Ordering of Sentences


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 : Most people are afraid of snakes.
    P : There may, be some truth in this theory, because Monkeys have a deep, instinctive fear of pythons and other tree snakes.
    Q : But this fear is as irrational as the fear of ghosts.
    R : Any way, snakes have been feared and hated for thousands of years.
    S : The fear of snakes, according to some biologists, may be an instinct passed on to us by our ancestors.
    6 : In the literature of many countries the snake is regarded as a symbol of evil.
    1. PQRS
    2. QPSR
    3. RQSP
    4. QSPR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: D

    QSPR


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.

  1. National Integrity means National Unity for all.
    (P) They are the evils of Communalism and Regionalism
    (Q) Our Government is taking steps to remove such tendencies.
    (R) But there are some evil tendencies in our society to hamper our unity.
    (S) The feeling of Indianness should be achieved to preserve our unity.
    (6) And this is what every Indian should aim at.
    1. SRQP
    2. QPRS
    3. QRPS
    4. QSPR

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    SRQP

    Correct Option: A

    SRQP



  1. Satellites have been launched into space for various purposes.
    (P) The other satellites we have launched are the Bhaskara, Apple and Insat-IA, IB, IC.
    (Q) We have launched our first satellite Aryabhatta on 19th April, 1975.
    (R) Our latest achievement is the launching of PSLV rocket.
    (S) Therefore in satellite technology, we are able to compete with other developed countries.
    (6) Only a few other countries have developed satellite technology.
    1. QPRS
    2. QRPS
    3. SQPR
    4. SQRP

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    QPRS

    Correct Option: A

    QPRS


  1. Democracy is the primary goal of our Indian Constitution.
    (P) If representatives do not rule according to the wishes of the people, they are changed in the next election.
    (Q) In a democracy, the people are the rulers.
    (R) New representatives who are aware of the needs of the people take their place.
    (S) They rule through their elected representatives.
    (6) Thus in a democracy, the responsibilities of the people are great.
    1. SQPR
    2. QPSR
    3. QSPR
    4. QSRP

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: C

    QSPR



  1. We were taking tea at the Rathna Tea Stall.
    (P) We found a tourist bus which had just rammed into a tamarind tree on the roadside.
    (Q) We rushed out of the tea stall.
    (R) We helped the passengers to get out of the bus.
    (S) Suddenly we heard a loud noise followed by a cry for help.
    (6) We informed the hospital and also the police about accident.
    1. SQPR
    2. QSRP
    3. PRSQ
    4. RSQP

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: A

    SQPR