Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In each of 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. We stayed on the second floor of an individual house.
    P. Then she would add the three fourths water that he would anyway add to the milk.
    Q. One day she said to him that he was too old to climb upstairs with the heavy can of milk.
    R. My mother was very angry with the old man who brought diluted milk to us.
    S. She suggested to him that he should come up with the can, one fourth full with milk.
    6. So that he was not burdened with climbing upstairs with the heavy can.
    1. QRSP
    2. RQSP
    3. PQRQ
    4. SPRQ

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    RQSP

    Correct Option: B

    RQSP


  1. 1. I usually sleep quite well in the train, but this time I slept only a little.
    P. Most people wanted it shut and I wanted it open.
    Q. Soon there was a quarrel about the window.
    R. The quarrel left me completely upset.
    S. There were too may people and too much luggage all around.
    6. The window was shut all night as usual.
    1. RSQP
    2. SQPR
    3. SQRP
    4. RSPQ

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: B

    SQPR



  1. 1. On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe.
    P. At one point, he bent over with a big smile, showing me a single gold tooth and a dingy fez.
    Q. Soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me.
    R. But this one wouldn't budge.
    S. We had been cautioned about beggars and told to ignore them.
    6. Finally a man walked over to me and whispered, “Hey buddy, this guy is your waiter and he wants to take your order”.
    1. SQRP
    2. SQPR
    3. QSRP
    4. QSPR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: C

    QSRP


  1. 1. Siem Reap is a small town near the temple of Angkor Wat.
    P. There are some fine examples of Khmer and French architecture.
    Q. The town is charming and worth exploring.
    R. In Angkor Wat you will find more than 100 stone mouments and temples.
    S. Now a days, visitors are using it as a base for visits to nearby temples.
    6. To see the whole town can take several days.
    1. QPSR
    2. PSRQ
    3. RSPQ
    4. SPRQ

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: A

    QPSR



  1. 1. There was a boy named Ali.
    P. They asked him to find work.
    Q. He lived with his parents.
    R. But Ali refused to work.
    S. They were very poor.
    6. They asked him to leave the house.
    1. RQPS
    2. PSQR
    3. QSPR
    4. SQPR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: C

    QSPR