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 iscorrect.

  1. 1. Religion can bring revolution in the country.
    P. Younger generation should read religious books.
    Q. But it should be practised from within.
    R. They will learn values of life from those books.
    S. Their actions must be properly motivated.
    6. Then they can be better human beings in Indian society.
    1. QPRS
    2. QRPS
    3. RSPQ
    4. PRQS

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    QPRS

    Correct Option: A

    QPRS


  1. 1. Adversity is a curse.
    P. When every thing goes on well, we are tempted to take matters easy.
    Q. But, it has its uses also.
    R. But adversity prompts us to exert ourselves.
    S. We fall into a life of comfort and idleness.
    6. This develops our latent powers, enabling us to prosper in life.
    1. QSPR
    2. QPSR
    3. QRSP
    4. QSRP

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: B

    QPSR



  1. 1. Time flows on without any stop.
    P. In fact change is the law of nature.
    Q. The condition in which a man lives. his ideas and thoughts are changing from age to age.
    R. This is true not only of physical life.
    S. That is why, things are always changing.
    6.Thus, our mode of living and ideas are different from those of our grandfathers.
    1. SRPQ
    2. SQPR
    3. SPQR
    4. SPRQ

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: D

    SPRQ


  1. 1. In summer tiny oysters are collected.
    P. Then each oyster is taken out and a small hole is drilled in its shell.
    Q. There they are kept for three years.
    R. A tiny piece of sand is put inside the oyster.
    S. They are placed in trays and planted in the sea.
    6. Then the oysters are again left in the sea.
    1. QSPR
    2. SQPR
    3. RPSQ
    4. PSRQ

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: B

    SQPR



  1. 1. The master returned home after sometime.
    P. The snake was lying dead under the cradle.
    Q. He went into the room where the baby was sleeping.
    R. It had been killed by his dog.
    S. He noticed a snake.
    6. He realised that his dog had saved his baby.
    1. SRPQ
    2. QRPS
    3. QSPR
    4. PQRS

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: C

    QSPR