III- Identify the following statements either to be “TRUE” or “FALSE”. No erasure is allowed.
1. _______________ The verb agree with the words intervene between the subject and verb.2._______________ Subjects joined by
are usually plural.3._______________ Singular subjects joined by
or, either . . . or, neither . . . nor
take a plural verb.4._______________ The verb also agrees with the nearer subject in person.5._______________ When used as subjects, such words as
each, one, everybody
regularly takeplural verbs.6._______________ Collective nouns take a singular verb when they refer to the group as a unit.7._______________ Collective nouns take a plural verb when they refer to individuals or parts of the group.8._______________ Some nouns (such as
athletics, politics, series, ethics
) take plural verb.9._______________ Subject tells about the action done in the sentence.10._______________ Sums of money or periods of time require a singular verb.11._______________ Who, that, and which are singular or plural according to the noun directly in front of them.12._______________ Typically, you should use a plural verb.13._______________ As well as and along with do not function as intervening words.14._______________ If a sentence includes modifiers between the subject and verb, this does not affect whetherthe verb is singular or plural.15._______________ A collective noun such as team or staff can be either singular or plural depending uponthe rest of the sentence.16._______________ In sentences beginning with here or there, the subject follows the verb.17._______________ When a sentence compounds a positive and a negative subject and only one is plural,the verb should agree with the positive subject.18._______________ Neither and either require plural verbs even though they seem to be referringto two separate things.19._______________ Just because a word ends in –s means automatically plural.20._______________ A direct object receives an action.
V-Enumerate the following:1.
Number of subject in the sentence (2)2.
Person of subject in the sentence (3)3.
Pronoun in the third person singular (3)4.
Main parts of a sentence (2)5.
Nouns ending in “s”plural in formbutsingular in meaning (10)6.
Indefinite words that take singular verb (5)7.
Collective nouns (15)