Subject Verb Agreement Exercises Class 10

2. Person: The rules for the person are: (i) The first singular or plural person takes a singular verb: statement: If the subjects related by “or” or “nor” are different people, the verb must be personally with the subject they are next to. 18. A singular verb is used with singular pronouns, z.B. everyone, either, neither, nor anyone, etc. 11. Plural nouns with singular Meaning: Nouns that are plural in shape, but singular in importance, usually take a singular verb: question 7. Fill in the gaps 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) (c) a (d) the (e) (f) do The ninth rule of the subject Verb Convention states that if distances, weights or amounts represent a single unit or a fixed quantity, they are treated as singular and the attached verb is also singular. Rickety Ron is a student of statistics who for many years ……. It`s his favorite subject. Ron has always enjoyed playing with numbers. Theatre science……. it`s his life, but every time he plays the stage, he`s mysteriously down there with the mumps. mumps……. Hsa……. It`s always been his loss! Ron is not good for games and opts for the least trying sport of all. For him, it`s bowling, darts and cards. The cards are ……. his favorite, though! He also likes aerobics.

Aerobics, for him, ……. east……. Relaxation and entertainment. (ii) The second singular or plural person adopts a singular verb: 12. Singular names with plural verb: Some names that seem to be singular in form adopt a plural verb: Declaration: When Singular Subjects are connected by `or`, `neither……… nor ` and `or……… They are followed by a singular verb. 8. Two or more nouns: if two or more names act as subjects, a plural verb is used: the twelfth rule states that names such as changes, 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. But if these names are used without “a couple,” they take a plural verb: 14. The names of “classes” such as food, furniture, clothing, etc. take on a singular verb: Declaration: Two or more singular names bound by “and” are normally followed by a plural verb. The fundamental rule of subject-verb concord is that a singular subject (the doer of an action spoken of in the sentence) always adopts a singular verb (the action performed in the sentence), while a plural subject always adopts a plural verb. Example: A.3. List the themes of the dialog boxes in A1 under the following headings. An example was made This rule says that the word “none” will take a verb according to the meaning of the sentence. Depending on the sentence, it can be singular or pluralistic. Choose the correct form of the verbs shown in parentheses in the following sentences: 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. c) The poet and philosopher Rahim ……………. He`s dead. (d) Mohan no less than you……………… (is/are) guilty.