There are a group of kids in our neighborhood who like to get together on the weekends and help less fortunate children.

The right answer is D:

"There is a group of kids in our neighborhood who like to get together on the weekends and help less fortunate children."

A - The are a group of kids in our neighborhood who like to get together on the weekends and help less fortunate children

B- Getting together on the weekends are a group of kids which like helping less fortunate children

C-A group of kids on the weekend getting together in our neighborhood like the helping of less fortunate children

D- There is a group of kids in our neighborhood who like to get together on the weekends and help less fortunate children

E-In our neighborhood, there is a group of kids who likes to get together on the weekends and helping less fortunate children.

Hi guys,

I will clarify my question:

GMAT Ultimate grammar book by the GMAT Club, First Edition, p.101, question 49.

My question: I do not understand in answer D why "like" is plural while "is" is singular. Don't they both refer to the collective noun "group" (and therefore be both singular)?

Thanks for your help.

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