Ordering of Sentences


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. It is the responsibility of parents to teach the young moral values in life.
    P. Many children take advantage of their parents’ busy schedule.
    Q. This results in children’s ignorance of social values.
    R. The reason behind it is that parents are quite busy nowadays.
    S. Nowadays parents spend very meagre time with children.
    6. As such, the society is going away from the value system.
    1. SRPQ
    2. PQRS
    3. SQRP
    4. SPQR

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: A

    SRPQ


  1. 1. It is easy to criticize the people at the helm, for the slow progress in every field.
    P. We are well aware that the intellectuals are leaving our country for better employment opportunities.
    Q. Then question remains unanswered because our country cannot show opportunities to the intellectuals.
    R. Then, what about their obligation to the Motherland ?
    S. First, we should ask ourselves as to what is happening to the young intellectuals in India.
    6. This situation of ‘Brain-Drain’ leads to a variety of problems.
    1. PSQR
    2. RPSQ
    3. PSRQ
    4. SPRQ

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: D

    SPRQ



Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last part of the sentences are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the 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 parts and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. Venice is a strange and beautiful city in the north of Italy.
    P. There are about four hundred old stone bridges joining the islands of Venice.
    Q. In this city there are no motor-cars, no horses and no buses.
    R. These small islands are near one another.
    S. It is not one island but a hundred and seventeen islands. This is because Venice has no streets.
    1. PQRS
    2. RSPQ
    3. SRPQ
    4. PSQR

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: C

    SRPQ


  1. 1. Nehru spent most part of his childhood in studies.
    P. He rushed back to India and led an active political life joining hands with Gandhi.
    Q. His studies went on uninterrupted abroad until he received a call from India.
    R. He went to Cambridge to study.
    S. But now and then, he could not help listening to political discussions in his house.
    6. Till the end of his career, he made Gandhi his political master.
    1. RSQP
    2. SRQP
    3. PQRS
    4. SRPQ

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    SRQP

    Correct Option: B

    SRQP



  1. 1. There are many roads into the world of books, but the way of fiction is probably the most common.
    P. Then too the appeal of the story, whether told as poem, play, history, biography, or novel is primitive and strong.
    Q. The reason is plain.
    R. They are to us what epic poetry was to the Greeks and Romans, what the stage was to the Elizabethans.
    S. The novel and the short story come closer to the experience of the modern reader than any other form of contemporary writing.
    6 Mankind’s delight in stories is as timeless and universal as the art of the story teller.
    1. QSRP
    2. SRPQ
    3. RSQP
    4. PRSQ

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: A

    QSRP