Quiz about action verbs - subject agreement in a sentence plus download SATs style test questions and answers. What it is, how they agree and how they are used.

Action Verbs Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 

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Question 1.

 

pirate-ship

 

The pirates see Jack on the island.

 

i. The subject of the sentence is...

the pirates
Jack

 

ii. The verb in this sentence is...

pirates
see

 

iii. Is the verb regular or irregular?

regular
irregular

Question 2.

 

children-swimming

 

The children swim in the pool.

 

i. The main verb is…

children
swim

 

ii. Is the verb regular or irregular?

regular
irregular

 

iii. The object of this sentence is...

the children
the pool

Question 3.

 

campsite-at-night

 

The owl perched on a long branch.

 

i. The main verb is…

the owl
perched

 

ii. Is the verb regular or irregular?

regular
irregular

 

iii. The object of this sentence is...

the owl
the branch

Question 4.

 

robot-with-love-heart-box

 

Roberta opens the present.

 

Which of these are correct?

 

i. The sentence is written in the present tense.

correct
incorrect

 

ii. The subject and the verb in the sentence agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iii. The subject and verb in the sentence do not agree.

correct
incorrect

Question 5.

 

children-in-halloween-costumes

 

The children plays trick or treat.

 

Which of these is correct?

 

i. The subject and the verb in the sentence agree.

correct
incorrect

 

ii. The subject and verb in the sentence do not agree.

correct
incorrect

 


Question 6.

 

robot-doing-diy

 

The robot thinks about his lunch break.

 

Which of these are correct?

 

i. The sentence is written in the past tense.

correct
incorrect

 

ii. The subject and the verb in the sentence agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iii. The subject and verb in the sentence do not agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iv. The verb is irregular.

correct
incorrect

Question 7.

 

alien-spacecraft

 

The aliens repairs the spaceship.

 

Which of these are correct?

 

i. The sentence is written in the present tense.

correct
incorrect

 

ii. The subject and the verb in the sentence agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iii. The subject and verb in the sentence do not agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iv. The verb is irregular.

correct
incorrect


Question 8.

 

cinema

 

I like going to the cinema.

 

Which of these is correct?

 

i. The sentence is written in the past tense.

correct
incorrect

 

ii. The subject and the verb in the sentence agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iii. The subject and verb in the sentence do not agree.

correct
incorrect

 

iv. The verb is irregular.

correct
incorrect

Question 9.

 

girls-football-team

 

the subject and the verb must agree

this is called tense consistency

 

Which sentence is written correctly?

 

A. Amber cheer when she scores a goal.

B. Amber cheers when she scores a goal.

A
B

 


Question 10.

aliens-in-space-craft

The aliens return home.

simple present tense

 

...

 

The aliens _______ home.

 

simple past tense

 

i. Which verb belongs in the space in the sentence above?

are
returned

 

 


Question 11.

robot-driver

The robot _______ about the traffic.

 

simple present tense

 

...

 

The robot worried about the traffic.

 

simple past tense

 

i. Which verb belongs in the space in the sentence above?

worries
worry

 

 


Question 12.

scores-a-goal

Toby knows the ball is going into the net.

 

simple present tense

 

...

 

Toby _______ the ball was going into the net.

 

simple past tense

 

i. Which verb belongs in the space in the sentence above?

known
knew

 

 


Question 13.

man-meets-alien-in-space

The alien says it needs a friend.

 

simple present tense

 

...

 

____________________________

 

simple past tense

 

i. Which is the correct sentence?

The alien said it needs a friend
The alien says it has a friend

 


Question 14.

circus-tent

_____________________

 

simple present tense

 

...

 

Two of the clowns balanced on balls.

 

simple past tense

 

i. Which is the correct sentence?

Two of the clowns bounce on balls
Two of the clown bounces on balls

 

 


Question 15.

 

present tense verbs need to agree with their subjects

 

Choose the correct verb for each sentence below.

 

i. Amit sings/sing.

sings
sing

 

ii. They goes/go swimming.

goes
go

 

iii. The girls see/sees.

see
sees

 

iv. Finn eats/eat dinner.

eats
eat

 

v. Alyssa reads/read.

reads
read

 

vi. The owl look/looks up.

look
looks

 

vii. Toby play/plays.

play
plays

 

viii. Rory travels/travel to Wales.

travels
travel

 

viiii. The cat jump/jumps.

jump
jumps

 

x. Syke talk/talks.

talk
talks

 


 

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