Subject-Verb Agreement Worksheet

1.                  The football players runs out of the locker room and onto the playing field.

2.                  The forward pass have revolutionized the game of foot ball.

3.                  News of the big game were spread across the sports pages of just about every newspaper in the city.

4.                  The quarterback, followed by his teammates were introduced to the cheering crowd.

5.                  The quarterback, who was surrounded by his teammates, were dressed in one of the schoolís new uniforms.

6.                  One of the screaming fans were suddenly seen throwing a roll of toilet paper onto the playing field.

7.                  Margaret and her brothers and sisters was glad to be at the football game even though it was a very cold evening.

8.                  Standing near the very center of the field was two slightly overweight officials.

9.                  Twenty-five dollars were all the officials would be paid to work the game.

10.             The home team have one of the best records in the schoolís history.

11.             The student body were out in force for the most important game of the year.

12.             Neither the home teamís mascot nor its head cheerleader were able to make it to the game.

13.             Neither the coach of the home team nor the sportswriters was expecting it to be a close game.

14.             Either the sportswriters or one of the coaches were quoted as predicting that the weather would be a major factor in the game.

15.             Neither the home teamís mascot or its head cheerleader was able to make it to the game.

16.             Each of the band members were covered by thick woolen blankets when the rain began to fall out of the dark sky.

17.             Somebody in the back row of screaming fans were wise enough to sit next to a woman with an umbrella.

18.             Unfortunately, the player who have the most experience with running on a wet field is hobbling along the sidelines on crutches

19.             The flags that keeps flapping on the top of the scoreboard attest to the force of the wind.

20.             Here are the opening kick-off.

21.             There goes the two teams racing toward each other on the muddy playing field.


Subject-Verb Agreement Worksheet Answers

1.                  The football players run out of the locker room and onto the playing field.orThe football player runs out of the locker room and onto the playing field.

2.                  The forward pass has revolutionized the game of football.

3.                  News of the big game was spread across the sports pages of just about every newspaper in the city.

4.                  The quarterback, followed by his teammates, was introduced to the cheering crowd.

5.                  The quarterback, who was surrounded by his teammates, was dressed in one of the schoolís new uniforms.

6.                  One of the screaming fans was suddenly seen throwing a roll of toiled paper onto the playing field.

7.                  Margaret and her brothers and sisters were glad to be at the football game even though it was a very cold evening.

8.                  Standing near the very center of the field were two slightly overweight officials.

9.                  Twenty-five dollars was all the officials would be paid to work the game.

10.             The home team has one of the best records in the schoolís history.

11.             The student body was out in force for the most important game of the year.

12.             Neither the home teamís mascot nor its head cheerleader was able to make it to the game.

13.             Neither the coach of the home team nor the sportswriters were expecting it to be a close game.

14.             Either the sportswriters or one of the coaches was quoted as predicting that the weather would be a major factor in the game.

15.             Neither the home teamís mascot nor its head cheerleader was able to make it to the game.

16.             Each of the band members was covered by a thick woolen blanket when the rain began to fall out of the dark sky.

17.             Somebody in the back row of screaming fans was wise enough to sit next to a woman with an umbrella.

18.             Unfortunately, the player who has the most experience with running on a wet field is hobbling along the sidelines on crutches.

19.             The flags that keep flapping on the top of the scoreboard attest to the force of the wind.

20.             Here is the opening kick-off.

21.             There go the two teams racing toward each other on the muddy playing field.

 

This exercise was taken from Dennis M. Clausenís Concise Process Handbook.Please visit the Writing Center if you have any questions or would like to read the book.