Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In each of the following questions, choose the most appropriate sequence of sentences from the given choices.

  1. S1: By presenting yoga as one of the monumental achievements of Indian thought, PM Modi is increasing the country's visibility in the world market.
    (i) Not just to attract tourists to yoga retreats, but also to assert its intellectual rights.
    (ii) Yoga is big business , estimated at US$10 billion a year in the United States alone, and India needs to be associated with it.
    (iii) He will not allow the distraction of religion to interfere with return on his investment.
    (iv). The country has been fighting attempts by Western gurus to patent yoga poses, assembling a repository of over 1,500 asanas to keep them free.
    S6: The Yoga Day will also demonstrate Modi's ability to mobilise such large tracts of the Indian population.
    1. (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
    2. (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
    3. (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
    4. (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

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    Sentences (iii) and (ii) make a pair.

    Correct Option: C

    Sentences (iii) and (ii) make a pair.


  1. S1: Pope Francis claims that the environment cannot be saved by market forces alone and requires a spiritual transformation of the society.
    (i) But the scepticism about market-based solutions to climate change is rooted in misunderstanding.
    (ii) The approach puts a price on carbon, on that businesses and consumers are held responsible for the environmental consequences of their actions.
    (iii) Thus, this approach adopts 'polluters pay' principle, which the pope also endorses.
    (iv) A market-based approach to controlling green-house gas emission-through carbon taxes or tradable emissions permits - does,in fact, reflect moral conviction.
    S6: However, this should not be constructed as 'prayers pollute', that is, 'if you pay can pollute'.
    1. (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
    2. (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
    3. (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
    4. (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)

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    Sentences (iii) and S6 connect.

    Correct Option: A

    connectsSentences (iii) and S6 connect.



  1. S1: A world with terrorism harbours actors and events that unsettle established concepts of territory, faith, law, morality, order and war.
    (i) Does it include Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Palestine?
    (ii) If so, how many states are on the list?
    (iii) Should we tie them to the states in which they are based?
    (iv) Should the perpetrators be brought to criminal justice or treated as military opponents?
    S6: What about the United States and Israel, if their operatives undertake actions at odds with international conventions?
    1. (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
    2. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
    3. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
    4. (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)

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    Sentences (i), (ii) and (iii) discuss states and (i) forms a pair with S6.

    Correct Option: C

    Sentences (i), (ii) and (iii) discuss states and (i) forms a pair with S6.


Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/ 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 sentence/ passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. 1. The teacher asked the boys to be quiet.
    P. The boys opened their books.
    Q. Suddenly there was some noise outside.
    R. Then he asked them to open their books.
    S. The teacher looked outside.
    6. A dog had entered in the school premises.
    1. QSRP
    2. PRSQ
    3. RPQS
    4. SQRP

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: C

    RPQS



  1. 1. It was my first day in college.
    P. They took me to their room.
    Q. As I entered, two seniors approached me.
    R. I was happy to follow them.
    S. They offered to help me to locate my classroom.
    6. There they forced me to part with my money and the wrist watch.
    1. PRQS
    2. RPQS
    3. QSRP
    4. SPQR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: C

    QSRP