Sentence agreement exercise

November 8, 2013pdf

1. Two and two …………………………… four.

a) is

b) are

c) has

d) Either is or are

2. Nobody was late, ………………………….. they?

a) was

b) were

c) is

d) are

3. A serious problem in our garden ……………………….. wasps.

a) is

b) are

c) have

d) Either is or are

4. Nobody except his best friends ………………………….. him.

a) like

b) likes

c) is liking

d) are liking

5. My baggage ………………………… sent to Paris by mistake.

a) have been

b) has been

c) were sent

d) had sent

6. Romeo and Juliet ……………………… one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.

a) is

b) was

c) are

d) were

7. The Prime Minister, as well as some of his Cabinet Ministers, ………………………… in opening up the economy.

a) believe

b) believes

c) is believing

d) are believing

8. Your ………………………… pretty.

a) hair is

b) hairs are

c) hair are

d) hair have been

9. A number of people …………………………… trying to immigrate.

a) is

b) are

c) have

d) Either is or are

10. A group of us ……………………………. going on holiday next week.

a) is

b) are

c) have been

d) Either is or are

Answers

1. Two and two is / are four.

2. Nobody was late, were they?

3. A serious problem in our garden is wasps.

4. Nobody except his best friends likes him.

5. My baggage has been sent to Paris by mistake.

6. Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.

7. The Prime Minister, as well as some of his Cabinet Ministers, believes in opening up the economy.

8. Your hair is pretty.

9. A number of people are trying to immigrate.

10. A group of us are going on holiday next week.

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