a) Either answer (is, are) acceptable.

b) Every one of those books (is, are) fiction.

c) Nobody (know, knows) the trouble I’ve seen.

d) (Is, Are) the news on at five or six.

e) Mathematics (is, are) John’s favourite subject, while Civics (is, are) Andrea’s favourite subject.

f) Eight dollars (is, are) the price of a movie these days.

g) (Is, Are) the tweezers in this drawer?

h) Your pants (is, are) at the cleaners.

i) There (was , were) fifteen candles in that bag. Now there (is , are) only one left.

j) The committee (debates, debate) these questions carefully.

k) The committee (leads, lead) very different lives in private.

l) The Prime Minister , together with his wife, (greets, greet) the press cordially.

m) All of the CDs, even the scratched ones, (is, are) useful.

Answer : 

a) Either answer is acceptable.

b) Every one of those books is fiction.

c) Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen.

d) Is the news on at five or six?

e) Mathematics is John’s favourite subject, while Civics is Andrea’s favourite subject.

f) Eight dollars is the price of a movie these days.

g) Are the tweezers in this drawer?

h) Your pants are at the cleaner’s.

i) There were fifteen candles in that bag. Now there is only left.

j) The committee debates these questions carefully.

k) The committee lead very different lives in private.

l) The Prime Minister, together with his wife, greets the press cordially.

m) All of the CDs, even the scratched ones, are useful.