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Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question. Note that a question and its answers may be split across a page
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1. In which one of the following sentences does the verb agree with the subject?
A. Who is the people in the photograph?
B. The book that explains the plays is on the shelf.
C. There is a million reasons why I shouldn't go.
D. Here is the reasons we can't start the car.
2. A simple subject can be either a noun or a/an
3. What is the purpose of the following sentence?
I think it would be best to study the problem carefully.
A. It raises a questions.
B. It makes a statement.
C. It shows strong emotion.
D. It gives a command.
4. An imperative sentence is to a command as a declarative sentence is to a/an
5. Which one of the following complete subjects agrees with the predicate
"has learned Spanish"?
A. The twins, Tina and Terry,
B. Neither Jane nor Henry
C. Either Samuel or his children
D. Jennifer and her class
This question is based on the following sentence:
As it sailed south, Lord Nelson's great ship, Victory, met the Spanish fleet near Trafalgar.
6. The simple subject of the sentence is
D. Lord Nelson.
7. Which one of the following words is a singular verb?
8. Which one of the following sentences includes an error in subject-verb agreement?
A. Laverne, who's married, and Shirley, who's single, both walk their dogs.
B. Carrie and Lucille work in the cafeteria.
C. Neither Hannibal nor her pups is in the kitchen.