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. Suddenly the man heard the low hum of an engine.
    P. Instead, it grew louder and louder and seemed to be coming from above.
    Q. At first he thought that it must be a car travelling along the road he had recently left.
    R. He looked up quickly and saw an aeroplane cutting a crazy, zigzag path across the sky.
    S. He expected the noise to fade away in the distance.
    6. It disappeared for an instant behind some clouds, then emerged and plunged into the field.
    1. QSPR
    2. SPRQ
    3. RPSQ
    4. QPRS

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: A

    QSPR


  1. 1. Marine biology is the study of organisms in the ocean.
    P. At a fundamental level, marine life helps determine the very nature of our planet.
    Q. Marine life is a vast resource.
    R. Shorelines are also shaped and protected by marine life.
    S. Marine organisms contribute significantly to the oxygen cycle.
    6. Marine biology covers a great deal, from the microscopic to the huge whales.
    1. PSRQ
    2. QPSR
    3. RPSQ
    4. SPQR

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: B

    QPSR



  1. 1. Why should I tell you again and again?
    P. They know what they have to do.
    Q. Don’t you know your duties?
    R. Only you require to be told.
    S. Other students need not be told.
    6. I will not tolerate this anymore.
    1. QSPR
    2. QRPS
    3. SPRQ
    4. QPSR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: A

    QSPR


Direction: In the following questions, the first 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. An officer in Andhra Pradesh
    P. found that the tribals put
    Q. materials in turbid water
    R. who was in charge of tribal development
    S. certain gum and wood
    6. to make the water clear.
    1. PSRQ
    2. PQSR
    3. RPSQ
    4. RSPQ

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: C

    RPSQ



  1. 1. Use bright, cheerful, favourable words and phrases to describe other people. Make it
    P. for all your friends and associates.
    Q. Be extremely careful
    R. a rule to have a big, positive word
    S. to avoid
    6. the petty cut-him-down language.
    1. RSPQ
    2. RPQS
    3. QRPS
    4. PQRS

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: B

    RPQS