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  • Direction for Individual Question In each questions, the first and the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6 respectively. The rest of the passage is split into four parts. These four sentences are jumbled. Read the sentences and identify their correct and logical order.

Ordering of Sentences: Test-2

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Question 1
S1: Bacteria in the mouth can cause bad odour and painful tooth decay.
S6: Toothpaste advertisements are truthful when they advise us to brush regularly.
P: Children's eating habits leave them prone to tooth decay.
Q: They grow in food particles left between teeth.
R: They often eat sweets and other items between meals.
S: Therefore, regular brushing after every meal eaten at home is essential.
The correct sequence should be
A
PQSR
B
QPRS
C
RSPQ
D
QRPS
Question 1 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QPRS. ‘They’ (Q) represents the bacteria (S1). P talks about children and their eating habits. R extends P further (‘They’ stands for children). S provides an advice for the same.
Question 2
S1: What kind of India are we working for and what kind of world?
S6 : Some small part of that dream has come true, but not in the manner I had imagined, and so much still remains.
P: Surely not, if there has been any truth in us and in our professions.
Q: Here in this city of Allahabad my boyhood and youth were spent in dreaming dreams and seeing visions of India's future.
R: Was there any real substance in those dreams or were they merely the fancies of a fevered brain?
S: Are hatred and violence and fear and communalism and narrow provincialism to mould our future?
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
QRSP
C
SPQR
D
SQRP
Question 2 Explanation:
The correct sequence is SPQR. After the question in S1, S puts up a question. P puts up an answer for it. Q talks about what he dreamt of. R questions about the dream mentioned in sentence Q.
Question 3
S1: A devastating earthquake had hit Mexico city.
S6 : The condition of 1000 others was reported unsafe.
P: Fifty more were later judged danqerously close to falling.
Q: The quake's force was measured at 7.8 on the Richter scale.
R: In four chaotic minutes, an estimated 250 buildings collapsed in downtown Mexico city.
S: It was the world's most severe quake since the quake in Chile last March.
The correct sequence should be
A
SRPQ
B
QSRP
C
PQSR
D
RPQS
Question 3 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QSRP. S1 introduces earthquake in Mexico as the central idea of the passage. Q gives away a fact related to the quake. S talks about the severity of the quake. R extends the idea in S. P extends R by telling that ‘fifty more’ (buildings) were judged close to falling.
Question 4
S1 : One of the odd-looking birds of the ocean is the penguin.
S6 : With the aid of flippers they can dive into the water.
P: Penguins cannot fly.
Q: It is found in the cold regions of the Antarctic circle.
R: Their wings have been changed into swimming flippers.
S: They use them like oars.
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
QPRS
C
RSPQ
D
QRSP
Question 4 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QPRS. S1 talks about penguins. The ‘it’ in Q refers to the penguins. P talks about the flying ability of penguins. R further explains P. The ‘them’ in R refers to the wings of the penguins.
Question 5
S1 : William Cowper was born in 1731 at the rectory of Berkhamstead.
S6 : He left Westminster in 1748.
P: From both sides (mother and father) he was well-connected.
Q: He was the son of a country rector.
R: Cowper was sent to a boarding house at the nearby village where the bullying brought on a nervous inflammation of the eyes.
S: He then moved to Westminster School, where he was reasonably happy.
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
PRQS
C
RSQP
D
QPRS
Question 5 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QPRS S1 introduces William Cowper. Q tells more about him. P talks about his family relations. R talks about his life away from home, and that he was bullied at the boarding house. S tells that he later moved to Westminster School.
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