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


Every girl and every boy ________ given a silver medal.

  • are
  • was
  • has
  • have
  • Correct Option: B  [ was ]

    Remark: If a subject is modified by the words "each" or "every" that subject is singular and will take a singular verb.

Ashok as well his brothers _________ coming today.

  • are
  • were
  • had been
  • is
  • Correct Option: D  [ is ]

    Remark:

The Moon _______ around the Earth

  • move
  • moving
  • moved
  • moves
  • Correct Option: D  [ moves ]

    Remark: Subject is "Moon" a Singular noun, go with singular verb.
    When universal truths are mentioned, the verb used should be the simple present tense.

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.

This magazine _________ twice weekly.

  • is appearing
  • appearing
  • appears
  • appeared
  • Correct Option: C  [ appears ]

    Remark: Subject is "Magazine" a Singular noun, go with singular verb.

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.

The team _______ playing well.

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

    Remark: "team" is a collective noun and should be treated as a singular entity. Therefore, the verb "is" (singular) used.

Neither the books nor the magazine ________ on the shelf.

  • were
  • have
  • have been
  • was
  • Correct Option: D  [ was ]

    Remark: The verb agrees with the closer part of the subject, which is "magazine" in this case. Here "Magazine" is singular subject, so "was" used.

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

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

    Remark:

I _______ tennis every Sunday morning.

  • playing
  • play
  • am playing
  • am play
  • Correct Option: B  [ play ]

    Remark:

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