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C ompound Subjects (Continued)
 
Lesson 1-28
Prompt:The conjunction "and" may also connect nouns and pronouns together to form compound subjects. Notice in the following sentences how "and" and the use of the comma can create a compound subject of two or more nouns or pronouns.
Directions:Read each sentence below and click to select the compound subject of the verb.
1.Bill and Jim rode their bikes.
2.Basketball and baseball are his favorite sports.
3.Jake, Joe, John, Lisa, and Ann went to the game.
4.Christina and Mike attended the concert.
5.My wife and I shall attend the wedding.
6.The Senate and the House of Representatives met in a joint session.
7.The President, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Defense met in the President's office.
8.Nouns and pronouns are used as the subjects of verbs.
9.The Capitol, the White House, and the Supreme Court Building are important locations in Washington D.C.
10.German, French, and Spanish are languages taught in high school.
11.Verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections are parts of speech.
12.Tom, John, and I shall attend.
13.Toast, coffee, and ham and eggs are my favorite breakfast.
14.Soccer, basketball, football, and volleyball are high school sports.
15.The sergeant and the captain jumped from the airplane and parachuted to the ground.
16.The guard and the forward dribbled and passed the ball.
17.Death and taxes are unavoidable.
18.January, February, and March were cold months.
19.Fall, winter, and spring were unusually warm.
20.Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be final test days.