Subject Verb Agreement Worksheet Class 10

15. Some names that seem to be plural in form when a pair is preceded by a single verb, z.B. shoes, scissors, pants, etc. Choose the correct form of verbs shown in parentheses in the following sentences: The last rule for the subject verb agreement states that names such as news, physics, measles, ethics are well plural with the name, but as singular when used in a sentence. Ask 9. Fill the drafts with the correct form of verb: (a) A thousand rupees ………. A lot for me. (b) If I……………… A bird, I`d fly. (c) Each of the girls……………….

a prize. (d) Four weeks………………. A good holiday. (e) My father………………… Not like reading comics. (f) It goes as if it……………… blade. Answer: a) is (b) were (c) (d) is (e) is (f) question 7. Fill the voids with the correct form of the verb: (a) It is Ram who is……………

Guilt. (b) The whole class………………. I didn`t do it. (c) The jury………………… differing opinions. (d) Neither you nor me………………. I`ve been invited. (e) All the boys in the class…………… Absent today. (f) two and two……………….

four. Answer: (a) is (b) is (c) (d) the (f) question 5. Mohan and Shyam (a) …………. My best friends. You are always (b) ………………. me in my work. None of them (c) ………………. Football. I (d) ………………. never…………………. They`re wasting their time. Neither Mohan nor Shyam (f) ……………….

lazy. Each of them (g)………………… very active. All students in my class (h) ………………. It`s you. Answer: (a) are (b) Help (c) Game (d) seen (e) is (f) is (h) as 17. When a single subject is connected by a singular subject, as well as, in addition, except, etc. with another name or pronoun, we use a singular verb.

21. If certain names are considered a unit, they take a singular verb: This rule says that phrases like many, many, many, some of them are considered singular when they refer to quantity or quantity, but are considered plural when referring to the number, so that the verb to be added is also chosen accordingly. The third rule is that if the subject and the verb are separated by a long clause or sentence, the verb must correspond to the subject itself. (ii) The second singular or plural person takes on a singular verb: He/she/ Common name / True Name – verb (basic form) with s/he at the end – object (optional) The 12th rule states that nouns such as change, archives, compasses, glasses, trousers are always considered plural and that the attached verb is also plural. But if they are used with “a pair,” they are considered unique. Then the verb joined along also becomes singular. Countless nouns such as furniture, sugar, rice, equipment, etc. are considered individual compartments and receive a singular verb.

Sentence 2 is false because the verb “were” is wrongly agreed with the name “apples” near it. It`s a proximity error. Question 6. Fill the spaces with the right verb in parenthesis: (a) mathematics……………. It`s my favorite subject. (b) politics………………. Not my cup of tea.

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