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.

49. 

S1: Once upon atime there lived three young men in a certain town of Hindustan.
P : All the people of the neighbourhood were mortally afraid of them.
Q : They were so powerful that they could catch growing lions and tear them to pieces.
R : Someone told them that they would become immortal if they killed Death.
S : The young men believed themselves to be very good friends.
S6: All of them set out in search of their foe called Death.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QPRS
B. SQPR
C. RSQP
D. SRPQ

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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50. 

S1: Metals are today being replaced by polymers in many applications.
P : Above all, they are cheaper and easier to process making them a viable alternative to metals.
Q : Polymers are essentially a long chains of hydrocarbon molecules.
R : Today polymers as strong as metals have been developed.
S : These have replaced the traditional chromium-plated metallic bumpers in cars.
S6: Many Indian Institutes of science and Technology run special programmes on polymer science.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QRSP
B. RSQP
C. RQSP
D. QRPS

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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51. 

S1: Since the sixties there has been an increasing interest in neurophysiology, which deals with the neural bases of mental activity and behaviour.
P : It has format which is very similar to that of Brain and Language, a sister journal.
Q : Since then, a number of journals devoted entirely to this area of research have appeared.
R : Before the 1960's when this field was the concern of a small number of investigators, research articles were scattered in various neurological journals.
S : Brain and cognition is one such journal.
S6: So far the journal has published the mixture of articles including reports and investigations.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. RQSP
B. QRSP
C. QSPR
D. RSPQ

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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52. 

S1: An elderly lady suddenly became blind.
P : The doctor called daily and every time he took away some of her furniture he liked.
Q : At last she was cured and the doctor demanded his fee.
R : She agreed to pay a large fee to the doctor who would cure her
S : On being refused, the doctor wanted to know the reason.
S6: The lady said that she had not been properly cured because she could not see all his furniture.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PQRS
B. RPQS
C. RSPQ
D. RQPS

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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53. 

S1: What are the causes of our chronic food shortage ?
P : To find for these growing new millions is desperate task.
Q : every year, we add more than a crore of persons to our population.
R : Despite stupendous efforts by our government, the population is growing unabated.
S : The chief cause is the population explosion.
S6: This unprecedented growth can drag us to the doors of starvation very soon.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QRSP
B. SQPR
C. QPRS
D. PSQR

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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54. 

S1: Our ancestors thought that anything which moved itself was alive.
P : The philosopher Descartes thought that both men and animals were machines.
Q : But a machine such as a motorcar or a steamship moves itself, as soon as machines which moved themselves had been made, people asked "Is man a machine?"
R : And before the days of machinery that was a good definition.
S : He also thought that the human machine was partly controlled by the soul action on a certain part of the brain, while animals had no souls.
S6: Therefore some scientists think that life is just a very complicated mechanism.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PRSQ
B. RPQS
C. PSQR
D. RQPS

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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