Ordering of Sentences


Direction: In each of the following questions, choose the most appropriate sequence of sentences from the given choices.

  1. (i) The religious attitude accepts the full, independent reality of value.
    (ii) What, then, should we count as a religious attitude?
    (iii) I will try to provide a reasonably abstract, and hence ecumenical account.
    (iv) The first holds that human life has objective meaning or importance.
    (v) It accepts the objective truth of two central judgments about value.
    1. (ii) (iii) (i) (iv) (v)
    2. (ii) (iii) (i) (v) (iv)
    3. (v) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
    4. (v) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

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    Sentences (v) and (iv) form a pair.

    Correct Option: B

    Sentences (v) and (iv) form a pair.


  1. (i) Soon afterwards, Lata falls in love with a dashing young student at her university, whose name is Kabir.
    (ii) Lata is Hindu and Kabir is a name used by both Hindus and Muslims.
    (iii) A suitable Boy is the story of Lata Mehra and her search for a husband.
    (iv) However, it turns out that Kabir is Muslim.
    (v) The novel opens with the wedding of Lata's elder sister, Savita, to Pran Kapoor and Mrs. Rupa Mehra's edict to Lata, 'You , too, will marry a boy I choose'.
    1. (iii) (iv) (v) (i) (ii)
    2. (v) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
    3. (iii) (v) (i) (ii) (iv)
    4. (v) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)

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    Sentence (iii) is the opening sentence.

    Correct Option: C

    Sentence (iii) is the opening sentence.



  1. (i) Thus, the fact that one is born the first son of a king may mean that he gets to be the king in the next generation.
    (ii) Any society may be thought of as a network of roles which must be manned continuously if the work of the society is to get done.
    (iii) If the society is to survive, these more necessary or important roles must receive a sufficient supply of recruits from every generation.
    (iv) But some of these roles are more necessary or important to the society than others.
    (v) In some societies, such a supply is ensured by ascribing roles on cultural patterns or biological facts.
    1. (iii) (ii) (i) (v) (iv)
    2. (iii) (i) (ii) (v) (iv)
    3. (ii) (iii) (i) (v) (iv)
    4. (ii) (iv) (iii) (v) (i)

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    Key words are 'supply' in (iii) and (v) and 'Roles' in (ii) and (iv).

    Correct Option: D

    Key words are 'supply' in (iii) and (v) and 'Roles' in (ii) and (iv).


  1. (i) That is, they cannot expect to be understood if they refer to a canine mammal as a god instead of a dog.
    (ii) A simple example, like the difference between I had stolen my car and I had my cart stolen, illustrates how crucial syntax is in English.
    (iii) English speakers have more options with respect to syntax than they do with respect to phonology or morphology.
    (iv) Syntax is the arrangement of words into phrases, clauses and sentences; loosely speaking , it is word order.
    (v) But they do have the option of saying either I like dogs or Dogs I like.
    1. (iv) (ii) (iii) (i) (v)
    2. (iv) (ii) (v) (i) (iii)
    3. (iii) (iv) (i) (v) (ii)
    4. (iii) (iv) (ii) (i) (v)

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    Sentences (iv) and (ii) form a pair.

    Correct Option: B

    Sentences (iv) and (ii) form a pair.



  1. (i) In his early years, there is evidence that at times he had thought of becoming a sanyasi.
    (ii) He never refused to meet them, however tired he was.
    (iii) His criticism of their rituals, disciplines and practices, however, was devastating.
    (iv) Although in his public talks Krishnaji castigated the wearers of the robe, deep within him he had always felt an immense kinship for the person who wore the robe.
    (v) Awakening to its implications, he had not done so; but a special tenderness for the true sanyasis or Buddhist monks remained.
    1. (iv) (i) (v) (ii) (iii)
    2. (iv) (ii) (iii) (i) (v)
    3. (v) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
    4. (v) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)

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    Sentence (iv) is the opening sentence which introduces Krishnaji.

    Correct Option: A

    Sentence (iv) is the opening sentence which introduces Krishnaji.