Ordering of Sentences


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

  1. 1. He could not rise.
    P. All at once, in the distance, he heard an elephant trumpet.
    Q. He tried again with all his might but to no use.
    R. The next moment he was on his feet.
    S. He stepped into the river.
    6. It was colder than usual.
    1. PQSR
    2. PRQS
    3. QPRS
    4. QPSR

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    QPRS

    Correct Option: C

    QPRS


  1. 1. The next morning I found myself somewhat refreshed but very hungry.
    P. I asked him to let me help unload the vessel.
    Q. I noticed I was near a large ship.
    R. I went at once to the captain.
    S. It was unloading a cargo of pig iron.
    6. I wanted to earn money for food.
    1. PQRS
    2. QSRP
    3. PRSQ
    4. SRPQ

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: B

    QSRP



  1. 1. One of my friends Krishnan went to live in a village.
    P. But it was a very slow animal.
    Q. So Krishnan bought a donkey for 200 rupees.
    R. One day his new neighbour told him that he must buy a donkey.
    S. Every family there had a donkey to carry things for them.
    6. It did not like to work.
    1. SQPR
    2. RSQP
    3. QPRS
    4. PRSQ

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    RSQP

    Correct Option: B

    RSQP


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 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. A friend’s rudeness is much more damaging than a stranger’s.
    P. You feel hurt instead of angry.
    Q. You feel that you’re being taken for granted.
    R. When a friend says sharply, “I don’t have time to talk to you just now.”
    S. When a friend shows up late for lunch or a shopping trip, with no good reason,
    6. Friends after all, are supposed to make up for the thoughtless cruelties of strangers.
    1. RPSQ
    2. PRSQ
    3. SPQR
    4. QSPR

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: A

    RPSQ



  1. 1. Some of the other patrons are even more of a problem than the theatre itself.
    P. They make noises and create disturbances at their seats.
    Q. Some act as if they were at home in their own living room watching the TV set.
    R. People are often messy, so that you’re constantly aware of all the food they’re eating.
    S. Many people in the theatre often show themselves to be inconsiderate.
    6. People are also always moving around near you, creating a disturbance and interrupting your enjoyment of the movie.
    1. SPQR
    2. PSRQ
    3. QRSP
    4. RSQP

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    QRSP

    Correct Option: C

    QRSP