Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz 1

Choose the correct verb form for each sentence according to the rules of subject-verb agreement as explained in my handout.

1. All of the rednecks, including Cletus, _____ having a mullet pageant.


2. Each of them _____ been cultivating his hair for months in anticipation.


3. Either Skeeter or Jimbob _____ expected to win because of the superior length and volume of their mullets.


4. In their part of town _____ a cluster of people with the most impressive mullets in the world.


5. Neither of them _____ ever had a bad hair day.


6. There _____ a plethora of reasons why Billy Ray’s mullet is the worst—it looks like a squirrel died on his head!


7. Some of the First Annual Mullet King Competition _____ being televised on a local TV station.


8. Everybody who can’t make it to the show _____ planning to watch the live broadcast.


9. Trimming their sideburns _____ very important to do correctly to avoid losing points.


10. A number of snobby West Coast liberals who hate redneck culture _____ to protest the pageant.


11. That they are jealous of the rednecks’ superior hairstyles _____ clear.