Ordering of Sentences


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

  1. (i) During harvest time, ITC offers to buy the crop directly from any farmer at the previous day's closing price.
    (ii) They can also find information about new farming techniques and use e-Choupal to order seed, fertilizer and even consumer goods from ITC or its partners at competitive prices.
    (iii) I order to help farmers earn better price for their product, ITC provides current information on several aspects to the farmers in rural areas through the e-Choupal initiative.
    (iv) Using an internet connection, farmers can obtain the daily closing prices on local mandis as well as track global price trends.
    1. (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
    2. (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
    3. (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
    4. (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)

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    Sentence (iii) is an opening sentence, (iv) gives details about (iii) and (ii) gives further information.

    Correct Option: C

    Sentence (iii) is an opening sentence, (iv) gives details about (iii) and (ii) gives further information.


  1. (i) That is an important point to remember if you get a little disappointed when there are not as many comments to your discussion as you would like.
    (ii) Many people were unsure whether they had anything to offer, while others simply wanted to watch, listen and learn.
    (iii) Remember, there are those silently listening, so you are adding value to someone's business life; you just may not see it at the time.
    (iv) I recently asked a large group, 'What stops you from taking part in or starting a discussion?' and the answers surprised me.
    1. (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
    2. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
    3. (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
    4. (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

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    The term 'important point' of (i) is in (ii). Answer to (iv) is in (ii) and (iii) is the conclusion/learning.

    Correct Option: C

    The term 'important point' of (i) is in (ii). Answer to (iv) is in (ii) and (iii) is the conclusion/learning.



  1. (i) When we care, we share.
    (ii) Whatever it was, it altered your pulse rate, which in turn makes you inevitably pass it on.
    (iii) No doubt there will have been an emotion involved; maybe something made you laugh heartily, made you angry or sad or feel totally in awe.
    (iv) Think of all the YouTube videos or images you have shared in the past and look at what it was that made you share them.
    1. (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
    2. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
    3. (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
    4. (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

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    Thew paragraph begins with a statement (i) and concludes with (ii), which gives the reason for sharing.

    Correct Option: A

    Thew paragraph begins with a statement (i) and concludes with (ii), which gives the reason for sharing.


  1. (i) If the comments show you have an issue in your business that needs fixing, it is better that you know about it, is it not?
    (ii) You will get both good and not-so-good comments, but the not-so-good comments are as valuable to your business as the good.
    (iii) You can then apologies, react to the issue and make it good, for everyone to see.
    (iv) How cool would it be to get your customer's feed-back in real time, as it is happening?
    1. (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
    2. (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
    3. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
    4. (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)

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    (b) The sequence is; Feedback----good/not so good----not so good valuable----why? Needs fixing----make it good.

    Correct Option: B

    (b) The sequence is; Feedback----good/not so good----not so good valuable----why? Needs fixing----make it good.



  1. (i) Even Republican lawmakers, who were quick to slam Obama's statement, praised the idea of an even playing field.
    (ii) 'Surprise!' wrote Comcast executive David Cohen in a press release.
    (iii) The next day, Comcast, the nation's biggest broadband provider, seemed to concur.
    (iv) 'We agree with the President's principles on Net neutrality'.
    1. (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
    2. (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
    3. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
    4. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)

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    Sentence (iv) must come after (iii) as (iii) mentions 'seemed to concur' and (iv) says 'We agree'. (i) must come last as it talks about 'Even Republican' agreeing with Obama's statement and the other three sentences discuss others agreeing with the president.

    Correct Option: A

    Sentence (iv) must come after (iii) as (iii) mentions 'seemed to concur' and (iv) says 'We agree'. (i) must come last as it talks about 'Even Republican' agreeing with Obama's statement and the other three sentences discuss others agreeing with the president.