SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT: Additional Practice 2 [Logo]
From the choices provided after each sentence select a word that would correctly complete the sentence. Submit the form using the SUBMIT APPLICATION button at the end of the exercise. Your score will be returned to you in a few seconds.
Quizzes labeled "Practice Exercise" or "Additional Practice" are taken from the ancillary materials for Sentence Sense: A Writer's Guide, by Evelyn Farbman, and are used by the Guide for Grammar and Writing with the kind permission of the book's author and the publisher, Houghton Mifflin.
1.  Dr. Ferndon is one of those professors who ___________ distracted most of the time.
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SEEMS
2.  ___________ either Luis or his parents written to Angela?
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HAS
3.  Neither Luis nor his parents ___________ the least bit interested in keeping in touch with her.
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ARE
4.  Everybody on this team ___________ really hard to please the new coach.
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TRIES
5.  Because there ___________ so many students in that class, I can sometimes sleep in the back row.
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IS
6.  Neither traffic light--neither the one on Asylum Avenue nor the one on Farmington Avenue-- ___________ working after the storm.
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WERE
7.  Mr. Bradley, along with his two sisters, ___________ lived in this town for thirty years.
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HAS
8.  There ___________ no reasons for this horrible development that I can see.
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ARE
9.  Some of the water ___________ already gone bad.
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HAS
10.  One of these students ___________ obviously cheated on the exam.
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HAS
11.  Either the UConn Women's Team or the UConn Men's Team ___________ going to be national champion this year.
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IS
12.  Carlos and his brother Raoul ___________ traveling across the country next summer.
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ARE
13.  Several of the students ___________ decided to withdraw from the course.
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HAS



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