Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is spilt 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. The recent aircraft accident at Patna airport caused a great shock to the airtravellers.
    P. Before the aircraft could land, people at the airport saw the plane aflame.
    Q. In view of different versions, a High Court judge was appointed to inquire into the nature of the accident.
    R. The plane was scheduled to land at Patna at 6.00 p.m.
    S. But the officials said that the plane went into flames after landing.
    6. The nearest relatives of the deceased passengers were paid a compensation of j 4 lakhs each.
    1. QSRP
    2. RPSQ
    3. RSPQ
    4. PSQR

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: B

    RPSQ


  1. 1. Determination
    P. in the blood
    Q. is a potential diagnostic tool
    R. of ferritin level
    S. for the evaluation of
    6. iron deficiency, anaemia & iron toxicity.
    1. RPQS
    2. PQRS
    3. SRPQ
    4. RPSQ

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: A

    RPQS



  1. 1. Poliomyelitis or polio is a serious infection.
    P. It often attacks children paralysing them for life.
    Q. In the 1950's a vaccine against the disease was introduced.
    R. Hence it is sometimes called infantile paralysis.
    S. It is caused by a virus.
    6. Since then polio has been eliminated to a great extent.
    1. PSRQ
    2. SPQR
    3. SPRQ
    4. PRQS

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: C

    SPRQ


  1. 1. The camel has tough leathery lips
    P. that will not sink in the sand
    Q. and a reserve of food supply
    R. broadened feet
    S. capable of consuming the coarsest vegetation
    6. in its humps.
    1. SRPQ
    2. SRQP
    3. RSQP
    4. RPQS

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: D

    RPQS



  1. 1. Once there was a king.
    P. On the next day a group of merchants passed on that way.
    Q. The people in his kingdom were very lazy.
    R. The king wanted to teach them a lesson.
    S. One night he had arranged a big stone in the middle of the road.
    6. They didn't move the stone, but passed round it.
    1. SQPR
    2. RPQS
    3. QRSP
    4. QSRP

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    QRSP

    Correct Option: C

    QRSP