Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the first 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. We do not know whether the machines are the masters or we are.
    P. They must be given or rather ‘fed’ with coal and given petrol to drink from time to time.
    Q. Already man spends most of his time looking after and waiting upon them.
    R. Yet we have grown so dependent on them that they have almost become the masters now.
    S. It is very true that they were made for the sole purpose of being man’s servants.
    6. And if they don’t get their meals when they expect them, they will just refuse to work.
    1. RSQP
    2. RSPQ
    3. SPQR
    4. SRQP

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    SRQP

    Correct Option: D

    SRQP


Direction: In the following passage, 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. Mr. Ramaswamy is a very strict man.
    P. He earns nearly three thousand rupees a month.
    Q. He also believes that it is foolish to waste one’s time or money.
    R. He is not a poor man.
    S. He believes that life means work only.
    6. But he wants his children to lead a simple life.
    1. PSQR
    2. SQRP
    3. RQPS
    4. SRQP

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    SQRP

    Correct Option: B

    SQRP



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

  1. 1. It’s only in the last three years that we have seen the rebirth of T.B.
    P. What bothers experts is the emergence of particularly patent strains of the T.B. bacteria that are resistent to two or more antiT.B. drugs.
    Q. This is compounded by the fact that the symptoms disappear in about two months.
    R. Three or four anti-T.B. drugs are available at no cost in Government clinics.
    S. Yet, the long period of treatment leads to a high rate of non-compliance with the treatment.
    6. In such cases, a relapse occurs and the bacteria appear in more virulent and drug-resistant.
    1. PQRS
    2. SRQP
    3. QPRS
    4. RSPQ

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    PQRS

    Correct Option: A

    PQRS


Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 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. My uncle Martin went to live in a hamlet.
    P. But it was a very lazy parrot.
    Q. So martin bought a parrot.
    R. Martin’s neighbour told him that he must buy a parrot.
    S. Every home there had a parrot as a custom.
    6. The parrot did not like to speak.
    1. RSQP
    2. SRPQ
    3. PQSR
    4. QPSR

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    RSQP

    Correct Option: A

    RSQP



Direction: In the following questions, the first and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 & 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 passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. When Ali Baba returned he called his wife
    P. She said to him, “Have you stolen them ?”
    Q. He said, “I have bought you some jewels”.
    R. She said, “Our days of misery are now at an end”.
    S. He said, “Be quiet and do not frighten yourself”.
    6. He said, “Go to your brother’s house and get a measure”.
    1. QSRP
    2. SRPQ
    3. PSRQ
    4. QPSR

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    QPSR

    Correct Option: D

    QPSR