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

When Jane returned home and saw that in the room was a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic, she immediately knew that something was terribly wrong.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The plural subject a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic does not agree with the singular verb was.

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Very good!

This answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, by changing the singular verb was to the plural verb were, to match the plural subject a doctor, a nurse, and a paramedic.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. The plural subject a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic does not agree with the singular verb was.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. The plural subject a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic does not agree with the singular verb was.

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Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, it is stylistically flawed. Replacing the single word immediately with as soon as she saw them creates redundancy

in the room was a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic, she immediately knew
there were a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic in the room, she knew immediately
in the room was a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic, she knew immediately
there was a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic in the room, she immediately knew
in the room were a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic, she knew as soon as she saw them