Paragraph Formation


Direction: The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of the sentences from amongst the given choices so as to form a coherent paragraph.

  1. P : Finish specialists recommended a chewing gum containing xylitol-a natural sweetener present in birch, maple, corn and straw-to be used several times a day by young children.
    Q : Chewing gum is a new solution that “may work for parents whose children suffer from chronic ear infections.
    R : An experiment was conducted involving three hundred and six children between two and six years.
    S : After Finish studies showed that xylitol is effective in preventing cavities, a team of researchers decided to investigate its effects on a very similar type of bacteria which causes ear infections.









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    On arranging the correct paragraph formation as :-
    Q is the opening sentence, it introduces the subject. This will be followed by P which has a link with Q-Chewing gum .
    .........................

    Correct Option: D

    On arranging the correct paragraph formation as :-
    Q is the opening sentence, it introduces the subject. This will be followed by P which has a link with Q-Chewing gum, then will be S which has a link with P-Finish. Hence , correct sequence is Q P S R .


  1. A. Because, if the manager’s subordinates are inefficient and ineffective and are not helped to increase their efficiency and effectiveness, the task may not be achieved.
    B. This must be just as true as the responsibility for achieving his prescribed tasks..
    C. If it is achieved it is at too great a cost, or at the risk of other effects, many of which are less obvious.
    D. It is often and that one of the prime responsibilities of a manager is the training and development of his staff.









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    As per the given above paragraph , we can find the correct sequence order :
    ‘D’ is stating a fact. ‘B’ is supporting the argument in ‘D’ ‘A’ highlighting what may happen if situation in ‘D’ is not achieved.

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given above paragraph , we can find the correct sequence order :
    ‘D’ is stating a fact. ‘B’ is supporting the argument in ‘D’ ‘A’ highlighting what may happen if situation in ‘D’ is not achieved. ‘C’ is indicating towards that eventuality.
    Thus , correct answer is D B A C .



  1. A. We tend to see the similarity within a category as being more important, and the similarity between different categories as being less important, that either actually is.
    B. Given a small amount of information about a person, we are ready to classify them as a member of a particular group, and then to infer all kinds of additional facts about them, as if all members of the group were the same in most respects.
    C. Our tendency to classify and label everything can lead us into the error of seeing the world as made up of only those categories for which we have names.
    D. Expecting too much of the descriptive power of languages is itself a serious cause of distorted thinking.









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    On arranging the correct paragraph formation as :-
    D shall be followed by C as C continues to talk about errors in thinking. This will be followed by B, which talks about our classification skills
    .....................

    Correct Option: A

    On arranging the correct paragraph formation as :-
    D shall be followed by C as C continues to talk about errors in thinking. This will be followed by B, which talks about our classification skills which has been emphasized in C.Thus , required sequence is D C B A .


  1. A. Participation involves more than the formal sharing of decisions.
    B. Through anticipation, individuals or organizations consider trends and make plans, shielding institutions from trauma of learning by shock.
    C. Innovative learning involves both anticipation and participation.
    D. It is an attitude characterized by the co-operation, dialogue and empathy.









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    As per the given above paragraph , we can arrange the correct manner way :-
    The paragraph starts with C, which introduces anticipation and participation. This is followed by B, which talks about anticipation. B is followed by A which talks about participation.

    Correct Option: C

    As per the given above paragraph , we can arrange the correct manner way :-
    The paragraph starts with C, which introduces anticipation and participation. This is followed by B, which talks about anticipation. B is followed by A which talks about participation. D follows A as ‘it’ in D refers to participation in A.Hence , required sequence is C B A D.



  1. A. From Sweden to the UK to Greece to even the US in the early part of the century, housing prices have fallen.
    B. But wasn’t that just correlation?
    C. Housing bubbles have been known to go bust in the past, and in different countries.
    D. “The real estate market has never gone down in any meaningful way” – this statement was often quoted by real estate agents and brokers in the US, and it might have even been statistically valid, with over 50 years of data supporting it.
    E. While the argument is moot today (US House Prices are still falling, after more than three years of a downward trend) it remains alive in pockets of the world.









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    On the basis of given paragraph , we follow sentence formation as :-
    Hence the correct option is A.

    Correct Option: A

    On the basis of given paragraph , we follow sentence formation as :-
    Hence the correct sequence is C D A B E.