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

  1. 1. She was an old woman with a large purse that had everything in it.
    P. It was about eleven O’clock at night.
    Q.It had a long strap.
    R. She carried it slung across her shoulder.
    S. A boy ran up behind her.
    6. He tried to snatch her purse.
    1. PQRS
    2. SQRP
    3. QRPS
    4. SRQP

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    QRPS

    Correct Option: C

    QRPS


  1. 1. A wood-cutter was cutting a tree on a river bank.
    P. He knelt down and prayed.
    Q. His axe slipped and fell into the water.
    R. God Mercury appeared before him and asked about the matter.
    S. He could not get it back as the river was very deep.
    6. He dived into the water and came up with an axe of gold.
    1. RPQS
    2. RPSQ
    3. QSRP
    4. QSPR

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: D

    QSPR



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) spilt 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.

  1. The internet has given
    (P) to keep in touch with friends
    (Q) and even allowed them
    (R) students access to reams of information
    (S) made it cheaper
    (6) to attend universities remotely
    1. RPSQ
    2. RSPQ
    3. SRPQ
    4. PRSQ

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    RSPQ

    Correct Option: B

    RSPQ


  1. There are thousands of us
    (P) former school and college friends
    (Q) by some of our
    (R) at the careers chosen
    (S) who are surprised
    (6) and their success in these fields.
    1. SRQP
    2. RQSP
    3. PQSR
    4. SPQR

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    SRQP

    Correct Option: A

    SRQP



  1. Superstition and
    (P) the supposed powers
    (Q) thrive on
    (R) magical practices
    (S) of dreams to
    (6) foretell the future.
    1. SPQR
    2. PSQR
    3. RSQP
    4. RQPS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: D

    RQPS