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

  1. 1. This was an important day for Al at took.
    P. It was a cold day, but Alatook would be warm.
    Q. For the first time he was going to hunt seals alone.
    R. First he put on his fur-lined jacket.
    S. Then he put on mittens and boots of deerskin to protect his hands and feet from the cold.
    6. Finally he picked up the gun he had cleaned so carefully the day before.
    1. PQRS
    2. QPRS
    3. PRSQ
    4. QRPS

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    QPRS

    Correct Option: B

    QPRS


  1. 1. Education in India had a glorious beginning.
    P. But after the British rule, it faced many changes.
    Q. It went on for centuries with the same glory.
    R. English as the medium of instruction had a very great response.
    S. One of the changes was the introduction of English as the medium of instruction.
    6. As the Britishers left we had a complexity of opinions regarding English
    1. PQRS
    2. QPSR
    3. PQSR
    4. SRPQ

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: B

    QPSR



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

  1. 1. But at that moment I glanced round at the crowd that had followed me.
    P. It was an immense crowd, two thousand at the least and growing every minute.
    Q. They were watching me as they would watch a conjurer about to perform a trick.
    R. I looked at the sea of yellow faces above the garish clothes – faces all happy and excited over this bit of fun, all certain that the elephant was going to be shot.
    S. It blocked the road for a long distance on either side.
    6. They did not like me, but with the magical rifle in my hands, I was momentarily worth watching
    1. RPQS
    2. QSRP
    3. SRPQ
    4. PSRQ

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    PSRQ

    Correct Option: D

    PSRQ


  1. 1. I think the essence of wisdom is emancipation as far as possible, from the tyranny of the here and the now.
    P. If any one could, he would hardly be able to remain alive.
    Q. But it is possible to make a continual approach towards impartiality.
    R. No one can view the world with complete impartiality.
    S. This is of course a matter of degree.
    6. It is this approach towards impartiality that constitutes growth in wisdom.
    1. QRSP
    2. RQPS
    3. SRPQ
    4. PRSQ

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: C

    SRPQ



Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last part of the sentences/passage are numbered and (6). The rest of the sentences/passage are (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/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. The wife is
    (P) not the husband’s slave
    (Q) but his companion and his help-mate
    (R) and an equal partner
    (S) in all his joys and sorrows and is
    (6) as free as the husband to choose her own path.
    1. QRSP
    2. PRQS
    3. QSRP
    4. PQRS

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    PQRS

    Correct Option: D

    PQRS