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Sentence Correction: Subject Verb Agreement - A Complex Subject/Long Distance between Subject and Verb

The news about John's IQ test results have spread quickly in the company for which John works.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The singular subject news does not agree with the plural verb have.

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Incorrect. 

This answer choice repeats the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake: the singular subject news does not agree with the plural verb have.

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Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, it creates a new Subject Verb Agreement mistake: John work.

You're right!

This answer choice corrects the originalSubject Verb Agreement mistake between news (singular noun, which is a pseudo-plural) and have (plural verb).

Unlike other answer choices, it does not create another Subject Verb Agreement mistake at the end, because John is a singular noun and works is a singular verb.

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Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, it creates a new Subject Verb Agreement mistakeJohn work.

The news about John's IQ test results have spread quickly in the company for which John works
The news of John's IQ test results have spread quickly in the company John works for
The news of John's IQ test results has spread quickly in the company for which John work
News of John's IQ test results has quickly spread in the company for which John work
News of John's IQ test results has quickly spread in the company for which John works