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Sentence Correction: Subject Verb Agreement - A Plural Subject Consisting of Singular Nouns that are Connected by 'and'

Tom, Dick and Harry is common English names.   

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The plural subject Tom, Dick and Harry does not agree with the singular verb is.

Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. The plural subject Tom, Dick and Harry does not agree with the singular verb is.

Also, this answer choice is illogical. Tom, Dick and Harry are three names, not a name.

Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake and is grammatically correct, it is stylistically flawed. Changing the word order and adding the word in creates redundancy.

Correct!

This answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, by changing the singular verb is to the plural verb are, to match the plural subject Tom, Dick, and Harry.  

Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, it is illogical. Tom, Dick and Harry are three names, not a name.

Harry is common English names
Harry is a common English name
Harry are a common English name
Harry are common English names
Harry are common names in English