Question

    Choose the sentence which is grammatically correct. If none of the given sentences is correct,  mark (5), i.e None correction required, as the answer.

    1) The teacher wants the students to work hard.

    2) The teachers wants the students to work hard.

    3) The teacher’s wants the students to work hard.

    4) The teacher want the students to work hard.

    5) None of these

    A 1) Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    B 2) Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    C 3) Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    D 4) Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    E 5) Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

    Solution

    Rule  ⇒ Make a verb agree in number with its subject; make a pronoun agree in number with its antecedent. Here, subject is ‘teacher’, so verb will be in agreement with teacher. Teacher …. wants Teachers …. want

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