Ordering of Sentences


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. A bad habit is harmful, none as harmful as smoking.
    P. But habit is second nature, smokers remain smokers for life
    Q. Besides being expensive, smoking does injury to one’s health
    R. In the long run he may get something worse-lung cancer
    S. A smoker gets nothing but smoke for his money
    6. Then why get that bad habit?
    1. RPQS
    2. QRPS
    3. SPRQ
    4. PRQS

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    QRPS

    Correct Option: B

    QRPS


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. Pollution is one of the evils brought about by the growth of science.
    P. Air pollution has very harmful effects.
    Q. They pollute the air and the atmosphere.
    R. It is making the environment, water and air dirty.
    S. Factories and industries keep throwing out smoke which contains toxic gases.
    6. People living in the surroundings breathe the impure air and are affected by diseases of the lungs and heart.
    1. PSQR
    2. RPSQ
    3. QPSR
    4. SPQR

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    SPQR

    Correct Option: D

    SPQR



  1. 1. When Galileo went home, he began to experiment with the pendulum.
    P. When he showed it to his teachers, they were delighted.
    Q. It was not long before physicians were all using the instrument to count the heart–beats of their patients.
    R. Soon he had invented an instrument which marked the rate of pulse-beats.
    S. Then the clock makers began to use the pendulum to keep time.
    6. Today it has many other uses.
    1. PQRS
    2. QRPS
    3. SPQR
    4. RPQS

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: D

    RPQS


  1. 1. My friend went to live in a village.
    P. But is was a very slow animal.
    Q. So my friend bought a donkey for Rs. 500
    R. One day his new neighbour told him that he must buy a donkey.
    S. Every family there had a donkey.
    6. It did not like to work.
    1. RSQP
    2. PQRS
    3. SRQP
    4. QRSP

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    SRQP

    Correct Option: C

    SRQP



  1. 1. India’s uniqueness lies in its unity in diversity.
    P. So the problems of India should not be viewed in isolation.
    Q. Because of this factor, there are problems here and there at times.
    R. India is a multireligious, multicultural and multilingual country.
    S. But even small countries with monolithic society have more problems.
    6. And India is poised for success in all fields.
    1. PSRQ
    2. QSPR
    3. SRQP
    4. RQSP

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: B

    QSPR