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Sentence Correction: Subject Verb Agreement Questions - Overview

John's IQ test results has somewhat surprised Jane.

Correct!

This answer choice corrects the original Subject Verb Agreement mistake, by changing the singular verb has to the plural verb have

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect: the singular subject result does not agree withe the plural verb have.

Note that if both the subject and the verb are underlined, you should check them both in each answer choice. Checking just the verb (or just the subject) is not enough and can lead you to mistakes such as the one you've just made.

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

In addition, this answer choice is stylistically inferior to the original sentence, as it is longer and less concise. 

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

In addition, this answer choice changes the word somewhat that appeared in the original sentence to indeed. This creates a change in meaning.

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

results has somewhat surprised Jane
results has surprised Jane indeed
results has left Jane somewhat surprised
result have somewhat surprised Jane
results have surprised Jane somewhat