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Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. One of the most terrible battles of the American Civil War was fought in July 1863, at Gettysburg.
    P. The chief speech on that occasion was given by Edward Everett, a celebrated orator.
    Q. Lincoln was asked to make a few remarks.
    R. In November of that year a portion of the battlefield was dedicated as a final resting place for men of both armies who died there.
    S. Everett’s speech lasted 2 hours. Lincoln’s for 2 minutes; it was over almost before the crowd realized that it had begun.
    6. But the Gettysburg speech is now one of the world’s immortal pieces of literature.
    1. SQRP
    2. RPQS
    3. PQRS
    4. QPSR
Correct Option: B


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