Ordering of Sentences


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

  1. (i) The projection was not publicized, but 150 people turned up to watch and many played music while others looked on.
    (ii) Japan and Switzerland, among others, have pledged support for the rebuilding of the statues.
    (iii) A Chinese couple who were saddened by the destruction of the 6th-century statues undertook the project.
    (iv) Fourteen years after the destruction of the Bamiyan's giant Buddha statues, they were resurrected with 3D light projection.
    1. (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
    2. (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
    3. (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
    4. (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

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    Keywords are 'the projection' in (i) and 'the project' in (iii).

    Correct Option: D

    Keywords are 'the projection' in (i) and 'the project' in (iii).


  1. (i) Dum Lagaa Ke Haisha, a low-budget film, with the help of positive word -of-mouth publicity managed to collect Rs. 30 crore at the box office.
    (ii) Big budget and big names were earlier considered essential for the success of a movie in India.
    (iii) With faster word of mouth thanks to the networked social media that has changed.
    (iv) On the strength of good content, many films are getting success through word-of-mouth publicity.
    1. (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
    2. (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
    3. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
    4. (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

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    Sentence (ii) talks about the past and (i) gives an examples as an illustration.

    Correct Option: A

    Sentence (ii) talks about the past and (i) gives an examples as an illustration.



  1. (i) An aggressive recruitment drive over the past 12 months has been operations rising 10-fold.
    (ii) In 2010, two young entrepreneurs decided that India's tech savvy middle class lacked the convenience of a mobile app-based taxi-hailing service.
    (iii) Ola now operates in 100 cities across the length and breadth country with more than 150,000 vehicles.
    (iv) They founded Ola and started operating the service with a handful of vehicles before increasing the number to 10,000 in 2014.
    1. (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
    2. (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
    3. (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
    4. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

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    Sentence (ii) and (iv) form a strong pair.

    Correct Option: C

    Sentence (ii) and (iv) form a strong pair.


  1. (i) Apart from the cost of Maggi, the cost of transporting the stock and destroying it will also have to be factored in.
    (ii) Nestle India is in the process of destroying Maggi instant noodles worth Rs. 320 crore after its ban.
    (iii) The company said it was only a broad estimate, as it was impossible to calculate the final figures while the recall is taking place.
    (iv) Lead and MSG levels were found to be higher than the permissible limits in the noodles forcing the recall.
    1. (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
    2. (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
    3. (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
    4. (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

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    Sentence (ii), (iii) and (i) talk about cost, and thus come together.

    Correct Option: A

    Sentence (ii), (iii) and (i) talk about cost, and thus come together.



  1. (i) For years, democratic governments broke the law.
    (ii) Without Snowden, we would not have a clue what they were up to.
    (iii) They hid their spying practices not only from the public, but also from their representative.
    (iv) Edward Snowden is a hero.
    1. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
    2. (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
    3. (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
    4. (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)

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    Sentences (i) and (iii) form a pair. (iv) is an opening sentence. (ii) cannot follow (iv), since (ii) has nothing to link 'they' of (iv).

    Correct Option: B

    Sentences (i) and (iii) form a pair. (iv) is an opening sentence. (ii) cannot follow (iv), since (ii) has nothing to link 'they' of (iv).