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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Simple Sentences

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of simple sentences.

Choose the subject in the following sentences.

Example

   

The teacher and the students went to the beach.
the teacher
the students
the teacher and the students
the beach

 
     
 
1. They stayed on the beach for three hours.
  they
  hours
  three hours
  the beach
     
2. Most of them brought their lunch.
  most
  them
  most of them
  lunch
     
3. With the whole afternoon ahead of them, the students planned to play games at the beach.
  them
  the whole afternoon
  the students
  games
     
Choose the verb in the following sentences.
     
4. The students speak English fluently.
  students
  speak
  English
  fluently
     
5. The students ate their lunch at the beach an hour ago.
  students
  at
  ate
  ago
     
6. Indicate which sentence has the correct subject-verb agreement.
  One of the students speak fluently.
  One of the students speaks fluently.
     
7. Indicate which sentence has the correct subject-verb agreement.
  My dog and my cat like each other very much.
  My dog and my cat likes each other very much.
     
8. Indicate which sentence has the correct subject-verb agreement.
  Neither the teacher nor her student have ever been to Canada.
  Neither the teacher nor her student has ever been to Canada.
     
9. Indicate which sentence has correct subject-pronoun agreement.
  Each of the female students had her own car.
  Each of the female students had their own car.
     
10. Indicate which sentence has the correct subject-verb agreement.
  Neither of the children watch TV.
  Neither of the children watches TV.