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 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. Today, the earth has many satellites besides the moon.
    P. But the pull of the earth keeps them from doing so.
    Q. The artificial satellites do not fall because they are going too fast to do so.
    R. They are the artificial satellites made by man and very much smaller than the moon.
    S. As they speed along they tend to go straight off into space.
    6. As a result, they travel in an orbit round the earth.
    1. QPSR
    2. PRQS
    3. SPQR
    4. RQSP

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    RQSP

    Correct Option: D

    RQSP


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 sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. The teacher training agency in England hopes to make teaching one of the top three professions.
    P. They have also demanded that the campaign should be matched by improved pay scales, work load and morale so as to avoid recruitment problems with an aim to raise the image of the teaching profession.
    Q. A series of advertisements are now being screened showing famous people speaking about teachers they remember and admire.
    R. An amount of $100 million has been set aside to combat the shortage of applicants for teacher training.
    S. Teacher Unions have welcomed this campaign.
    6. It is high time for the Indian Government also to think on similar lines and take steps to lift up the sinking morale of the teaching profession.
    1. QRPS
    2. RPSQ
    3. RQSP
    4. QPSR

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    RQSP

    Correct Option: C

    RQSP



  1. 1. One of the most terrible battles of the American Civil War was fought in July 1863, at Gettysburg.
    P. The chief speech on that occasion was given by Edward Everett, a celebrated orator.
    Q. Lincoln was asked to make a few remarks.
    R. In November of that year a portion of the battlefield was dedicated as a final resting place for men of both armies who died there.
    S. Everett’s speech lasted 2 hours. Lincoln’s for 2 minutes; it was over almost before the crowd realized that it had begun.
    6. But the Gettysburg speech is now one of the world’s immortal pieces of literature.
    1. SQRP
    2. RPQS
    3. PQRS
    4. QPSR

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    RPQS

    Correct Option: B

    RPQS


  1. 1. Venice is a strange city.
    P. There are about 400 odd bridges connecting the islands of Venice.
    Q. There are no motor cars, no horses and no buses there.
    R. These small islands are close to one another.
    S. It is not one island but a hundred islands.
    6. This is because Venice has no streets.
    1. SRPQ
    2. PSRQ
    3. RQPS
    4. QSRP

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: A

    SRPQ



  1. 1. The most vulnerable section of the society are the students.
    P. Revolutionary and new fledged ideas have a great appeal to them.
    Q. Agitations may be non-violent methods of protest.
    R. They cannot resist the charm of persuasion.
    S. They are to be taught that without discipline they cannot get proper education.
    6. However if these become violent, the antisocial elements get encouraged and they put all proper working out of gear.
    1. PRSQ
    2. RSQP
    3. SRPQ
    4. RPQS

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    PRSQ

    Correct Option: A

    PRSQ