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.

37. 

S1: Politeness is not a quality possessed by only one nation or race.
P : One may observe that a man of one nation will remove his hat or fold his hands by way of greetings when he meets someone he knows.
Q : A man of another country will not to do so.
R : It is a quality to be found among all peoples and nations in every corner of the earth.
S : Obviously, each person follows the custom of his particular country.
S6: In any case, we should not mock at others habits.
The Proper sequence should be:

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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38. 

S1: Throughout history man has used energy from the sun.
P : Today, when we burn wood or use electric current we are drawing an energy.
Q : However we now have a new supply of energy.
R : All our ordinary life depends on sun.
S : This has come from the sun.
S6: This energy comes from inside atoms.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. SQPR
B. RQPS
C. QSRP
D. PSRQ

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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39. 

S1: This weather-vane often tops a church spire, tower or high building.
P : They are only wind-vanes.
Q : Neither alone can tell us what the weather will be.
R : They are designed to point to direction from which the wind is coming.
S : Just as the barometer only tells us the pressure of air, the weather-vane tells us the direction of wind.
S6: The weather-vane can, however give us some indication of other.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PQRS
B. PSRQ
C. PRSQ
D. SPQR

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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40. 

S1: But how does a new word get into the dictionary?
P : When a new dictionary is being edited, a lexicographer collects all the alphabetically arranged citation slips for a particular word.
Q : The dictionary makers notice it and make a note of it on a citation slip.
R : The moment new word is coined, it usually enter the spoken language.
S : The word then passes from the realm of hearing to the realm of writing.
S6: He sorts them according to their grammatical function, and carefully writes a definition.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PQRS
B. PRSQ
C. RQPS
D. RSQP

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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41. 

S1: Growing up means not only getting larger, but also using our sense and our brain is to become more aware of things around us.
P : Not only does he have a memory but he is able to think and reason.
Q : In this, man differs from all other animals.
R : Before we spray our roadside plants or turn sewage in to our rivers, we should pause to think what the results of our action are likely to do.
S : This is to say, he is able to plan what he is is going to do in the light of his experience before he does it.
S6: In other words, we must develop and use our ability to reason, because the destruction or the preservation of the places in which we live depend on us.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QRSP
B. SPQR
C. SPRQ
D. QPSR

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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42. 

S1: Jawaharlal Nehru was the greatest plan-enthusiast.
P : Under Nehru's advice, the pre-Independent congress set up National Planning Commission in 1938.
Q : But he forgot that what could be achieved by force under the communist dictatorship of Russia was not possible under the democratic set up of India.
R : He took the idea from Russia where Five year plans transformed a very backward country into a top power of the world.
S : No free government can call for compulsory sacrifice and suffering from the whole people.
S6: Nehru himself became the chairman of the commission.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PSQR
B. SRQP
C. QPRS
D. RQSP

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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