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 sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. One of the most widely spread bad habits
    P. which is now smoked or chewed by men
    Q.and even by children
    R. often by women
    S. is the use of tobacco
    6. almost all over the world.
    1. S P R Q
    2. P Q R S
    3. S R Q P
    4. P Q S R

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    S P R Q

    Correct Option: A

    S P R Q


Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 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.

  1. 1. Failure is nothing to be ashamed of for there is hardly any man who has not failed in life, not once but many times.
    P. What is important is the way we take our failure
    Q. It has been well said that he who never made a mistake never achieved anything of great worth
    R. From the little child who tries to stand up to the would-be conqueror who tries to con
    quer some new territory, everyone has to face failure
    S. If we face our failure boldly and resolve to fight again we are sure to achieve victory in the long run
    6. Thus failures can prove stepping stones in our march to victory.
    1. RSQP
    2. PQRS
    3. RPQS
    4. RQPS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: D

    RQPS



  1. 1. One Botany professor always tried to convince his students that his branch of biology is superior to all the others
    P. His most persuasive argument, however, came during a laboratory session
    Q. And they don’t eat very much
    R. Examining the cells of a pear, the professor cut a slice for the microscopic slide and took a bite of the rest of the specimen
    S. Plants, he noted never run away or bite
    6. “You won’t be doing that in a Zoology lab,” he said.
    1. PRSQ
    2. SQPR
    3. PSRQ
    4. SQRP

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    PRSQ

    Correct Option: A

    PRSQ


  1. 1. In this life there are no gains without pains,
    P. No victory is a real triumph unless the foe is worthy
    Q. Life, indeed, would be dull if there were no difficulties
    R. Both winner and loser enjoy a game most if it is closely contested to the last
    S. Gainers lose their zest if there is no real struggle
    6. Whether we like it or not, life is one continuous competition.
    1. PQRS
    2. QSRP
    3. QRSP
    4. RSPQ

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    QRSP

    Correct Option: C

    QRSP



  1. 1. Phobic reactions are strong, irrational fears of specific objects or situations
    P. But there is no objective danger
    Q. For example, when a person is extremely fearful of birds, snakes, heights or closed places, the label phobia is applied to the person’s fear and avoidance
    R. He usually recognizes that his fear is irrational
    S. A person suffering from phobic neurosis knows what he is afraid of
    6. But he cannot control it.
    1. QPSR
    2. SRQP
    3. SQPR
    4. RSQP

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: A

    QPSR