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Homework Help: grammer

Posted by shaunta on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 4:33pm.

1. Select the sentence that has correct subject-verb agreement. (Points : 1)
Applied mathematics was my major in college.
Applied mathematics were my major in college.


2. Most singular nouns that end in “s”—such as politics, news, measles—take plural verbs. For example: “The local news are a good source for community events.” (Points : 1)
True
False


3. Select the sentence that has correct subject-verb agreement. (Points : 1)
There are several forms that you need to complete when you adopt a pet.
There is several forms that you need to complete when you adopt a pet.


4. The subject and verb should agree even when other words come between them. For example: “The students, as well as their teacher, are excited about the upcoming trip to Italy.” (Points : 1)
True
False


5. Select the sentence that has correct subject-verb agreement. (Points : 1)
Neither my dad nor my siblings want to go to the family reunion this summer.
Neither my dad nor my siblings wants to go to the family reunion this summer.


6. Select the sentence that has correct subject-verb agreement. (Points : 1)
If anyone need to buy a new laptop, give her or him my contact information.
If anyone needs to buy a new laptop, give her or him my contact information.


7. As a general rule, collective nouns—such as family, class, faculty, audience—take singular verbs. For example: “This year the graduating class is having a beach party after the ceremony.” (Points : 1)
True
False


8. Titles of works and company names should be treated as singular nouns. For example: “The Secret Life of Bees is a novel that was made into a movie last year.” (Points : 1)
True
False


9. Compound subjects—those joined with “and”—should take singular verbs. For example: “The cd player and moon-roof is included in the car’s price.” (Points : 1)
True
False


10. Select the sentence that has correct subject-verb agreement. (Points : 1)
Everyone on the guest list are attending the dinner.
Everyone on the guest list is attending the dinner.

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