited. (e) All the boys in the class…………… Absent today. (f) two and two………………. four. Answer: (a) is (b) is (c) a (d) the (e) (f) make semi-modal verbs – Uses Semi-modal verbs are: need, dare, ought, used. They are verbs that have some of the properties of lexical verbs and some of the signs of modal verbs. Examples: These words always have the plural form of the verb: Choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. 15.

Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. The subject and the verb must match. If the subject is singular, the verb should also be singular. If the subject is plural, the verb should also be plural. The verb corresponds to the subject in number and in person. These words are irregular plural names (substantial ones that are not made by adding -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: Question 6. Fill the spaces with the right verb in parenthesis: (a) mathematics……………. It`s my favorite subject. (b) politics………………. Not my cup of tea. c) The poet and philosopher Rahim …………….

He`s dead. (d) Mohan no less than you……………… (is/are) guilty. (e) This message………………. It`s not true. Bread and butter…………………. It`s my favorite breakfast. Answer: (a) is (b) is (c) is (d) is (f) is A. In each of the following lines, a verb does not match the theme. Point out the wrong verb and write it correctly.

Question 8. Fill the spaces with the correct form of the verb: (a) The majority of candidates……………… Girls. (b) None of these two boys………………. well-rated. (c) A pair of shoes………………. They were stolen. d) The quality of these apples……………… It`s not good.

e) A black and white cow……………… Pastures outside. f) A black cow and a white cow……………. Pastures outside. Answer: (a) are (b) a (c) is (e) is when we build a sentence, its verb and the subject must correspond in number and in person. Thus, if the subject is singular number, the first person, the verb must be singular number. If the subject has the plural number, the third person, the verb must be plural number. Ask 9. Fill the drafts with the correct form of verb: (a) A thousand rupees ……….

A lot for me. (b) If I……………… A bird, I`d fly. (c) Each of the girls………………. a prize. (d) Four weeks………………. A good holiday. (e) My father………………… Not like reading comics.

(f) It goes as if it……………… blade. Answer: (a) is (b) (c) a (e) is (f) the basic rule of subject-verb concord is that a singular subject (the doer of an action spoken of in the sentence) always takes a singular verb (the action that is done in the sentence) while a plural subject always adopts a plural verb.