Ordering of Sentences


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

  1. 1. His son fell into bad company of village boys.
    P. The father wanted to wean his son from bad company.
    Q. A few days later all bananas got spoiled.
    R. His father was much worried about his son’s bad company.
    S. To give a lesson to the son, his father gave him a few good bananas with a rotten one.
    6. The boy understood the desired lesson his father wanted to give him.
    1. RPSQ
    2. SQPR
    3. PSQR
    4. QSPR

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: A

    RPSQ


  1. 1. What is this life it, full of care,
    P. No time to stand beneath the boughs
    Q. We have no time to stand and stare.
    R. No time to see, when woods we pass
    S. And stare as long as sheep or cows
    6. Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.
    1. QPSR
    2. QSPR
    3. RSPQ
    4. SPRQ

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: A

    QPSR



  1. 1. Proud Little Astronomer sees a huge dragon in the moon.
    P. Big Astronomer calls him and shows him the fly.
    Q. He runs to the Big Astronomer and calls him home.
    R. He is very excited and remembers his rival Big Astronomer.
    S. Big Astronomer agrees and later discovers a fly in the telescope lens.
    6. Little Astronomer is shamefaced and becomes humble.
    1. RQSP
    2. PQRS
    3. RSPQ
    4. QPSR

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    RQSP

    Correct Option: A

    RQSP


  1. 1. Albert Edward had never liked the new vicar.
    P. He wasn’t the type of man they wanted, with a classy congregation.
    Q. And now, he straightened himself a little.
    R. He knew his value.
    S. He’d said from the beginning that they had made a mistake.
    6. He wasn’t going to allow himself to be put upon.
    1. PSQR
    2. QRPS
    3. SPQR
    4. SRPQ

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    SPQR

    Correct Option: C

    SPQR



  1. 1. Computers have infiltrated into all aspects of life.
    P. This shows that the computer has become all-powerful.
    Q. So, it is with many other things where computers are indispensable.
    R. City traffic, airline booking and air-traffic are all computer-controlled.
    S. In such a situation, computer breakdown means the breakdown of the system it controls.
    6. Such is our dependence on it.
    1. RQSP
    2. SQPR
    3. PQRS
    4. RPQS

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    RQSP

    Correct Option: A

    RQSP