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Some of the Desserts Was Left by the End of the Birthday Party. Your Brilliant Excuses Almost Makes up for Your Tardiness. - English Language

Question

MCQ

Find out the sentence/s which is/are written correctly.

  1. Some of the desserts was left by the end of the birthday party.
  2. Your brilliant excuses almost makes up for your tardiness.
  3. Neither Jackson nor Jenna have played hooky.
  4. Either of us is capable of winning.

Options

  • I, II, III

  • II, III

  • II

  • IV

Solution

I. 'Some of the desserts' is plural and will agree with 'were'.
II. 'Your brilliant excuses' is plural and will agree with 'make'
III. When 'neither… nor' joins two subjects the verb agrees with the one closer to it. Therefore, the verb will agree with 'Jena' and will be 'has'.
IV. 'Either of us' is singular and its verb will be singular 'is'
Therefore, IV is the correct option.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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