Subject – Verb Agreement Worksheet For Class 6 CBSE

The verb has to agree with the subject in number and person. That means if the subject is singular, the verb must also be singular. Likewise, a plural subject requires a plural verb. This grammar exercise is designed for students of classes 5 and 6.

Subject verb Agreement exercise

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

  1. Neither Hari nor Shyam ……………………. here right now. (is / am / are)
  2. Where ………………………. you been all this while? (have / has)
  3. Rani, Priya and Gauri …………………………. to the same school. (go / goes)
  4. India and China …………………………. two of the fastest developing countries in the world. (is / are)
  5. The crow …………………………… sitting on a branch. (is / was)
  6. He and his friend ……………………….. arrived. (has / have)
  7. Mark Twain and Charles Dickens ………………………. my favourite authors. (is / are)
  8. My friend and benefactor ………………………… arrived. (has / have)
  9. Most of my friends ………………………. Vegetarians. (is / are)
  10. Each boy and girl ………………………… given a prize. (was / were)
  11. Either Abdul or Rahim ……………………….. to do this. (has / have)
  12. Neither James nor Antony ………………………… able to win. (was / were)

Answers

  1. Neither Hari nor Shyam is here right now.
  2. Where have you been all this while?
  3. Rani, Priya and Gauri go to the same school.
  4. India and China are two of the fastest developing countries in the world.
  5. The crow was sitting on a branch.
  6. He and his friend have arrived.
  7. Mark Twain and Charles Dickens are my favourite authors.
  8. My friend and benefactor has arrived. (Here both nouns refer to the same person. This is indicated by the fact that there is only one article.)
  9. Most of my friends are vegetarians.
  10. Each boy and girl was given a prize.
  11. Either Abdul or Rahim has to do this.
  12. Neither James nor Antony was able to win.
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