Subject Verb Agreement Exercise For Class 9
Article 3. If two distinct names relate to the same person, the verb must be in the singular. Examples: Rule 7: Collective nouns such as family, couple, staff, public, etc. take a single verb. 17. If a single subject is bound by a singular subject, as well as, unless it is, etc. with another name or pronoun, we use a singular verb. Question 3. Enter a verb in the drafts in accordance with its theme. (a) No news…. Good news. (b) The girl and the boy … Missing.
(c) A third of the city … Flooded. (d) “The Three Idiots” …. Director: Raju Hirani. e) Bhagwan Le, the writer, and the poet, …. Death. (f) saffron, white and green …. The colours of the Indian flag. g) chicken and cheese …. My favorite breakfast.
(h) the crew … Forced to get off the plane. (i) The ship with its crew, … untraceable. j) No one agreed. There………. many objections to the proposal. Answer: (a) is (b) to have/have (c) is (e) a (f) is (g) is (h) was/was (i) were (d) are (ii) The second person takes the singular or plural a singular verb: 12.
Singular names with plural verb: Some names that seem to be singular in form take a plural: 14. “class” names such as food, furniture, clothing, etc. take a singular verb: Example: Mathematics is a simple theme for some people. Other words in this category are: economy, mumps, measles, rupees, news, politics, statistics, citizen, etc. The indeterminate pronoun, none, can be either singular or plural; It doesn`t matter if you use a singular or a plural adverb, unless something else in the sentence determines its number. If no one wants to say anything, we can choose a plural verb as in “None of the engines work,” but if something else pushes us to consider none as one, we want a singular verb, as in “None of the food is obsolete.” Exception: If the collective noun is not used as a unit, but for different individuals or things, it takes a plural verb. The subject and the verb must correspond in number and in person.