Direction: Six sentences are given below, which when arranged in the correct sequence, form a coherent paragraph. Among these, the introductory sentence of the paragraph is provided to you, and the next five statements are given in any random order. Rearrange the five statements, and answer the questions that follow.
1. Entrepreneurs are said to be the backbone of a market economy, and for good reason.
A. They use their precious savings to acquire scarce resources.
B. They then transform these into various consumer goods according to the market demand.
C. But they also end up helping society in many crucial ways.
D. Of course, entrepreneurs engage in the risky business of foreseeing demand only to earn personal profits.
E. If their judgment about demand turns out to be right, they earn profits; if it's wrong, they suffer losses.
Q. Which of the following, after rearrangement, will be the THIRD sentence?
  • a)
    A
  • b)
    C
  • c)
    D
  • d)
    B
  • e)
    E
Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

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Nipun Tuteja
Jan 18, 2022
Correct Order - ABDEC
Sentence 1 begins the passage by talking about the fact that entrepreneurs are like the backbone of the economy. A and B are a pair and follow 1: A talks about how entrepreneurs acquire scarce resources, and B talks about what they do with these resources. D and E are a pair: E talks about the risky nature of the business entrepreneurs do, E talks about how it is risky. C concludes by telling us that entrepreneurs also help the society in many ways.

Correct Order - ABDECSentence 1 begins the passage by talking about the fact that entrepreneurs are like the backbone of the economy. A and B are a pair and follow 1: A talks about how entrepreneurs acquire scarce resources, and B talks about what they do with these resources. D and E are a pair: E talks about the risky nature of the business entrepreneurs do, E talks about how it is risky. C concludes by telling us that entrepreneurs also help the society in many ways.
Correct Order - ABDECSentence 1 begins the passage by talking about the fact that entrepreneurs are like the backbone of the economy. A and B are a pair and follow 1: A talks about how entrepreneurs acquire scarce resources, and B talks about what they do with these resources. D and E are a pair: E talks about the risky nature of the business entrepreneurs do, E talks about how it is risky. C concludes by telling us that entrepreneurs also help the society in many ways.