Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentence/part of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage/sentences are 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. After inventing dynamite, Alfred Nobel became a rich man.
    P. He created a fund just two weeks before his death.
    Q. Alfred did not want to be remembered as the inventor of dynamite.
    R. He apprehended its universally destructive power too late.
    S. Prizes are given from this fund to people for their enormous contributions to humanity.
    6. Nobel prizes for various disciplines are awarded each year on the anniversary of his death.
    1. PQRS
    2. RQPS
    3. QPSR
    4. SPQR

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: B

    RQPS


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

  1. 1. Rani Padmini was a Rajput Queen.
    P. Allaudin Khilji invaded India and reached the gates of Chittor, the capital city of the Rajputs.
    Q.But, the Rajputs under Rani Padmini fought like tigers.
    R. Khilji attacked Chittor again, and rushed into the fort, only to be stunned.
    S. Khilji desired to capture Chittor and its beautiful Queen, Rani Padmini.
    6. The Rani and the other women had burnt themselves alive.
    1. PQSR
    2. PSQR
    3. SQRP
    4. SRQP

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    PSQR

    Correct Option: B

    PSQR



  1. 1. People are like potatoes.
    P. It is only after potatoes have been sorted and bagged that they are loaded onto trucks.
    Q.After potatoes have been harvested, they have to be spread out and sorted in order to get the maximum market dollar.
    R. This is the method that all Idaho potato farmers use - all but one.
    S. They are divided according to size -big, medium and small.
    6. One farmer never bothered to sort the potatoes.
    1. PQRS
    2. QSPR
    3. PRQS
    4. QSRP

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: B

    QSPR


  1. 1. It is true
    P. born to be happy but
    Q.we are born
    R. that we are not
    S. to seek happiness
    6. seizing every opportunity.
    1. RPQS
    2. QSRP
    3. RSQP
    4. PSQR

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: A

    RPQS



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.

  1. 1. In the shops of Great Britain, Nirad Choudhary
    P. of our elephant-headed God of success, Ganesha
    Q. who was likely to be a counterpart
    R. missed the image of any God
    S. presiding over all our enterprises
    6. particularly financial ones.
    1. QPSR
    2. RQPS
    3. SPQR
    4. PSQR

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: A

    QPSR