Test: Ordering Of Sentences- 2


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QUESTION: 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.

Q.

S1:Venice is a strange and beautiful city in the north of Italy.

P :There are about four hundred old stone bridges joining the island of Venice.

Q :In this city there are no motor cars, no horses, no buses.

R :These small islands are near one another.

S :It is not an island but a hundred and seventeen islands.

S6:This is because Venice has no streets.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:

It is not an island but a hundred and seventeen islands. These small islands are near one another. There are about four hundred old stone bridges joining the island of Venice. In this city there are no motor cars, no horses, no buses.

QUESTION: 2

S1:The Hound of Baskervilles was feared by the people of the area.

P :Some people spoke of seeing a huge, shadowy form a Hound at midnight on the moor.

Q :But they spoke of it in tones of horror.

R :Nobody had actually seen the hound.

S :This shadowy form did not reveal any details about the animal.

S6:The Hound of Baskervilles remains an unsolved mystery.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:
QUESTION: 3

S1:A gentleman who lived alone always had two plates placed on the table at dinner time.

P :One day just as he sat down to dine, the cat rushed in to the room.

Q :One plate was for himself and other was for his cat.

R :she drooped a mouse into her own plate and another into her master plate.

S :He used to give the cat a piece of meat from his own plate.

S6:In this way the cat showed her gratitude to her master.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:
QUESTION: 4

S1:Ants eat worms, centipedes and spiders.

P :They are usually much quicker than the ant itself.

Q :Nevertheless, these animals do not make easy game for ants.

R :Besides, they have an extraordinary number of ways of escaping.

S:They also eat larvae and insect adults such as flies, moths and spring tails.

S6:Some jump, and some give out a pungent repellent substance.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

S1:Satyajit Ray made several films for children.

P :Later film makers have followed his lead.

Q :Today other nations are making the children's film in a big way.

R :This was at a time when no director considered children as potential audience.

S :Ray was, thus, a pioneer in the field.

S6:But today few think of Ray as a maker of children's films.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:

R should come after S1, since it contains the description about that time.
After making films for children when no were considered children as potential audience, Ray become a pioneer in that field.
Film makers followed Ray after Ray being pioneer.
After some film makers, the others also followed and today the other nations also are making the children's film.
So, the proper sequence should be RSQP.
 

QUESTION: 6

S1:Hungary, with a population of about 10 million, lies between Czechoslovakia to the north and Yugoslavia to the south.

P :Here a great deal of grain is grown.

Q :In recent years, however, progress has been made also in the field of industrialisation.

R :Most of this country consists of an extremely fertile plain, through which the river Danube flows.

S :In addition to grain, the plain produces potatoes, sugar, wine and livestock.

S6:The new industries derive mainly from agricultural production.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

S1:Palaeobotany is the study of fossil plants preserved in rocks dating back in millions of years.

P :Records of the history of the world are contained in fossils.

Q :Through the ages, plants have evolved from simple to more complex forms.

R :First there were water plants then land plants appeared during the Paleozoic era.

S :But since the fossil remains appear locked in rock layers, they are closely related to the geologist area of investigation.

S6:The fossil plants indicate the age of the rock, and also point to facts regarding climate, temperature and topography.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

S1:On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe.

P :At one point, he bent over with a big smile, showing me, a single gold tooth and a dingy fez.

Q :soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me.

R :But this one wouldn't budge.

S :We had been cautioned about beggars and were told to ignore them.

S6:Finally a man walked over to me and whispered, "Hey buddy this guy is your waiter and he wants your order"

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:

After sitting in a Cafe.
Before ignoring someone, at least the person should stand beside you.
So, S should come after Q.
P should come after R.
Thus, the proper sequence should be QSRP.

QUESTION: 9

S1:And then Gandhi came.

P :Get off the backs of these peasants and workers, he told us, all you who live by their exploitation.

Q :He was like a powerful current of fresh air, like a beam of light, like a whirlwind that upset many things.

R :He spoke their language and constantly dre their attention to their appalling conditions.

S :He didn't descent from the top, he seemed to emerge from the masses of India.

S6:Political freedom took new shape and then acquired a new content.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:

He didn’t descent from the top, he seemed to emerge from the masses of India. He spoke their language and constantly drew their attention to their appalling conditions. He was like a powerful current of fresh air, like a beam of light, like a whirlwind that upset many things. Get off the backs of these peasants and workers, he told us, all you who live by their exploitation.

QUESTION: 10

S1:Biological evolution has not fitted man to any specific environment.

P :It is by no means a biological evolution, but it is a cultural one.

Q :His imagination, his reason, his emotional subtlety and toughness, makes it possible for him not to accept the environment but to change.

R :And that series of inventions by which man from age by age has reshaped his environment is a different kind of evolution.

S :Among the multitude of animals which scamper, burrow swim around us he is in the only one who is not locked in to his environment.

S6:That brilliant sequence of cultural peaks can most appropriately be termed the ascent of man.

The Proper sequence should be:

Solution:

His imagination, his reason, his emotional subtlety and toughness, makes it possible for him not to accept the environment but to change. And that series of inventions by which man from age by age has reshaped his environment is a different kind of evolution. Among the multitude of animals which scamper, burrow swim around us he is in the only one who is not locked into his environment. It is by no means a biological evolution, but is a cultural one.

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