ANSWER KEY

FOR

PRESENT TENSE SUBJECT-VERB

AGREEMENT


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EXERCISE

The appropriate verb for the subject has been made bold.

1. Many adventurers (walk, walks) in these woods.

2. The fountain of youth (gush, gushes) water somewhere here.

3. However, a hag (own, owns) these woods.

4. This crone (do, does) not like people to trespass.

5. At night, she (sit, sits) where two paths intersect.

6. When adventurers (come, comes), she (confuse, confuses) them.

7. The poor sods always (choose, chooses) the wrong path in the dark.

8. During the day, ogres (prowl, prowls) about in the woods.

9. Ogres (like, likes) tasty, broiled person.

10. Also, a basalisk (live, lives) in this frightening forest.

11. If a basalisk (look, looks) at a person, the person (turn, turns) to stone.

12. Goblins and gnomes also (inhabit, inhabits) the woods.

13. Goblins (mesmorize, mesmorizes) people.

14. Gnomes (steal, steals) children.

15. No one (has, have) yet found the fountain of youth!


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