Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the first 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. The king of the oilfield is the driller.
    P. During the process of drilling, gas and oil may be met.
    Q. He is a very skilled man.
    R. If this rushes out and catches fire it is dangerous.
    S. Sometimes he sends his drill more than a mile.
    6. This danger is well-known and steps are taken to prevent it.
    1. PQRS
    2. QSPR
    3. QPRS
    4. QSRP

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: B

    QSPR


  1. 1. When she got to her house, there was nothing to retrieve.
    P. All valuables were smashed or stolen.
    Q. The curtains were burned; books were ripped to shreds.
    R. Her medals and trophies had been flung everywhere.
    S. The house had been completely ransacked.
    6. Mrs. M stood in the centre of her bedroom looking at a ruined copy of the Holy book, forcing back her tears.
    1. PQRS
    2. PRQS
    3. SPRQ
    4. RSQP

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: C

    SPRQ



Direction: In the following passage, 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 you ponder over
    P. that the only hope
    Q. you will realize
    R. of world peace lies
    S. the question deeply
    6. in the United Nations
    1. QRSP
    2. SPQR
    3. SQPR
    4. RSPQ

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: C

    SQPR


  1. 1. When the Governor
    P. the bell had rung
    Q. justice should be immediately
    R. he ordered that
    S. found out why
    6. done to the horse
    1. RSPQ
    2. PQSR
    3. SPRQ
    4. SQRP

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: C

    SPRQ



  1. 1. A nation
    P. the material assets it possesses
    Q. is not made by
    R. and collective determination
    S. but by the will
    6. of the people
    1. PQRS
    2. QPSR
    3. RSPQ
    4. SRPQ

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: B

    QPSR