Grammar Practice Questions - Subject-Verb Agreement

DIRECTION for the questions 1 to 20: In each of the following sentences supply a verb in agreement with its subject:
  1. To take pay and then not to do work ________ dishonest.
  2. The cost of all these articles ________ risen. 
  3. The jury _______ divided in their opinions
  4. That night every one of the boat's crew ______ down with fever.
  5. One or the other of those fellows _______ stolen the watch.
  6. The strain of all the difficulties and vexations and anxieties ______ more than he could bear.
  7. No news _________ good news.
  8. The accountant and the cashier ______ absconded.
  9. A good man and useful citizen ______ passed away.
  10. The famous juggler and conjurer ________ too unwell to perform.
  11. The Three Musketeers ________ written by Dumas.
  12. Each of the suspected men ______ arrested.
  13. The ebb and flow of the tides ______ explained by Newton.
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  1. Ninety rupees ______ too much for this bag.
  2. The cow as well as the horse _________on grass.
  3. Neither his father nor his mother __________ alive.
  4. There _______ many objections to the plan.
  5. Two-thirds of the city ____________ in ruins
  6. The formation of paragraphs __________ very important.
  7. Man's happiness or misery __________ in a great measure in his own hands.
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