Set I, 27

The words in these sentences are separated in such a way that you will be able to spot the subject quickly. Circle the subject, X-out the words that might confuse you (prepositional phrases) and choose the correct verb.

1. The purpose of these tests (is, are) to help the instructor find out where you might need extra help.

2. The children in the playground (wants, want) to leave at 7:00 p.m.

3. Plans for the new campus (is, are) being made right now.

4. His year in the public schools (qualifies, qualify) him for a permanent license.

5. The boys from the local high school (hopes, hope) to organize a SPANISH culture club.