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Subject Verb Agreement MCQ for CBSE Class-9 and Class-10


The horse and the coach ________ arrived.

  • have
  • have been
  • would
  • has
  • Correct Option: A  [ have ]

    Remark: When two singular nouns joined by "and" refer to the same person or thing, the verb is singular.
    But here article "the" used twice before each noun to indicate two different subjects, thus "have" used.

The boy in the bus ________ like your brother.

  • look
  • looks
  • looking
  • have been looked
  • Correct Option: B  [ looks ]

    Remark:

None of the students ___________ responded.

  • have
  • were
  • is
  • has
  • Correct Option: A  [ have ]

    Remark:

Most of the labourers _____________ on the strike.

  • is
  • has
  • are
  • have
  • Correct Option: C  [ are ]

    Remark:

Everyone _______ at the party.

  • dance
  • dances
  • are dances
  • have dances
  • Correct Option: B  [ dances ]

    Remark: "everyone" is considered a singular pronoun (subject), singular verb should be used.

Each of the students ________ responsible for keeping this room clean.

  • are
  • has
  • is
  • have
  • Correct Option: C  [ is ]

    Remark:

___________ many times every winter in

  • It snows
  • It snowed
  • It is snowing
  • It is snow
  • Correct Option: A  [ It snows ]

    Remark:

The Prime Minister with all the members of his cabinet __________ arrived.

  • is
  • have
  • has
  • are
  • Correct Option: C  [ has ]

    Remark:

The furniture in this room _______ made of teak.

  • are
  • have
  • is
  • No correction
  • Correct Option: C  [ is ]

    Remark: Furniture is an uncountable noun and is not used in the plural, so furniture is a singular subject.

Not only my parents but also I _______ regretting the change of school.

  • are
  • is
  • am
  • No option is appropriate
  • Correct Option: C  [ am ]

    Remark: in case "Not only...but also" the verb should agree with the subject closest to the verb.

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