Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last part/sentence of the sentence/group of sentence are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence 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 and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. Glorious tributes were paid
    P. who, after fighting a battle with cancer,
    Q. the original superstar of Bollywood
    R. passed away last month
    S. to the legendary Rajesh Khanna.
    6. at his residence in Mumbai.
    1. SQRP
    2. SQPR
    3. SRPQ
    4. QSPR

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: B

    SQPR


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(s) and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. 1. Children like to celebrate their birthday.
    P. In addition to birthday presents, they also receive greetings.
    Q. It provides an opportunity for them to enjoy themselves with their friends.
    R. The birthday presents also add to their joy.
    S. Nobody can deny that company of friends is joyful.
    6. All these factors make birthday worth celebrating.
    1. QSRP
    2. RPQS
    3. SRPQ
    4. QRSP

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: A

    QSRP



  1. 1. The Pyramids are beautiful enormous structures.
    P. A mummy is the dead body of a human being to which oils and spices have been applied to prevent it from decaying.
    Q. They are the tombs of the old kings of Egypt who were called the Pharaohs.
    R. These mummies were placed inside these great Pyramids.
    S. The bodies of the Pharaohs were made into mummies when they died.
    6. Near them, were placed, gold, silver, food, furniture and other things because it was believed that the mummies might require them after death.
    1. SPRQ
    2. QSRP
    3. QPRS
    4. QSPR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: D

    QSPR


  1. 1. Katherine Mansfield was born in Wellington, New Zealand.
    P. In 1908 she went back to the London which she felt to be her spiritual home.
    Q. She was sent to Queen’s College School, London in her fifteenth year to ‘finish’ her education.
    R. She remained there for four years.
    S. Soon after returning to New Zealand, she became dissatisfied.
    6. She hoped to make a literary career there.
    1. QRSP
    2. RSQP
    3. PQRS
    4. PSRQ

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    QRSP

    Correct Option: A

    QRSP



  1. 1. India is rapidly coming under the influence of western culture.
    P. Earlier India had its own moral and social values.
    Q. This change can be seen in our education system, marriages, food habits and daily routine.
    R. But today they have changed enormously.
    S. The effect of westernization is visible everywhere in India.
    6. It may be harmful to forget our culture and values completely.
    1. QSRP
    2. PQSR
    3. SPRQ
    4. PSRQ

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: C

    SPRQ