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. Most libraries divide the catalogue cards into two.
    P. On the other hand if one wishes to find a book on a specific subject, subject cards can be consulted.
    Q. Apart from author, title and subject, these cards can also contain other necessary information.
    R.If one knows the author or title, the book can be located with the author cards.
    S. They are author and title cards in one and the subject cards in the other.
    6. This includes publisher and year of publication.
    1. RSPQ
    2. QSRP
    3. SRPQ
    4. PQRS

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: C

    SRPQ


  1. 1. Valence sat behind driver’s seat in her blue car.
    P. The marchers, suddenly broke out into a noise like a cheering football crowd.
    Q.As she watched, a loud racket began.
    R. It went on and on.
    S. The men swung their spoons and ladles and spatulas and drummed on cars and canisters.
    6. An endless monotonous ‘clang–clang–clang’ rose up from all sides.
    1. SPRQ
    2. RSPQ
    3. QPSR
    4. QSRP

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: C

    QPSR



  1. 1. Many people like to eat pizza, but not everyone knows how to make it.
    P. However, these are ways for making a basic version at home.
    Q.Then you must add sauce and cheese.
    R. Making the perfect pizza can be complicated.
    S. When you make pizza, begin with the crust.
    6. The best part of making pizza at home is that you can customize it.
    1. RSQP
    2. PSRQ
    3. SQPR
    4. RPSQ

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: C

    SQPR


  1. 1. The programme examines the four great inventions,
    P. cell phones, cars, planes and sky scrapers
    Q.the people, processes, ideas and eureka moments
    R. The programme celebrates
    S. that define and continually shape the modern world,
    6. that have led to their development.
    1. SPRQ
    2. SRPQ
    3. SRQP
    4. SPQR

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: A

    SPRQ



  1. 1. As a boy Charles Darwin showed no promise to be a good student.
    P. He was a failure at school.
    Q.He had greater interest in flowers, birds and stories about them.
    R. The narrow old fashioned syllabus of his school was dull to him.
    S. So he was a problem for his parents.
    6. His father then sent him to study medicine to carry on the family profession.
    1. PRSQ
    2. RPQS
    3. QSRP
    4. SQPR

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    PRSQ

    Correct Option: A

    PRSQ