Ordering of Sentences


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. An observation home is called a formicarium.
    P. Then, if a small ant hill is dug up carefully, you will find the hump-backed queen.
    Q. You will probably discover that you have some of the strange ant guests too.
    R. It can be made of two panes of glass separated by strips of wood around the edges.
    S. Put her in a jar with some of her workers, larvae and cocoons.
    6. Carefully place them all in the formicarium.
    1. RPQS
    2. PQSR
    3. PSQR
    4. RPSQ

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: D

    RPSQ


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. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. Smoke billowed up between the plants.
    P. Passengers were told to be ready to quit the ship.
    Q.The rising gale fanned the smouldering fire.
    R.Everyone now knew there was a fire on board.
    S. Flames broke out here and there.
    6. Most people bore the shock bravely.
    1. S R Q P
    2. Q P S R
    3. R S P Q
    4. Q S R P

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    Q S R P

    Correct Option: B

    Q S R P



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. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. People have wrong calculations about Japan’s population.
    P. No, this is not true.
    Q. And old people die more often than the young.
    R. There are more old people in Japan.
    S. The question is whether Japan has a lower death rate.
    6. So it is very high in Japan.
    1. QRPS
    2. SPRQ
    3. PRQS
    4. RQSP

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    PRQS

    Correct Option: C

    PRQS


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. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. Priya went to the first counter at the post office as she needed stamps for six rupees.
    P. She was shown the corner where gum bottle was kept.
    Q. The woman behind the counter said it was registration counter and directed her to the last counter.
    R. She was looking for gum to affix the stamps on the envelope.
    S. She thanked the lady and came to the counter on the left extreme and got the stamps.
    6. She went to the corner, took two drops of gum, affixed the stamps and put the letter in the post box.
    1. PSRQ
    2. RPQS
    3. SQPR
    4. QSRP

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: D

    QSRP



  1. 1. The fox and the crane remained friends for a long time.
    P. She served the dishes in a beaker to the fox. The fox could not eat it because the beaker was very high.
    Q. The crane could not eat the dishes because of its long beak. The next day it was the turn of the crane to host the lunch for the fox.
    R. But the fox wanted to show that he was cleverer than the crane.
    S. So one day he invited the crane for dinner and served the dishes on a plate.
    6. The fox put down its head in shame and went away.
    1. PQRS
    2. QSRP
    3. RSQP
    4. PSQR

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    RSQP

    Correct Option: C

    RSQP