Ordering of Sentences


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. Marie chose to study Physics
    P. that investigates the four forces at work
    Q. in the universe
    R. which is a branch of science
    S. both on a large scale, as in the solar system
    6. or on a small scale, as in atoms.
    1. RQPS
    2. RPQS
    3. PSRQ
    4. SPRQ

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: B

    RPQS


  1. 1. Miss Sullivan led Helen into her room and gave her a doll.
    P. Helen was simply making her fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
    Q. Miss Sullivan tried to make Helen understand that ‘d-o-ll’ applied to both.
    R. Miss Sullivan spelled the word ‘d-o-l-l’ on to Helen’s hand.
    S. Miss Sullivan put her big rag doll into her lap and also spelled ‘d-o-l-l’.
    6. Her teacher had been with her several weeks before Helen understood that everything has a name.
    1. SRPQ
    2. QPSR
    3. RPSQ
    4. PSQR

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: C

    RPSQ



  1. 1. The pungent vapour that is released
    P. which make our eyes stream and nose run,
    Q. contains irritant chemicals
    R. when we chop onions
    S. eases congestion as well as
    6. flushes out virus particles.
    1. RQPS
    2. QPRS
    3. SQPR
    4. QRPS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: A

    RQPS


  1. 1. Science is concerned with finding out how things actually happen.
    P. He showed that a light object falls to the ground at the same rate as a heavy object.
    Q. It does not mean laying down principles as to how they ought to happen.
    R. This did not agree with the views of most learned men of that time.
    S. The most famous example of this concerns Galileo’s discovery about falling bodies.
    6. But Galileo proved his point experimentally by dropping weights from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
    1. PSQR
    2. QSPR
    3. RQPS
    4. SQPR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: B

    QSPR



Direction: In the following questions, the Ist 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 passage/sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. When the Impressionists
    P. they made them look like
    Q. everyday and often putting
    R. people you would see
    S. painted pictures of people
    6. more emphasis on the scene.
    1. SRQP
    2. PRQS
    3. SPRQ
    4. RQPS

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: C

    SPRQ