Soal Subject-Verb Agreement

Materi Subject-Verb Agreement

Subject-verb agreement ialah persesuaian antara verb dengan subject dalam number, yakni: singular (tunggal) atau plural (jamak). Secara umum, singular subject menggunakan singular verb, sedangkan plural subject menggunakan plural verb.

10 Contoh Soal Subject-Verb Agreement Pilihan Ganda

Pilihlah satu jawaban yang menurutmu paling tepat untuk melengkapi bagian yang kosong.

  1. Septina and I … baking sponge cakes at this time yesterday.

    1. were
    2. was
  2. Whether to buy or rent a house … an important financial question.

    1. is
    2. are
  3. … Tika or her co-workers sleep at work?

    1. does
    2. do
  4. Physics … been my favorite subject since I was 15 years old.

    1. have
    2. has
  5. Mumps usually … through saliva.

    1. spread
    2. spreads
  6. My shears … sharp enough.

    1. aren’t
    2. isn’t
  7. Eighty percentage of his furniture … old.

    1. is
    2. are
  8. There … many ways to say “thank you”.

    1. is
    2. are
  9. One of her cats … like tuna.

    1. doesn’t
    2. don’t
  10. The central office manager, along with his two assistant, … left the room.

    1. have
    2. has

Jawaban

  1. Septina and I … baking sponge cakes at this time yesterday.

    1. were (Dua atau lebih subjek yang dihubungkan dengan AND menggunakan plural verb.)
    2. was
  2. Whether to buy or rent a house … an important financial question.

    1. is (Dua atau lebih singular subjek dihubungkan dengan OR menggunakan singular verb.)
    2. are
  3. … Tika or her co-workers sleep at work?

    1. does (Verb disesuaikan dengan compound subjek (menggunakan OR) yang terdekat posisinya dengannya, apakah singular atau plural.)
    2. do
  4. Physics … been my favorite subject since I was 15 years old.

    1. have
    2. has (Cabang keilmuan dengan ending -ics bermakna singular sehingga diikuti singular verb.)
  5. Mumps usually … through saliva.

    1. spread
    2. spreads (Nama penyakit dengan ending -s seperti measles atau mumps bermakna singular sehingga menggunakan singular verb.)
  6. My shears … sharp enough.

    1. aren’t (Subject berupa benda dengan dua bagian pada satu kesatuan membutuhkan plural verb.)
    2. isn’t
  7. Eighty percentage of his furniture … old.

    1. is (Noun setelah “… percentage of” (fractional expression) menentukan apakah diikuti oleh singular atau plural verb.)
    2. are
  8. There … many ways to say “thank you”.

    1. is
    2. are (There bukan subject. Subject muncul seteah verb to be, yaitu: ways. Verb to be disesuaikan dengan subject, apakah singular atau plural.)
  9. One of her cats … like tuna.

    1. doesn’t (Verb disesuaikan dengan subject (one), bukan prepositional phrase diantaranya.)
    2. don’t
  10. The central office manager, along with his two assistant, … left the room.

    1. have
    2. has (“Along with” digunakan bersama subjek tanpa menambah jumlah.)

Materi Subject-Verb Agreement

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References:

  1. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree.http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/599/1/. Accessed on November 5, 2014.
  2. Subject-Verb Agreement. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm. Accessed on November 5, 2014.

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