Verbal Ability - Ordering of Sentences

Exercise :: Ordering of Sentences - Section 1

  • Ordering of Sentences - Section 1

In questions below, each passage consist of six sentences. The first and sixth sentence are given in the begining. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled as P, Q, R and S. Find out the proper order for the four sentences.

19. 

S1: And then Gandhi came.
P : Get off the backs of these peasants and workers, he told us, all you who live by their exploitation.
Q : He was like a powerful current of fresh air, like a beam of light, like a whirlwind that upset many things.
R : He spoke their language and constantly dre their attention to their appalling conditions.
S : He didn't descent from the top, he seemed to emerge from the masses of India.
S6: Political freedom took new shape and then acquired a new content.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QSRP
B. SRQP
C. RSQP
D. PRSQ

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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20. 

S1: Biological evolution has not fitted man to any specific environment.
P : It is by no means a biological evolution, but it is a cultural one.
Q : His imagination, his reason, his emotional subtlety and toughness, makes it possible for him not to accept the environment but to change.
R : And that series of inventions by which man from age by age has reshaped his environment is a different kind of evolution.
S : Among the multitude of animals which scamper, burrow swim around us he is in the only one who is not locked in to his environment.
S6: That brilliant sequence of cultural peaks can most appropriately be termed the ascent of man.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QPRS
B. SRQP
C. QRSP
D. SQRP

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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21. 

S1: The dictionary is the best friend of you task.
P : That may not be possible always.
Q : It is wise to look it up immediately.
R : Then it must be firmly written on the memory and traced at the first opportunity.
S : Never allow a strange word to pass unchallenged.
S6: soon you will realize that this is an exciting task.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PQRS
B. SPQR
C. QRPS
D. SQPR

Answer: Option D

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22. 

S1: The Bhagavadgita recognises the nature of man and the needs of man.
P : All these three aspects constitute the nature of man.
Q : It shows how the human being is rational one, an ethical one and a spiritual one.
R : More than all, it must be a spiritual experience.
S : Nothing can give him fulfilment unless it satisfies his reason, his ethical conscience.
S6: A man whom does not harmonise them, is not truly human.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PSRQ
B. RSPQ
C. QPSR
D. PSQR

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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23. 

S1: I usually sleep quite well in the train, but this time I slept only a little.
P : Most people wanted it shut and I wanted it open.
Q : As usual, I got angry about the window.
R : The quarrel left me completely upset.
S : There were too many people too much huge luggage all around.
S6: It was shut all night, as usual
The Proper sequence should be:

A. RSQP
B. SQPR
C. SQRP
D. RSPQ

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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24. 

S1: In 1934, William Golding published a small volume of poems.
P : During the World War II(1939-45) he joined the Royal Navy and was present at the sinking of the Bismarck.
Q : He returned to teaching in 1945 and gave it up in 1962, and is now a full time writer.
R : In 1939, he married and started teaching at Vishop Wordsworth school in Salisbury.
S : At first his novels were not accepted.
S6: But the Lord of the files which came out in 1954 was welcomed as "a most absorbing and instructive tale".
The Proper sequence should be:

A. RPQS
B. RPSQ
C. SRPQ
D. SQPR

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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