Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the passage/sentence is split into four parts and named A, B, C and D. 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. A. At last, having used up every tower, they wrote ‘H. East’ and ‘T. Brown’ on the minute hand of the great clock.
    B. So they climbed the walls to the top of the school, and found a number of tennis balls.
    C. In doing so, they held up the minute hand and so upset the clock’s timing.
    D. They liked it so much up there that they went back again and spent their time carving their names on the top of every tower.
    1. BDAC
    2. DABC
    3. CDBA
    4. ACBD

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    BDAC

    Correct Option: A

    BDAC


  1. A. At first glance all I could discern was a massive stone table running down its length.
    B. This apartment was not nearly so well lighted as the vast stalactite ante-cave.
    C. I stared down the passage and found myself in a gloomy apartment some 20 feet long, which in some past age had been hollowed out by hand out of the mountain.
    D. Next, I discovered a brown thing seated on the table in the centre.
    1. BADC
    2. CBAD
    3. DABC
    4. ABDC

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    CBAD

    Correct Option: B

    CBAD



  1. A. It came upon me and buried me deep in its own body and carried me swiftly towards the sea.
    B. I soon found it impossible to avoid it.
    C. I saw the sea come after me as high as a great hill and as furious as an enemy.
    D. I got upon my feet and endeavoured to make towards the land as fast as possible before another wave should return.
    1. DCBA
    2. ADBC
    3. CBAD
    4. BADC

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    DCBA

    Correct Option: A

    DCBA


  1. A. I was about to examine the hull which formed on deck a kind of horizon platform.
    B. Daybreak appeared.
    C. Suddenly, I felt it gradually sinking.
    D. The morning mists surrounded us, but they soon cleared off.
    1. CABD
    2. ABDC
    3. DBAC
    4. BDAC

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    BDAC

    Correct Option: D

    BDAC



  1. A. I learned to walk and to talk
    B. Time passed
    C. I began to notice things
    D. I remember my mother with her pretty hair and youthful figure unlike Peggoty
    1. DCBA
    2. BACD
    3. ACDB
    4. DBAC

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    BACD

    Correct Option: B

    BACD