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.

25. 

S1: The future beckons to us.
P : In fact we have hard work ahead.
Q : Where do we go and what shall be our endeavour?
R : We shall also have to fight and end poverty, ignorance and disease.
S : It will be to bring freedom and oppurtunity to the common man.
S6: There is no resting for any one of us till we redeem our pledge in full.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PSRQ
B. QPSR
C. QSRP
D. SRPQ

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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26. 

S1: Most of the universities in the country are now facing financial crisis.
P : Cost benefit yardstick thus should not be applied in the case of universities.
Q : The current state of affairs cannot be allowed to continue for long.
R : Universities cannot be equated with commercial enterprises.
S : Proper development of universities and colleges must be ensured.
S6: The Government should realise this before it is too late.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QRPS
B. QSPR
C. QRSP
D. QPRS

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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27. 

S1: While talking to a group, one should feel self-confident and courageous.
P : Nor is it a gift bestowed by providence on only a few.
Q : One should also learn how to think calmly and clearly.
R : It is like the ability to play golf.
S : It is not as difficult as most men imagine.
S6: Any man can develop his capacity if he has the desire to do so.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. SQPR
B. QSPR
C. QRSP
D. RSQP

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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28. 

S1: A ceiling on urban property.
P : No mill-owner could own factories or mills or plants.
Q : And mass circulation papers
R : Would mean that
S : No press magnate could own printing presses.
S6: since their value would exceed the ceiling fixed by the government.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QSRP
B. RPSQ
C. SRPQ
D. QPSR

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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29. 

S1: The art of growing old is one which the passage of time has forced upon my attention.
P : One of these is undue absorption in the past.
Q : One's thought must be directed to the future and to things about which there is something to be done.
R : Psychologically, there are two dangers to be guarded against in old age.
S : It does not do to live in memories, in regrets for the good old days, or in sadness about friend who are dead.
S6: This is not always easy one's own past is gradually increasing weight.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QSRP
B. RPQS
C. RPSQ
D. QPRS

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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30. 

S1: I keep on flapping my big ears all day.
P : They also fear that I will flip them all away.
Q : But children wonder why I flap them so.
R : I flap them so to make sure they are safely there on either side of my head.
S : But I know what I am doing.
S6: Am I not a smart, intelligent elephant?
The Proper sequence should be:

A. SRQP
B. QPSR
C. QPRS
D. PSRQ

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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