Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage/sentences is (are) split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the passage/ sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. Many people drive
    P. hopelessly jammed
    Q. their own cars to work
    R. the roads would become
    S. but if everyone did this
    6. especially during rush-hours.
    1. QSRP
    2. PRQS
    3. RPSQ
    4. QSPR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: A

    QSRP


  1. 1. The harnessing of our rivers
    P. is a great national problem
    Q. the waters of which
    R. which must be considered
    S. now mostly run to waste
    6. and dealt with on national lines.
    1. RPQS
    2. QSPR
    3. QSRP
    4. RPSQ

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: B

    QSPR



  1. 1.Books have been present since the time the first scripts were formed — about 5000 years ago.
    P. The books of that time looked different from the ones available today.
    Q. Then an important invention, letter press printing, also known as ‘black art’ changed the world.
    R. Later, the books came in the form of rollers, or texts were stapled together and covered with a wooden book cover.
    S. Initially, people bound the small clay tablets together with leather bands.
    6. There was no longer the need to write text by hand; instead copies of text could be made with the help of a printing press.
    1. PRQS
    2. PSRQ
    3. SPRQ
    4. SRQP

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    PSRQ

    Correct Option: B

    PSRQ


  1. 1. Most men spend most of their lives looking after and waiting upon machines.
    P. They must be fed well and kept at right temperatures.
    Q. They might burst with rage and blow up causing ruin.
    R. If they do not get their meals they refuse to work.
    S. Machines are very stern masters.
    6. So, men need to wait upon machines attentively.
    1. SPRQ
    2. PQRS
    3. QSPR
    4. RPQS

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: A

    SPRQ



Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentence/part of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage/sentences are split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. A proposal has been made
    P. tourists will continue to visit game parks
    Q. to-trim the horns of rhinos to discourage poachers
    R. and the question is whether
    S. to see rhinos once the animals’ horns
    6. have been trimmed.
    1. RPQS
    2. SQPR
    3. QRPS
    4. PRSQ

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    QRPS

    Correct Option: C

    QRPS