Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last part of the sentences/passage are numbered and (6). The rest of the sentences/passage are (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/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. The farmer wanted to please the men.
    (P) The poor donkey struggled and kicked.
    (Q) They tied his legs together and slung him on a pole.
    (R) The farmer and his son put the ends of the pole on their shoulders.
    (S) He and his son got off the donkey.
    (6) They walked into the town carrying the donkey.
    1. PQRS
    2. SQRP
    3. RSQP
    4. QSPR

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    SQRP

    Correct Option: B

    SQRP


  1. Three painters competed for a prize.
    (P) Ram painted a curtain.
    (Q) A butterfly came and sat on the bunch of flowers – was painted by Shyam.
    (R) And an ox tried to eat from the basket of apples – was painted by Sohan.
    (S) And the judge himself tried to lift the curtain.
    (6) So Ram got the prize.
    1. PSQR
    2. PQRS
    3. PSRQ
    4. QRPS

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    PQRS

    Correct Option: B

    PQRS



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. When they heard the bell
    P. out of his clothes
    Q. as quickly
    R. every boy scrambled
    S. and got into bed
    6. as possible
    1. QRPS
    2. PSQR
    3. RQSP
    4. RPSQ

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: D

    RPSQ


  1. 1. The symptoms of
    P. and certain other changes
    Q. what is popularly called
    R. serious forgetfulness, confusion
    S. “serility” include
    6. in personality behaviour.
    1. QSRP
    2. PQRS
    3. SRQP
    4. QPSR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: A

    QSRP



  1. 1. In order to judge the inside of others, study your own
    P. and though one has one’s prevailing passion,
    Q. for, men, in general are very much alike
    R. yet their operations are very much the same
    S. and another has another
    6. and whatever engages or disgusts, pleases or offends you in others, will engage, disgust, please or offend others in you.
    1. QPSR
    2. PQRS
    3. RQPS
    4. PRQS

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: A

    QPSR