|1. Either of the two boys have the ability to make the team.
Words such as none, anyone, everybody, each, either, neither and one are singular when used as subjects in a sentence. In this case, either is the subject of the sentence, not boys. The verb “have” is incorrect; it should be “has.”
2. The committee members meet once a month to try to determine the policies of the organization.
3. The babies in the nursery, and one in particular, was crying for some attention.
4. The politics of the committee were such that no one could be elected chair of the group.
5. A bizarre series of incidents has surrounded that old house lately.
6. The president jogged by the group of tourists who were gaping out the window of the bus.
7. A wide variety of strategic reasons have been used to explain Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo.
8. Incidents of alcohol abuse account for many traffic fatalities each year.
9. Few of the senators were on hand for the vote.
10. The most resilient among the war’s survivors were the children.
Answers: Subject-verb agreement 02
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