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. It is very misleading to say that computers can ‘think’ like people.
    P. However, they make it possible for people to ‘bottle’ thought.
    Q.They have no more a mind of their own than a lawn mower.
    R. They can not.
    S. You work out how to do a particular job, write a program and then the computer applies your thinking to that job as long as you like.
    6. In this sense computers are half alive because they perpetuate thinking of their creators.
    1. RQPS
    2. PSRQ
    3. SQPR
    4. QSRP

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: A

    RQPS


  1. 1. No one can deny that peasant forms the backbone of the nation.
    P. Hence he is the most useful member of the society.
    Q. Yet this fellow is exploited by the rich.
    R.He grows food for the whole country.
    S. It is our duty to improve his lot.
    6. We should grant him the social status he deserves.
    1. RPQS
    2. RSPQ
    3. SRPQ
    4. SPQR

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: A

    RPQS



  1. 1. There are examinations at school which a pupil can pass by cramming the texts.
    P. But for spiritual knowledge mere memory of holy texts will be of no use in passing the tests.
    Q. One can score in them by the power of memory.
    R. A competent guru alone can provide the necessary guidance to an earnest disciple.
    S. What the text says has to be reflected upon and experienced by the speaker.
    6. Thus, reading, reflection and experience are the three stages in gaining spiritual knowledge.
    1. RSPQ
    2. RSQP
    3. SRPQ
    4. QPSR

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: D

    QPSR


Direction: In these questions, the first and the last part of the sentences are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence 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. Oliver dozed off again and it has been bright day for hours when Oliver opened his eyes.
    P. He belonged to the world again.
    Q. In three day’s time, he was able to sit in any easy chair, well propped up with pillows, and he was still too weak to walk
    R. He felt cheerful and happy
    S. The crisis of the disease was safely past
    6. Mrs. Beduin had him carried downstairs into the little housekeeper’s room which belonged to her.
    1. PQRS
    2. RSPQ
    3. QRSP
    4. SPQR

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    QRSP

    Correct Option: C

    QRSP



  1. 1. The student came late to the school
    P. He went home weeping.
    Q. The watchman didn’t allow him inside the school
    R. The boy was waiting outside for sometime.
    S. He then decided to go home
    6. It was a bad day for him
    1. QSPR
    2. QSRP
    3. QRSP
    4. QPSR

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    QRSP

    Correct Option: C

    QRSP