Subject verb agreement common errors

subject verb agreement

Subject verb agreement is an important topic for various Competitive exams like SSC CGL, CHSL, IBPS, NDA etc.किस subject के साथ कौन सी verb का use होना है इसके सम्बन्ध में बहुत से rules है.Some important questions are given below:-

Incorrect: My aunt and my uncle is arriving by train.

Correct: My aunt and my uncle are arriving by train.

 Incorrect: Each of these boys play games.

Correct: Each of these boys plays games.

Incorrect: Each of the drivers have an oxygen tank.

Incorrect: Each of the driver has an oxygen tank.

Correct: Each of the drivers has an oxygen tank.

Explanation:Each/every/either/neither/none/anyone/any/one+ of +the + N/P (plural) +S.V.

 Incorrect: Neither of the two brother is sure to pass.

Incorrect: Neither of the two brothers are sure to pass.

Correct: Neither of the two brothers is sure to pass.

 Incorrect: The police has arrested him on the charge of theft.

Correct: The police have arrested him on the charge of theft.

Incorrect: There is much demand for fuel as the number of vehicles are increasing day by day.

Correct: There is much demand for fuel as the number of vehicles is increasing day by day.

 Explanation:-

A number of + plural noun + P.V.

The number of + Plural noun + S.V.

 Incorrect: Many a student have passed the medical exam.

Correct: Many a student has passed the medical exam.

(many + a/an +S.N. + S.V.)

 Incorrect: The scissors that you asked for is in the desk drawer.

Correct: The scissors that you asked for are in the desk drawer.

 Incorrect: In America, my friend with his wife were present at a function.

Correct: In America, my friend with his wife was present at a function.

 Incorrect: Bad news always travel fast.

Correct: Bad news always travels fast.

 Incorrect: Some of the sugars is on the floor.

Incorrect: Some of the sugars are on the floor.

Correct: Some of the sugar is on the floor.

SSC Questions

1.Neither(A)/ of the two brothers(B)/ are sure to pass.(C)/no error(D) [SSC-2012]

Ans:-C(is)

Correct: Neither of the two brothers is sure to pass.

2. one of my friends are going to Mumbai tonight. [SSC-2014]

a.will      b. Is         c. has been          d. no improvement

Ans:- b

3.The police(A)/ has arrested him(B)/ on the charge of theft.(C)/no error(D)          [SSC-2011]

Ans:-B (have)

Correct: The police have arrested him on the charge of theft.

Explanation:police is a plural noun

4.Everyone were happy to hear about his success. [SSC-2015]

a.to hear           b. About his success       c.no error         d. everyone were happy

Ans:- d(everyone was happy)

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