Subject-Verb Agreement: Rules & Practice


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The doors _____ slowly

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1. Two schools of fish _____ swimming in the lake.

2. Neither the boys nor Mary _____ meat.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interesting, interactive tools will test your knowledge of subject-verb agreement rules. To pass the quiz, you should know about different examples of subject-verb agreement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Examples of singular subjects and verbs
  • Examples of plural subjects and verbs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on subject-verb agreement rules
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to provide the correct words for singular subjects and verb examples
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about examples of plural subjects and verbs

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar, review the accompanying lesson titled, Subject-Verb Agreement: Rules & Practice. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recall why subjects and verbs have to agree in a sentence
  • Discuss how to create sentences with compound subjects by using the word 'and'
  • Review how to correctly use distance, time and money with a singular verb
  • Learn about the of rule and exceptions to it
  • Identify examples of singular and plural subjects with or, either/or, or neither/nor