Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentences of the passage/sentence 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 sentences/parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. 1. Trees have many uses.
    P. They give us fruit, wood, gum, oil, medicines and spices.
    Q.Forest keep the air cool and bring rain.
    R. Trees give us many other useful things.
    S. Trees give out oxygen and maintain the level of oxygen in the air.
    6. We can take shelter under the trees in the scorching summer sun
    1. RPQS
    2. QPSR
    3. PQRS
    4. SRPQ

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    PQRS

    Correct Option: C

    PQRS


  1. 1. The government on Thursday
    P. which was imposed to check
    Q.that led to exodus of northeast people
    R.withdrew the ban on bulk SMS and MMS
    S. the spread of rumours related to the violence in Assam
    6. from Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Pune.
    1. RPSQ
    2. QSPR
    3. QPSR
    4. RPQS

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: A

    RPSQ



  1. 1. The new government was formed.
    P. Now an administrator runs the show.
    Q.The secretary has now announced a change of intentions.
    R. Then the earlier board was disbanded.
    S. They plan to hand down the cooperative to some private player.
    6. Thus the State transport minister plans to revive the water transportation system
    1. RPQS
    2. PQSR
    3. QSPR
    4. SPQR

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: A

    RPQS


  1. 1. Shark fin soup is one of the cruelest dishes in the world.
    P. Then they are thrown back into the water.
    Q.The poor sharks are trapped.
    R. They usually bleed to death or drown.
    S. Their fins are sliced off.
    6. As many as 73 million sharks meet this fate every year.
    1. QSPR
    2. RSQP
    3. QSRP
    4. SQPR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: A

    QSRP



  1. 1. Few men can exert the full power of their intellect
    P. and of course the injury done to the health
    Q.at the time when nature prescribes sleep
    R. must in the long run have a bad effect
    S. without ruining their health thereby,
    6. on the quality of work done.
    1. QSPR
    2. SQPR
    3. SQRP
    4. SRQP

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: B

    SQPR