Subject-Verb Agreement Exercises For Class 9

Here are some rules that govern the agreement of the subject and the verb: Fill the spaces with the corresponding verbs in accordance with its subject. (a) A dog…………… A faithful animal. (b) Neither my parents nor my family…………… Be present at yesterday`s party. (c) each of the boys………… It`s true. (d) The whole class as well as the principle, ………………… The proposal was approved. (e) Neither Rasipa nor Reeta……… in what set them up (f) His briefcase and wallet …………… The Employment Commission was lost. g) politics …

……………………… his bread and butter. (h) The committee … …………… publication of his report. (i) Three divisions…………… (j) either him or me………………… That`s crazy. Answer: (a) is (b) is (c) est/est/est (d) est/are (f) have (g) is (h) a (i) is (j) A. In each the following sentences provide a verb in keeping with its theme: Directions: Emphasize the right verb in these sentences. 1.

The girl or her sisters (see, watch) television every day. 2. Rohan (no, no) loves sports. 3. His classmates or the boy (studies, studies) before a test. 4. One of the cookies (missing) is missing. 5.

A lady with 10 dogs (live, live) in this big house. 6. Mumps is very serious. 7. The committee (decides) the date of the adjournment. 8. Our team (is, are) the best. 9. Everyone (enjoy, enjoy) a good song.

10. Either (is, are) adapted. Question 3. Enter a verb in the drafts in accordance with its theme. (a) No news………………. Good news. (b) The girl and the boy……………… Missing. (c) A third of the city………………. flooded. (d) “The Three Idiots” ……………. Director: Raju Hirani.

e) Bhagwan Das, the writer, and the poet, ………………. death. (f) saffron, white and green………………. The colours of the Indian flag. g) chicken and cheese……………. My favorite breakfast. (h) the crew………………… Forced to get off the plane. (i) The ship with its crew, …………… untraceable. j) No one agreed. there……………………….

many objections to the proposal. Answer: (a) is (b) have /have (c) is (e) hat (f) is (g) is /war (i) was /war (j) if you can master in the English grammar of different classes through our articles such as Tenses, Clauses, Prepositions, Story writing, Unse passage, Notice, etc. Verb-Accord Topic: Being able to find the right topic and verb will help you correct the errors of the subject verb agreement. For a sentence to be grammatically correct, the verb must match the subject in the sentence. 1. Figure: The fundamental principle of the subject-verbal agreement is that singular subjects need singular verbs. The plural subjects need plural: 2. Person: The rules for the person are: (i) The first singular or plural person takes a singular verb: Rule 12. Phrases like: `many`, `plenty of`, `most of` are used in the singular when they relate to quantity or quantity, but they take the plural when they refer to number.

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