Use the following compound subjects and the corresponding verb choices

Use the following compound subjects and the corresponding verb choices to create your

own sentences. Be sure the subject agrees in number with the verb. Refer to the Guidelines

if in doubt.

Compound Subject

Verb Form

1) Music and dance      

verb = invite/invites

2) Meat and potatoes

verb = is/are

3) Hurricanes or a tornado

verb = create/creates

4) Frank or his sisters

verb = want/wants

5) Either an apple or some grapes

verb = is/are

6) The baby’s rattles or his ball

verb = delight/delights

7) Neither she nor her friends

verb = has/have

8) An avalanche or severe storms

verb = has/have

9) Sinking or swimming

verb = is/are

10) Fishing or water skiing

verb = look/looks