Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In each of 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 was 7 O'clock in the morning.
    P. He was keenly looking at the approaching vehicles.
    Q. His house was in the lead.
    R. Shardul was waiting for his school bus.
    S. Today is the final day of his school athletic meet.
    6. As a leader of the house, he wanted to win the General Championship by scoring maximum points.
    1. PRSQ
    2. SRPQ
    3. RSPQ
    4. RPSQ

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: D

    RPSQ


  1. 1. Reporters gather news for newspaper.
    P. The newspaper is sent to the distributors.
    Q. The news is classified and arranged by the editors.
    R. It is printed in the press.
    S. Then the newspapers are sent to news agencies.
    6. The news agencies sell the newspapers.
    1. SRPQ
    2. RPSQ
    3. QRPS
    4. PRQS

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    QRPS

    Correct Option: C

    QRPS



  1. 1. The manual typewriter is worked by hand.
    P. The required letter is thus printed on the paper.
    Q. When one of the keys is tapped, a hammer goes and strikes the ribbon against the blank paper.
    R. Then the roller automatically moves on, another key is tapped and the next letter is printed.
    S. A sheet of paper is clipped against the roller.
    6. A person who knows typing, can really work fast on this machine.
    1. SQPR
    2. RPQS
    3. PSQR
    4. QPSR

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: A

    SQPR


  1. 1. The north–eastern region presents a diverse system of habitats, ranging from
    tropical rainforests to alpine meadows.
    P. In eastern Himalayas the rainfall ranges from 125 to 300 cm, in Assam from 178 to 305 cms.
    Q. The temperature in the region varies with location, elevation, topography, rainfall and humidity.
    R. The uneven distribution affects the region in two opposite ways, floods and droughts.
    S. It is largely a humid tropical region with two periods of rainfall; the winter rains come from the west and the Summer rains are brought by the monsoon winds.
    6. The winter temperature in Shillong, for example, varies from 4°C to 24°C; in Gangtok, from 9°C to 23°C.
    1. QRSP
    2. SPRQ
    3. PQRS
    4. RSQP

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    SPRQ

    Correct Option: B

    SPRQ



  1. 1. The second centre is much smaller.
    P. It will be known as Dhana Dhanya Cultural Complex.
    Q. It will come up at Alipore.
    R. The State Government has decided to set up this centre.
    S. But it is equally attractive.
    6. This will be built in the memory of Dwijendralal Roy.
    1. PQSR
    2. RQSP
    3. SQPR
    4. QPSR

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: C

    SQPR