Ordering of Sentences


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

  1. 1. Other than Rome, Philadelphia has maximum number of murals.
    P. Jane Golden started a programme pairing troubled youths with artists to paint murals.
    Q. Young people got involved in creating magnificent pieces of art.
    R. The benefit could immediately be discovered.
    S. The young people became more responsible.
    6. As a result, the mural programme became a model for other US cities seeking to help troubled youth.
    1. PRQS
    2. PQRS
    3. SPQR
    4. QRPS

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    PRQS

    Correct Option: A

    PRQS


  1. 1. Abanidranath Tagore was the leading painter of Bengal.
    P. He tried to modernise Mughal and Rajput styles to offset their influence.
    Q. He countered the British Raj through his paintings.
    R. He succeeded and his style w as accepted as a natural Indian style.
    S. During his time western model of art was taught in the schools.
    6. Above all this great painter was a nephew of Rabindranath Tagore.
    1. QPSR
    2. SPQR
    3. RPSQ
    4. QSPR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: D

    QSPR



  1. 1. The Olympic games started in Greece 2000 years back.
    P. They were held in Athens.
    Q. The modern Olympics was resurrected by a Frenchman, Pierre de Coubertin.
    R. Danny Boyle’s show triumphed over the Beijing Olympic Opening Ceremony.
    S. The 2012 Olympics venue was London.
    6. The Queen played a surprising but much appreciated role in it.
    1. PRSQ
    2. QSRP
    3. RQSP
    4. PQSR

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    PQSR

    Correct Option: D

    PQSR


  1. 1. Phillip is a 55 year old blind man.
    P. He enjoys the sweet smell itself.
    Q. He can smell a rose but can’t tell its colour.
    R. He has been blind since birth.
    S. It does not matter to him.
    6. People sometimes pity him but he tells them he is happy.
    1. SQRP
    2. RQSP
    3. PQRS
    4. QPSR

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    RQSP

    Correct Option: B

    RQSP



  1. 1. Thomas Alva Edison was born on 11 February 1847.
    P. In 1869, he borrowed a small amount of money and became a freelance inventor.
    Q. He soon became fascinated with electrical currents.
    R. He was always an inquisitive boy.
    S. He created the world’s first industrial research laboratory.
    6. He was indeed one of the outstanding geniuses the world had.
    1. PSRQ
    2. QRSP
    3. RQPS
    4. PQRS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: C

    RQPS