Write the verb that agrees with the subject.


  1. This box of chocolates was/were  left behind when they moved.
  2. Josh, along with several of his other friends, was/were  exhausted after the long march.
  3. Jean and John gives/give me a headache when I baby-sit.
  4. Harald, in addition to Steven and Jean, is/are  taking swimming lessons.
  5. The carton of books was/were  delivered to the wrong address.
  6. Red and white balloons was/were dropped on the people in the audience.
  7. A pair of mittens is/are  a nice gift.
  8. Wolves and panthers, along with bears and hyenas, is/are  some of the characters in The Jungle Book.