1. Nobody know when the process of glass-making was invented.

 The Incorrect word : Know

Why ? Because Nobody is singular subject that must agrees with singular verb. So the verb Know must be followed by “+S”

The Correct Sentence : Nobody knows when the process of glass-making was invented.

2. The languages of the world presents a vast array of structural similarities and differences.

The Incorrect word : Presents

Why ? Because The Languages is plural subject that must agrees with plural verb. So the verb Presents  does not be followed by “+S”

The Correct Sentence : The languages of the world present a vast array of structural similarities and differences.

 

3. The rise of multinationals have resulted in a great deal of legal ambiguity because multinationals can operate in so many jurisdictions.

The Incorrect word : Have

Why ? The rise is a singular subject. So the subject must be followed by the auxiliary verb for the singular subject, such as : has, does, were. The Verb “Have” should be “Has”.

 The Correct Sentence : The rise of multinationals has returned in a great deal of legal ambiguity because multinationals can operate in so many jurisdictions.

4. All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States has even numbers, while north-south interstate highways are odd-numbered.

The Incorrect word : Has

Why ? All of the east-west interstate highways is a plural subject. So that must be followed by the auxiliary verb for the plural subject. The Verb “Has” should be “Have”.

 The Correct Sentence : All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States have even numbers, while north-south interstate highways are odd-numbered.

 

5. When a massive star in the large Magellanic Cloud exploded in 1987, a wave of neutrinos were detected on Earth.

The Incorrect word : were

Why ? wave of neutrinos is a singular subject. So that must be followed by the auxiliary verb for the singular subject. The Verb “were” should be “was”.

 The Correct Sentence : When a massive star in the large Magellanic Cloud exploded in 1987, a wave of neutrinos was detected on Earth.

6. Every open space in the targeted area that has grass and a few bushes are occupied by the white-crowned sparrow.

The Incorrect word : are

Why ? Because Every Open Space is singular subject that must agrees with singular verb. The verb “Are” is plural verb. So it’s incorrect. The Verb “are” should be “is”.

 The Correct Sentence : Every open space in the targeted area that has grass and a few bushes is occupied by the white-crowned sparrow.

7. Krakatoa is remembered as the volcano that put so much ash into the air that sunsets around the world was affected for two years afterward.

The Incorrect word : Put

Why ? Because Krakatoa is singular subject that must agrees with singular verb. So the verb “Put” must be followed by “+S”

The Correct Sentence : Krakatoa is remembered as the volcano that puts so much ash into the air that sunsets around  the world was affected for two years afterward.

8. The term “Yankee” was originally a nickname for people from New England, but now anyone from the United States are referred to as a Yankee.

The Incorrect word : are

Why ? Because anyone is singular subject that must agrees with singular verb. The verb “Are” is plural verb. So it’s incorrect. The Verb “are” should be “is”.

 The Correct Sentence : The term “Yankee” was originally a nickname for people from New England, but now anyone from the United States is referred to as a Yankee.

9. A network of small arteries, mostly sandwiched between the skin and the underlying muscles, supply blood to the face and scalp.

The Incorrect word : supply

Why ? Because “A network of small arteries”  is singular subject that must agrees with singular verb. So the verb “Supply” must be followed by “+S/ES”

The Correct Sentence : A network of small arteries, mostly sandwiched between the skin and the underlying muscles, supplies blood to the face and scalp.

10. Mesquite is a small tree in the Southwest who can withstand the severest drought.

The incorrect word : withstand

Why ? Mesquite is a singular subject that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence : Mesquite is a small tree in the Southwest who can withstands the severest drought.