Verbal Ability - Paragraph Formation - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Paragraph Formation - Section 15 (Q.No. 5)
Directions to Solve
Rearrange the following five sentences in proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below.
  1. A Study to this effects suggests that the average white-collar worker demonstrates only about 25% listening efficiency.
  2. However for trained and good listeners it is not unusual to use all the three approaches during a setting, thus improving listening efficiency.
  3. There are three approaches to listening: Listening for comprehension, Listening for empathy and Listening for evaluation.
  4. Although we spend nearly half of each communication interaction listening, we do not listen well.
  5. Each approach has a particular emphasis that may help us to receive and process informationin different settings.

Which of the sentences should come first in the paragraph ?
Answer: Option
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4 comments Page 1 of 1.

Vikas Bharti said:   4 years ago
I think 35412 is correct.

Prachi Jamgade said:   5 years ago
I think the correct order is 35241.

Kaushal said:   9 years ago
Even I got 35412. But 35241 makes more sense. The '3 approaches' key word is initiated in the first sentence (point 3) and is explained in the second (point 5). It makes more sense for point 2 to be the third sentence because it explains the type of people who use it.

Otherwise, it's too early to introduce point 4 into third place. Keeping point 2 in the last place might look correct because it compares against white collar's inefficiency but the '3 approaches' key word in the point 2 will be left ignored insensibly.

Shayoni said:   9 years ago
I think the order should be 35412. What do you think?

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