Subject-Verb Agreement Exercise For Classes 7 And 8

Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense form of the verbs given in the brackets. You may want to review subject-verb agreement rules before doing this exercise. You can find learn them on their study page.

1. Either Shyam or Hari …………………….. to monitor the class. (has / have)

2. The woman along with her three children ………………………. in that house. (live / lives)

3. Every one of these books …………………….. worth reading. (is / are)

4. Each hand …………………….. five fingers. (has / have)

5. Each day ……………………… different. (is / are)

6. All students ………………………. to submit their work before Wednesday. (has / have)

7. Nobody ……………………….. (know / knows) what she wants.

8. Each of the participants ……………………….. to be present at the venue before 8 am. (has / have)

9. Neither method ………………………… correct. (is / are)

10. There ………………………….. many mangoes on the tree. (isn’t / aren’t)

11. There …………………… a hole in this cover. (is / are)

12. The teacher as well as the students ………………………. gone a picnic. (has / have)

13. Both Raju and Ravi ………………………… (is / are) good singers.

14. Where ………………………… the scissors? (is / are)

15. Every situation ……………………….. its pros and cons. (has / have)

Answers

1. Either Shyam or Hari has to monitor the class.

2. The woman along with her three children lives in that house.

3. Every one of these books is worth reading.

4. Each hand has five fingers.

5. Each day is different.

6. All students have to submit their work before Wednesday.

7. Nobody knows what she wants.

8. Each of the participants has to be present at the venue before 8 am.

9. Neither method is correct.

10. There aren’t many mangoes on the tree.

11. There is a hole in my umbrella.

12. The teacher as well as the students is on a field trip. (When we connect two nouns with as well as, the verb agrees with the former.)

13. Both Raju and Ravi are good singers.

14. Where are the scissors?

15. Every situation has its pros and cons. (Use a singular verb after each and every.)

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