Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In the following questions, the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/ 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/ passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. 1. It is now five in the evening.
    P. And so it will bear away another child.
    Q. Soon it will be six and it will be time.
    R. I have to unveil the truth; I have to end the injustices committed by the shadow.
    S. The shadow will then come in darkness.
    6. The shadow must be defeated.
    1. PSRQ
    2. SQRP
    3. QSPR
    4. PRQS

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    QSPR

    Correct Option: C

    QSPR


  1. 1. Don’t ask what we are doing this time.
    P. On other occasions we have time in hand.
    Q. It is difficult to say if the programme can be put up at all.
    R. This time we are not only facing a lack of time but of resources as well.
    S. I am losing confidence gradually, so please see what you can do for us.
    6. We don’t want to give up trying.
    1. PRQS
    2. RQSP
    3. QSRP
    4. QRPS

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    PRQS

    Correct Option: A

    PRQS



  1. 1. A poor woman lost her only son.
    P. He asked her to bring mustard seed from a house where no death had ever taken place.
    Q. As Buddha wanted her to understand that death is inevitable.
    R. She could not find such a house.
    S. She came to Buddha to bring her son back to life.
    6. The woman understood the message of Buddha.
    1. SPQR
    2. SQPR
    3. RSPQ
    4. SRPQ

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    SQP

    Correct Option: B

    SQP


  1. 1. “As a matter of fact”, said the boy modestly,”I’m a spaceman.”
    P. “You can’t see it from here.”
    Q. ‘From another planet.’
    R. ‘I’m a spaceman’, he said again.
    S. John and George stared at the boy.
    6. John gasped, George gave a shout of laughter.
    1. PSRQ
    2. QPSR
    3. RQPS
    4. SRQP

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    SRQP

    Correct Option: D

    SRQP



  1. 1. Rose was lonely in the house.
    P. She was very good at that.
    Q. She sat all day in a room on the terrace.
    R. She would sit on the rug and do her reading and writing.
    S. It was a little room with nothing but a bed and a rug.
    6. It was the only thing she had learnt from the convent.
    1. QRSP
    2. RSPQ
    3. QSRP
    4. PSQR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: C

    QSRP