Test yourself—The grammar of numbers

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Test yourself—The Grammar of Numbers

  1. With loud and enthusiastic applause, the audience conveyed (its/their) appreciation for the daring haki-sak demonstration.

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  2. The majority of voters in that New Brunswick riding (supports/support) spending that will combat global warming.

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  3. Following last week’s guest lecture on nutrition, the school staff (has/have) decided to supply fruit instead of doughnuts at weekly meetings.

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  4. It’s August, so I estimate that 70 percent of the movie screens in the downtown core (is/are) showing superhero flicks of one sort or another.

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  5. Twelve dollars (is/are) too much to pay for two hours of superpowers.

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  6. Downward Dog Direct sells a variety of publications that (is/are) designed specifically to correct your breathing patterns during yoga moves.

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  7. My family is always throwing (its/their) weight around.

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