Subject-Verb Agreement – Exercises for Class 6

The verb must agree with the subject of a sentence. It changes its form according to the subject. If the subject is plural, the verb in that sentence should be plural. If the subject is singular, the verb should be singular.

Exercises

Q. Choose the correct form the verb.

  1. A school of whales (was/were) sighted near the sea.
  2. Mom and dad (is/are) on their way to the concert.
  3. Emma and Mary (are/was) going together.
  4. This is where John and Harry (was/were) to meet me.
  5. They (run/runs) faster than me.
  6. We (are/is) planning to visit the musuem.

Answer

  1. A school of whales was sighted near the sea.
  2. Mom and dad are on their way to the concert.
  3. Emma and Mary are going together.
  4. This is where John and Harry were to meet me.
  5. They run faster than me.
  6. We are planning to visit the museum.

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