Subject – Verb Agreement Worksheet For Class 8

Fill in the blanks with a verb form that agrees with the subject.

1. Somebody ……………………….. left the door open. (has / have)

2. You ………………………. no right to read my letters. (has / have)

3. Neither he nor she ……………………….. capable of doing this. (is / are)

4. Either James or Rahul ……………………….. to go. (has / have)

5. Nobody ………………………. there to support me. (was / were)

6. Each hand ………………………… five fingers. (has / have)

7. Every person ………………………. got problems. (has / have)

8. Some of us ………………………. (want / wants) a new system.

9. None of them …………………………. (was / were) able to succeed.

10. All of us …………………………. (has / have) got problems.

11. A lot of patience …………………………. (is /are) required to be a good teacher.

12. Lots of people ……………………….. (want / wants) to become famous.

Answers

1. Somebody has left the door open. (Use a singular verb after somebody and someone.)

2. You have no right to read my letters.

3. Neither he nor she is capable of doing this. (When we connect two singular subjects with neither/nor, we use a verb that agrees with the latter subject in number and person.)

4. Either James or Rahul has to go.

5. Nobody was there to support me. (Use a singular verb after nobody.)

6. Each hand has five fingers. (Use a singular verb after each and every.)

7. Every person has got problems. (Use a singular verb after every.)

8. Some of us want a new system. (When the noun/pronoun following some is plural, use a plural verb.)

9. None of them was able to succeed.

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10. All of us have got problems.

11. A lot of patience is required to be a good teacher. (When the noun/pronoun following lots of / a lot of is singular, use a singular verb.)

12. Lots of people want to become famous. (When the noun/pronoun following lots of / a lot of is plural, use a plural verb.)

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