Ordering of Sentences


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. Once a week Deesa led Moti Guj, the elephant, down to the river.
    P. After inspection the two would stand up.
    Q. Then Deesa looked at his feet and examined his whole body for sores.
    R. The animal knew it was time to return.
    S. The elephant lay down on his side, while Deesa rubbed him with a coir scrubber.
    6. Both the elephant and the trainer would return home.
    1. SQPR
    2. QSRP
    3. QPRS
    4. RQSP

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: A

    SQPR


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.

  1. 1 : One of his greatest successes was to improve the water supply.
    P : The lepers could obtain it for filling a vessel at a mountain stream.
    Q : They carried it to the village on their sore covered shoulders.
    R : Water was scarce.
    S : They had to go some distance to wash their clothes.
    6 : That was one reason they remained dirty as often
    1. RPQS
    2. PQRS
    3. QPRS
    4. RQPS

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: A

    RPQS



  1. 1 : In our home everyone drinks milk at least once a day.
    P : All these we owe to our milkman
    Q : We, the children get milk twice a day.
    R : He says, he is 18, but he is not sure.
    S : We also eat curd, and enjoy buttermilk.
    6 : Probably he needs more milk than we.
    1. SRPQ
    2. QSPR
    3. PRQS
    4. PSRQ

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: B

    QSPR


  1. 1: A man should give the same care to himself that he gives to his car.
    P : And sooner or later there comes a complete break down.
    Q : -Everyday tens of thousands of men are trying to work when their bodies and minds are in need of repair work.
    R : For worry pulls down the mind and fatigue pulls down the body.
    S : He does not try to drive his car when there is something wrong with it, he has to put it in order.
    6 : Man should realise that most worry and fatigue can be prevented.
    1. PSRQ
    2. QPSR
    3. RSQP
    4. SQPR

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: D

    SQPR



  1. 1 : One of the reasons why people wear clothes is to protect their bodies.
    P : In cold countries, on the other hand, people wear woollen clothes which keep the body warm.
    Q : Besides cotton and wool, new fibres such as nylon and rayon are also used today for clothes.
    R : In hot countries like India, people wear clothes made of cotton which are cool.
    S : The body has to be protected from cold and heat.
    6 : We can say, therefore, that all our clothes are made from three different materials-animal fur or skins, plant fibres and artifical fibres.
    1. PQRS
    2. SRPQ
    3. QSRP
    4. PSRQ

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: B

    SRPQ