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Whooper swans were sighted yesterday evening flying over the island of Inch; it seems the white flock arrived from the north and are heading southwestwards.

A) flock arrived from the north and are heading southwestwards
B) flock arrived from the north and are heading southwest
C) flock have arrived from the north and is heading southward
D) flock arrived from the north and is headed in a southwesterly direction
E) swans arrived from the north and is heading southwest
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the way I figured out:

these 3 options correct the SV error by introducing "is"

C) flock have arrived from the north and is heading southward
D) flock arrived from the north and is headed in a southwesterly direction
E) swans arrived from the north and is heading southwest

E : SWANS is plural can't use "is".
plural subject swans does not agree with the singular verb is.

C : corrected the SV but what about "Have"?
The singular subject flock does not agree with the plural verb have.

so the only option left is D.
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New post 07 Apr 2014, 09:36
white flock is singular so we need "is" hence D :flock arrived from the north and is headed in a southwesterly direction
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Is southwesterly accepted in english? What is this?

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New post 10 May 2014, 09:12
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Is southwesterly accepted in english? What is this?

Please clarify
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Haha..didnt realize unless I saw your post. Just used POE to get the answer.

I searched in google...apparently it is correct. 'Southwesterly' does exist.

From Google below:
south-westerly
adjective & adverb
adjective: southwesterly

1.
another term for south-west.
"a south-westerly wind"

noun
noun: southwesterly

1.
another term for southwester.
"a cold and vicious south-westerly"
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southwesterly? never heard of it before :)
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Whooper swans were sighted yesterday evening flying over the island of Inch; it seems the white flock arrived from the north and are heading southwestwards.

A) flock arrived from the north and are heading southwestwards - wrong verb 'is'
B) flock arrived from the north and are heading southwest - wrong verb 'is'
C) flock have arrived from the north and is heading southward - wrong verb 'have'
D) flock arrived from the north and is headed in a southwesterly direction - Correct
E) swans arrived from the north and is heading southwest - wrong verb 'is'

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headed in a southwesterly direction

Headed ..direction .. not wordy ???

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