In this situation, where "The Committee" is a group of roughly 9 men, which sentence would be correct? (One man from the group did something)
Does the rest of The Committee know of this? Do the rest of the Committee know of this?
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This is s British English/American English issue, I should think:
Does the rest of The Committee know this?
The Committy is subject of the sentence; the word rest is the adverb since it tells us more about the committee: there are more members in it.
The verb conjugation follows the subject, here being The Committee, which is a singular third person (one can refer to the committee it as "it")
The third person singular of the verb "to be" conjugates as: DOES.
Hence, the right way of writing here is: Does the rest of The Committee know this?
I hope this helps you out?