Subject and Verb Agreement Quiz

Replace the bold portion of the sentence with the correct wording, according to the rules of subject/verb agreement, or choose "No change."





1. Her partner and business associate, Jan Holder, distribute the daily mail.

a) No change
b) Jan Holder, distributes
c) Don't Know



2. Every pair of sunglasses she tried on were too dark.

a) No change
b) tried on was
c) Don't Know



3. The staff are eating at their desks to make Tuesday's news deadline.

a) No change
b) staff is eating
c) Don't Know



4. Neither his partner nor his neighbors speaks highly of him.

a) No change
b) neighbors speak
c) Don't Know



5. The team is carrying the flag onto the field.

a) No change
b) team are carrying
c) Don't Know



6. The group of store managers have begun to arrive, one by one.

a) No change
b) managers has begun
c) Don't Know



7. Mathematics is an area most store managers have experience with.

a) No change
b) Mathematics are
c) Don't Know



8. An advertising campaign or a direct mail effort is designed to reach large numbers of people.

a) No change
b) effort are designed
c) Don't Know



9. A special event, along with direct mail, have a great impact.

a) No change
b) mail, has
c) Don't Know



10. Special events certainly represents a significant investment of work.

a) No change
b) certainly represent
c) Don't Know



11. Another excellent use of advertising specialty items are as a reward.

a) No change
b) items is
c) Don't Know



12. This is one of the most important sections of a marketing plan. And yet often the least well thought out.

a) No change
b) marketing plan, and yet
c) marketing plan. Yet
d) Don't Know



13. A television or radio advertising message; also called a spot.

a) No change
b) message is also
c) Don't Know



14. Here are a few ideas for how to distribute a flier.

a) No change
b) Here is
c) Don't Know



15. Business products or a special service centers around meeting customers' needs.

a) No change
b) service center
c) Don't Know



16. Both -- either a second or a subsequent call -- are considered to be a follow-up call.

a) No change
b) call -- is considered
c) Don't Know



17. There are potential sources of sounds that may be offensive to your customers.

a) No change
b) There is
c) Don't Know



18. Focus groups is especially useful for businesses.

a) No change
b) groups are
c) Don't Know



19. A cluster of brightly-colored flowers makes a positive impression.

a) No change
b) flowers make
c) Don't Know



20. There are trademark laws for anyone that have established a business name.

a) No change
b) anyone that has
c) Don't Know




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