Ordering of Sentences


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

  1. (i) Aruna shanbaug's long-drawn and agonizing struggles came to an end on may 18.
    (ii) Shanbaug has become the face of euthanasia debate in the country.
    (iii) After being in a vegetative state for 42 years, Shanbaug, 67, died in King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai after a Cardiac arrest.
    (iv) Shanbaug died in the same hospital where she had worked as a nurse and whose nursing staff took loving care of her more than 40 years.
    1. (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
    2. (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
    3. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
    4. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)

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    Sentence (i) is an opening sentence and uses the full name of Aruna. (ii) uses perfect tense and is the last sentence.

    Correct Option: D

    Sentence (i) is an opening sentence and uses the full name of Aruna. Sentence (ii) uses perfect tense and is the last sentence.


  1. (i) For a kurta which sells for Rs. 800-1200 the weaver gets less than Rs. 32, since value addition happens outsides the weaver's village.
    (ii) The village once had a flourishing khadi industry, but is today in shambles.
    (iii) A booming global market for khadi has little impact on the lives of hand loom weavers.
    (iv) To make matters worse, hand loom are now pitched against a highly competitive mills and power looms market.
    1. (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
    2. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
    3. (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
    4. (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

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    Sentence (iii) is the opening sentence, the rest of the sentences elaborate the subject; 'in a shambles' in (ii) connects with 'makes matters worse' in (iv).

    Correct Option: C

    Sentence (iii) is the opening sentence, the rest of the sentences elaborate the subject; 'in a shambles' in (ii) connects with 'makes matters worse' in (iv)



  1. (i) The organisations have their reasons for such differential pricing, such as expanding internet access in price sensitive markets such as India.
    (ii) Airtel was recently under customer fire for pricing differentially calls made over the internet.
    (iii) However, all these actions amount to violating net neutrality and may result in discriminatory internet access to unsuspecting customers.
    (iv) Reliance Communications, too, was under fire for offering Facebook access at a lower internet cost.
    1. (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
    2. (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
    3. (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
    4. (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)

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    Sentence (ii) and (iv) form a pair - the key word is 'too' in (iv). 'Actions' of (iii) refer to the 'reasons' in (i).

    Correct Option: B

    Sentence (ii) and (iv) form a pair - the key word is 'too' in (iv). 'Actions' of (iii) refer to the 'reasons' in (i).


  1. (i) Snooping or prying into the private affairs of others has a long history and created many political storms.
    (ii) The surfacing of the news and the ensuing loud debate in the press of spying on Netaji's family members is a recent example.
    (iii) In a security context, snooping is unauthorized access to another person's or company's data and is similar to eavesdropping
    (iv) Although snooping has a negative connotation in general, in computer technology it can refer to any programme or utility that performs a monitoring function.
    1. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
    2. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
    3. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
    4. (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

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    Sentence (i) and (ii) form a pair. (iv) mentions a different aspect of snooping.

    Correct Option: A

    Sentence (i) and (ii) form a pair. (iv) mentions a different aspect of snooping.



  1. (i) We who live in India may not have noticed this quirky behavior because cricket is so intrinsic to our lives.
    (ii) She saw some others wielding imaginary bats, hitting imaginary sixes and making 'tok' sounds with their tongues.
    (iii) An NRI visiting Delhi said she notices many boys and men volleying imaginary balls at an imaginary player while walking down a corridor or a footpath.
    (iv) They did all this imaginary play, even when their thoughts were occupied somewhere else.
    1. (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
    2. (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
    3. (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
    4. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

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    The term 'all this' in (iv) refers to actions described in (iii) and (ii).

    Correct Option: B

    The term 'all this' in (iv) refers to actions described in (iii) and (ii).