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Self-test: agr(s-v)

Let's see whether you understand subject-verb agreement.

Read each sentence, enter your response in the space provided, and then press "Submit" to check your answer.

1. There (is, are) twenty students in the room.

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2. Neither my brothers nor my father (has, have) attended college.

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3. The tapes in the glove compartment (belong, belongs) to Jerry.

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4. Each of my sons (wear, wears) a baseball cap.

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5. The fans at the back of the theatre and that woman in front (was, were) making too much noise.

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6. Maury and his brother (go, goes) to the bowling alley every day.

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7. Everyone on the bus (was, were) annoyed by the little boy running up and down the aisle.

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8. Either my hard drive or one of my programs (is, are) not working right.

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9. He is one of those people who (work, works) too hard.

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10. That man and his friends (meet, meets) for coffee in the snack room.

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