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Exercise on Verb/Subject agreement - 02

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  1. Your English _______ very good.
    was    are    were
  2. That night everyone of the crew _______ down with fever.
    was    is    were
  3. Freddy Mercury _______ born in Zanzibar.
    were    was    is
  4. To international observers, the economic policies of our country ________ to be a disaster.
    seem    seems
  5. Neither his father nor his mother ______ alive.
    are    is    were
  6. Four tons of tin _______ seven hundred pounds.
    cost    costs    costed
  7. A bundle of papers _______ brought in the office.
    was    are    were
  8. Suzanne and Stephen ________to the same school.
    goes    gone    go
  9. "Gulliver's Travels" ________ written by Jonathan Swift.
    are    is    was
  10. Jackie is the only one of the students who __________ reached the teacher's objectives.
    has    have
  11. Platinum as well as gold _________ found in South Africa.
    is    are    were
  12. Our football Club, as well as the School Chorus, __________ to submit a new request.
    need    needs
  13. One of the arguments he offered ________ especially convincing.
    seem    seems    had seem
  14. One of my best friends _____________ as a disc-jockey at MTV.
    work    works
  15. Early to bed and early to rise _______ a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
    make    makes    had
  16. Each student and teacher in the college __________ for a new facility by next year.
    hope    hopes
  17. Two thirds of the city _______ in ruins.
    are    were    is
  18. Neither food nor water ________ to be found there.
    has    are    was
  19. Pasta and pizza, my favorite dishes, __________ me of my native Naples.
    remind    reminds
  20. Neither of the girls _________ quite sincere.
    was    are    were
  21. In regard to approving the project, the committee ________ divided.
    was    has    were
  22. The difficulty of obtaining fresh fruit and vegetables _______ great.
    are    had    was
  23. Politics __________ sometimes a dirty business.
    are    is
  24. A number of interesting suggestions ________ been made.
    have    has    is
  25. The public ________ requested not to walk on the grass.
    have    are    >was
  26. Two and two ________four.
    makes    made    make
  27. The cost of all these articles _________ risen.
    has    are    were
  28. The Principal and the supervisor ________ discussing some important issue.
    were    was    is
  29. The accountant and the cashier _______ hiding.
    is    are    was
  30. A good man and prominent citizen ________ passed away.
    were    are    has
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