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Chapter Quiz

 

Get more practice with subject-verb agreement by reviewing Chapter 9 of Language Network, pages 206-227.

Subject-Verb Agreement (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the correct form of the verb for the following sentence: Pete's stomach ________ when it is empty.

 

(A)

growls

 

(B)

growl

  

2.

Choose the correct form of the verb for the following sentence: Brown bears _________ thick fur only in the cold winter months.

 

(A)

has

 

(B)

have

  

3.

Identify the subject and verb of the following sentence as either singular or plural: Not many vegetables are high in calories.

 

(A)

singular subject and verb

 

(B)

plural subject and verb

  

4.

Identify the subject and verb of the following sentence as either singular or plural: Is Bianca trying out for the part of the duchess?

 

(A)

singular subject and verb

 

(B)

plural subject and verb

  

5.

Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence: Either two nickels or one dime ________ in the parking meter.

 

(A)

works

 

(B)

work

  

6.

Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence: Carol and her cousins _________ every afternoon.

 

(A)

exercise

 

(B)

exercises

  

7.

Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence: The owner of those CDs _________ them back.

 

(A)

wants

 

(B)

want

  

8.

Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence: The inventor of the gadgets __________ a patent.

 

(A)

demand

 

(B)

demands

  

9.

Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence: Where ________ your new dartboard?

 

(A)

are

 

(B)

is

  

10.

Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence: In the back of the room ___________ three stacks of books.

 

(A)

was

 

(B)

were

  
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