1. Though my means are small, I help my younger brother with money.
Explanation: When the noun means is used in the sense of income or wealth, it is always plural.
2. I must help him. After all, we are brethren of the same profession.
Explanation: Brothers refer to the brothers in a family. Brethren refers to a community or members of a guild or a society.
3. Has the agenda for tomorrow's meeting been drawn up?
Explanation: Agendum is not used in English. Agenda (Programme of a meeting) is treated as singular.
4. The jury were divided in their opinion.
Explanation: Jury is a collectine noun. Whenever there is a sense of unanimous action, we use singular verb with Jury; but when it is used in the sense of separation, we use plural verb with it.
5. Mr. Bhatia, our teacher of English, take great pains in his work.
Explanation: English teacher is a slang use. The English teacher means a teacher belonging to England. The correct use is the teacher of English which means a teacher who teaches the language English.
6. The Scientists have not been able to tell the cause of an earthquake.
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