Ordering of Words


Direction: In questions, the 1st and the last sentences/parts of the passage/ sentence are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage/ sentence is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the passage/sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

  1. 1. Sherlock Holmes is the
    P. who is in a state of grace
    Q. is raised to the status
    R. because in him scientific curiosity
    S. exceptional individual
    6. of a heroic passion
    1. PRQS
    2. SRQP
    3. SPRQ
    4. RPSQ

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    The following grammatically formation ordering of words are given below :-
    1SPRQ6

    Correct Option: C

    The following grammatically formation ordering of words are given below :-
    Sherlock Holmes is the exceptional individual who is in a state of grace because in him scientific curiosity is raised to the status of a heroic passion .


  1. 1. When the Impressionists
    P. they made them look like
    Q. everyday and often putting
    R. people you would see
    S. painted pictures of people
    6. more emphasis on the scene
    1. RQPS
    2. SRQP
    3. PRQS
    4. SPRQ

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    Rearranging the above given ordering of words :-
    1SPRQ6

    Correct Option: D

    Rearranging the above given ordering of words :-
    When the Impressionists painted pictures of people they made them look like people you would see everyday and often putting more emphasis on the scene



  1. 1. Fires in the Steppes or bushes scared humans earlier.
    P. Gradually, they learnt to appreciate the power of fire.
    Q. It gave them light and warmth and kept away wild animals.
    R. About 700,000 years ago, humans started fire accidentally by lightning.
    S. They could harden the tips of wooden spears and cook meat in it.
    6. Soon they learnt to produce fire by striking flintstone and pyrite with each other or by rubbing lumbers.
    1. QSPR
    2. PQSR
    3. PQRS
    4. QRSP

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    Rearranging the correct manner to grammatically formation in ordering of words is given as :-
    1PQSR6

    Correct Option: B

    Rearranging the correct manner to grammatically formation in ordering of words is given as :-
    Fires in the Steppes or bushes scared humans earlier. Gradually, they learnt to appreciate the power of fire. It gave them light and warmth and kept away wild animals. They could harden the tips of wooden spears and cook meat in it. About 700,000 years ago, humans started fire accidentally by lightning. Soon they learnt to produce fire by striking flintstone and pyrite with each other or by rubbing lumbers.


  1. 1. There are a lot of ways to communicate: speaking, singing, clapping, hooting
    P. Even animals communicate with one another.
    Q. Only humans can express their thoughts and feelings in words because of our superior brain.
    R. Both humans and animals also communicate through body language.
    S. But their ways differ from the humans.
    6. Sometimes we don’t use words but make gestures (like traffic signs) or simple movements of the hand in order to communicate.
    1. PRSQ
    2. QPRS
    3. PQRS
    4. PSQR

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    The following grammatically formation ordering of words are given below :-
    1PSQR6

    Correct Option: D

    The following grammatically formation ordering of words are given below :-
    There are a lot of ways to communicate: speaking, singing, clapping, hooting.Even animals communicate with one another. But their ways differ from the humans. Only humans can express their thoughts and feelings in words because of our superior brain. Both humans and animals also communicate through body language .Sometimes we don’t use words but make gestures (like traffic signs) or simple movements of the hand in order to communicate.



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

  1. 1. Some say that failure is like toxic waste.
    P. I see failure more as a fertilizer.
    Q. Thinking about it pollutes and undermines the attitudes needed for success.
    R. The seeds of success must be planted afresh.
    S. It can be used to enrich the soil of your mind.
    6. Turning failure into a fertilizer is accomplished by using your errors as steps in learning.
    1. SRQP
    2. PQSR
    3. SPQR
    4. QPSR

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    Rearranging the above given ordering of words :-
    1QPSR6

    Correct Option: D

    Rearranging the above given ordering of words :-
    Some say that failure is like toxic waste. Thinking about it pollutes and undermines the attitudes needed for success. I see failure more as a fertilizer. It can be used to enrich the soil of your mind. The seeds of success must be planted afresh. Turning failure into a fertilizer is accomplished by using your errors as steps in learning.