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. The recipe of making white sauce is very simple.
    P. Stir the mixture of maida and butter constantly.
    Q. Put one table spoon of fine flour (maida) when the butter gets heated.
    R. Heat one table spoon of butter in a pan.
    S. Add one cup of milk to the mixture and cook for one minute.
    6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    1. QRSP
    2. PRQS
    3. SRQP
    4. RQPS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: D

    RQPS


  1. 1. September 2005.
    P. I felt such a great weight on me that I could barely move.
    Q. As the doors closed behind me, I was overcome by deep loneliness and despair.
    R. I was leaving behind my family and I didn’t know when I would see them again.
    S. I was going through the departure gate at the airport in Holguin, Cuba.
    6. In my hands I held my prayer book.
    1. RSQP
    2. RQPS
    3. SQRP
    4. PSRQ

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    SQRP

    Correct Option: C

    SQRP



  1. 1. The king was distressed because his people were lazy.
    P. All cursed the stone and blamed the Government.
    Q. Then the king had the stone removed.
    R. Next day people passed by and went round it.
    S. He had a big stone put in the middle of the road one night.
    6. Under the stone the king had placed a purse full of money.
    1. PSRQ
    2. SRPQ
    3. QPRS
    4. PQRS

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    SRPQ

    Correct Option: B

    SRPQ


  1. 1. Making ropes is one of the oldest trades in the world.
    P. People used them for tethering animals, for drawing water from wells and for dragging large stones which were used in building.
    Q. We know that people made ropes several centuries back.
    R. They made them from camel hair and from twisted grass.
    S. We have found pieces of rope in very old Egyptian tombs.
    6. We have found too, ropes which were made of thin copper wire in the city of Pompeii, which was destroyed by a volcano 2000 years ago.
    1. QSRP
    2. PRQS
    3. SQPR
    4. QSPR

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    QSRP

    Correct Option: A

    QSRP



Direction: Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order .

  1. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order Imagine the government
    P – were an investor,
    Q – trying to maximize India’s long-run
    R – economic growth
    1. PRQ
    2. PQR
    3. QRP
    4. RPQ

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    PQR

    Correct Option: B

    PQR