Exercise 4 : Articles

  1. Jason’s father bought him a bicycle that he had wanted for his birthday.
  2. The Statue of Liberty was a gift of friendship from France to United States.
  3. Rita is studying English and math this semester.
  4. The  judge asked a witness to tell the truth.
  5. Please give me a cup of  coffee with cream and sugar.
  6. The  big books on the table are for my history class.
  7.  No one in the Spanish class knew a correct answer to Mrs. Perez’s question.
  8. My car is four years old and it still runs well.
  9. When you go to the store, please buy a bottle of chocolate milk and dozen oranges.
  10. There are only a few seats left for tonight’s musical at the  university.
  11. John and Marcy went to school yesterday and the studied in the library before returning home.
  12. The Lake Erie is one of the five Great Lakes in North America.
  13. On our trip to the Spain, we crossed the Atlantic Ocean.
  14. The Mount Rushmore is the site of a magnificent tribute to the  four great American presidents.
  15. What did you eat for breakfast this morning ?
  16. Louie played basketball and baseball at the boy’s club this year.
  17. Rita plays violin and her sister plays guitar.
  18. While we were in Alaska, we saw the Eskimo village.
  19. Phil can’t go to the movies tonight because he has to write an essay.
  20. David attended the Princeton University.
  21. Harry has been admitted to the School of Medicine at midwestern university.
  22. Mel’s grandmother is in a hospital, so we went to visit her last night.
  23. The political science class is talking a trip to the Soviet Union in the spring.
  24. Queen Elizabeth II is a monarch of Great Britain.
  25. The Declaration of Independence was drawn up in 1776.
  26. Scientists hope to send an expedition to the Mars during 1980’s.
  27. Last night there was a bird singing outside my house.
  28. The chair that you are sitting in is broken.
  29. The Civil War was fought in the United States between 1861 and 1865.
  30. The Florida State University is smaller than the University of Florida.

Exercise 10 : Subject-Verb Agreement

  1. John, along with twenty friends, is planning a party.
  2. The picture of the soldiers brings back many memories.
  3. The quality of these recording is not very good.
  4. If the duties of these officers aren’t reduced, there will not be enough time to finish the project.
  5. The effects of cigarette smoking have been proven to be extremely harmful.
  6. The use of credit cards in place of cash has increased rapidly in recent years.
  7. Advertisements on television are becoming more competitive than ever before.
  8. Living expenses in this country, as well as in many others, are at an all-time high.
  9. Mr. Jones, accompanied by several members of the committee, has proposed some changes of the rules.
  10. The levels of intoxication vary from subject to subject.

Exercise 11 : Subject-Verb Agreement

  1. Neither bill nor mary is going to the play tonight.
  2. Anything is better than going to another movie tonight.
  3. Skating is becoming more popular every day.
  4. A number of reporters was at the conference yesterday.
  5. Everybody who has a fever must go home immediately.
  6. Your glasses were on the bureau last night.
  7. There was some people at the meeting last night.
  8. The committee has already reached a decision.
  9. A pair of jeans was in the washing machine this morning.
  10. Each student has was answered the first three questions.
  11. Either John or his wife makes breakfast each morning.
  12. After she had perused the material, the secretary decided that every-thing was in order.
  13. The crowd at the basketball game was wild with excitement.
  14. A pack of wild dogs has frightened all the ducks away.
  15. The jury is trying to reach a decision.
  16. The army has eliminated this section of the training test.
  17. The number of students who have withdrawn from class this quarter is appalling.
  18. There has been too many interruptions in this class.
  19. Every elementary school teacher has to take this examination.
  20. Neither jill nor her parents have seen this movie before.