Subject – Verb Agreement Exercise For Class 8

Fill in the blanks with a verb form that agrees with the subject. You can learn about the rules of subject-verb agreement here.

1. Each of these girls ………………………… very well. (sing / sings)

2. Both of them ………………………… hard. (work / works)

3. All of us …………………………… to be independent. (has / have)

4. All of these roads …………………………… to the station. (lead / leads)

5. None of these roads ………………………….. to the station. (lead / leads)

6. Everyone of them …………………………… present in the room. (was / were)

7. Each of you …………………………….. to submit your work by Tuesday. (has / have)

8. Janet and her parents ……………………………. In that house. (live / lives)

9. Ramani along with her sisters …………………………. a boutique in town. (run / runs)

10. She as well as her parents ………………………….. an actor. (is / are)

11. Climbing mountains …………………………… a good sport. (is / are)

12. The sale of recreational drugs …………………………….. banned in India. (is / are)

Answers

1. Each of these girls sings very well.

2. Both of them work hard.

3. All of us have to be independent.

4. All of these roads lead to the station.

5. None of these roads leads to the station.

6. Every one of them was present in the room.

7. Each of you has to submit your work by Tuesday.

8. Janet and her parents live in that house.

9. Ramani along with her sisters runs a boutique in town. (When we connect two nouns with along with, the verb agrees with the former.)

10. She as well as her parents works in education.

11. Climbing mountains is a good sport. (Here the subject is the gerund climbing; use a singular verb when the subject is a gerund.)

12. The sale of recreational drugs is banned in India. (Here the subject is the singular noun sale.)

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