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. One day G. Washington was riding along a road.
    P. The beam was too heavy to lift without help.
    Q. The Corporal was giving them orders.
    R. On the way, he saw soldiers lifting a heavy beam.
    S. They needed just one more man.
    6. G. Washington dismounted and helped the soldiers to lift the beam.
    1. RQPS
    2. QPRS
    3. SQRP
    4. QRPS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: A

    RQPS


  1. 1. The telephone is the most tyrannical of all the machines we have invented.
    P. We might be watching television, reading a book, or doing some gardening.
    Q. It uses us more than we use it.
    R. But at the first summon, we hasten to answer its call.
    S. It rings frantically whenever we are in the middle of doing something else.
    6. Are we not like slaves hastening to their whipcracking masters?
    1. SPRQ
    2. SRPQ
    3. QSPR
    4. QPSR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: C

    QSPR



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 iscorrect.

  1. 1. First Deserve and then Desire.
    P. Earlier I was very ambitious and wanted to fulfil my desires by hook or by crook.
    Q.One can be exposed any time and put to shame.
    R. This saying proved to be a mantra for success in my life.
    S. But I realised that success through short cuts is shortlived.
    6. I followed this saying and today I am a successful businessman.
    1. SPQR
    2. RPSQ
    3. PRSQ
    4. QRPS

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: B

    RPSQ


  1. 1. My hobby is to collect thought provoking articles from newspapers, magazines and Journals.
    P. It has made me a much sought after speaker.
    Q. It keeps me updated and helps me in my profession.
    R. My successful talks give me selfsatisfaction and fame.
    S. Whenever I have to deliver a talk on topics such as education, personality development, stress management, I have a lot to say.
    6. There is no doubt that a hobby is a boon if it combines pleasure and usefulness.
    1. QSPR
    2. RSPQ
    3. SPQR
    4. PQRS

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: A

    QSPR



  1. 1. We wanted to relax and have fun.
    P. All of us agreed to share responsbilities.
    Q. Two of us took our cars.
    R. We decided to go on a picnic at Lodhi Gardens.
    S. Each one of us brought one dish, some fruits and sweets.
    6. We enjoyed ourselves a lot and felt a welcome change in our monotonous life.
    1. SPQR
    2. PRQS
    3. RPQS
    4. SRPQ

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: C

    RPQS