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. “Mother do you love me?”, she asked.
    P. She then looked into her mother’s tear-filled eyes out of impatience for a reply.
    Q. She kept waiting but her mother did not speak.
    R. Then, she understood what words the mother’s eyes spoke and the reason for her silence.
    S. She got no direct reply and grew restless.
    6. She climbed slowly on to her mother’s lap.
    1. PRQS
    2. QSRP
    3. SQPR
    4. RQPS

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    SQPR

    Correct Option: C

    SQPR


  1. 1. I can’t stand here and promise that your future path is going to be wonderful.
    P. Whatever one feels like doing today is set up as moral.
    Q. People don’t even pretend to care about what is right.
    R. Instead, it might be very difficult, because our time is different than some other eras in human history.
    S. If you look around, you can see that, little by little, it is a path leading to our destruction.
    6. I am afraid that this legacy of freedom is facing an uncertain future.
    1. PSRQ
    2. RQPS
    3. QSRP
    4. PQRS

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    RQPS

    Correct Option: B

    RQPS



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

  1. The first clue
    P. to the nature of this agenda
    Q. lies in the origin of
    R. the smart city idea itself
    1. RPQ
    2. QPR
    3. QRP
    4. PQR

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    PQR

    Correct Option: D

    PQR


Direction: In each of the following questions, a sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence.

  1. (P) blessing, there is
    (Q) fact that it has been a great consolation
    (R) if this government is not a wholesome
    (S) no denying the
    1. RSQP
    2. QRSP
    3. PRSQ
    4. RPSQ

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    RPSQ

    Correct Option: D

    RPSQ



  1. (P) has been stagnant
    (Q) a soft drink market that
    (R) the ad is an attempt
    (S) to put some fizz into
    1. QPSR
    2. SRPQ
    3. RSQP
    4. SQPR

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    RSQP

    Correct Option: C

    RSQP