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.

67. 

S1: Several sub-cities have been planned around capital.
P : Dwarga is the first among them.
Q : They are expected to alleviate the problem of housing.
R : It is coming up in the south west of capital.
S : It will cater to over one million people when completed.
S6: Hopefully the housing problem will not be as acute at present after these sub-cities are built.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QPRS
B. PRSQ
C. PQRS
D. QRSP

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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68. 

S1: Forecasting the weather has always been a difficult business.
P : During a period of drought, streams and rivers dried up, the cattle died from thirst and were ruined.
Q : Many different things affect the weather and we have to study them carefully to make accurate forecast.
R : Ancient Egyptians had no need of weather in the Nile Valley hardly ever changes.
S : In early times, when there were no instruments, such as thermometer or the barometer, man looked for tell-tale signs in the sky.
S6: He made his forecasts by watching flights of the birds or the way smoke rose from fire.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PRQS
B. QPRS
C. QRPS
D. SPQR

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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69. 

S1: As he passed beneath her he heard the swish of her wings.
P : He was not falling head long now.
Q : The monstrous terror seized him.
R : But it only lasted a minute.
S : He could hear nothing.
S6: The next moment he felt his wings spread outwards.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PSQR
B. QSPR
C. QSRP
D. PRQS

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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70. 

S1: Ms. Parasuram started a Petrol Pump in Madras.
P : A total to 12 girls now work at the pump.
Q : She advertised in newspapers for women staff.
R : They operate in 2 shifts.
S : The response was good.
S6: Thus she has shown the way for many others.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. PQSR
B. SQPR
C. QSPR
D. PQRS

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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71. 

S1: Sun birds are among the smallest of Indian birds.
P : Though they are functionally similar to the humming birds of the New World, they are totally unrelated.
Q : They do eat insects too.
R : They are also some of the most brilliantly coloured birds.
S : sun birds feed on nectar mostly and helped in pollination.
S6: Our common sun birds are the purple sun bird, the glossy black species and purple rumped sun bird, the yellow and maroon species.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. SQPR
B. RPSQ
C. QPRS
D. PSRQ

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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72. 

S1: For decades, American society has been calling a melting pot
P : Differences remained - in appearence, mannerisms, customs, speech, religion and more.
Q : The term has long been a cliche and half-truth.
R : But homogenisation was never acheived.
S : Yes, immigrants from diverse cultures and traditions did cast off vestiges of their native lands and become almost imperceptibly woven in to the American fabric.
S6: In recent years, such differences accentuated by the arrival of immigrants from Asia and other parts of the world in the United States - have become something to celebrate and to nurture.
The Proper sequence should be:

A. QRSP
B. SQRP
C. SQPR
D. QSRP

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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