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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-5

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Question 1
S1 : For years the old chair stood is one of the empty antics.
S6 : I saw my parents madly in love again.
P: So when I saw it for the last time, it stood there.
Q: When my mother died, I wanted to sell it but could not.
R: It was there for many years after my father died.
S: I peeped in the past.
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
SRQP
C
RPQS
D
RQPS
Question 1 Explanation:
The correct sequence is RQPS. The ‘it’ in R is the ‘chair’ mentioned in S1, so it should be the first statement. Q tells that it couldn’t be sold, and it existed with him even after his mother’s death. P tells that when he saw ‘it’ for the last time, it stood there. In ‘S’, he tells that he peeped in the past and saw his parents deeply in love again (as given in S6).
Question 2
S1: When his business failed, he began to look for a job in an office.
S6 : Unable to bear misfortunes any further, he started toying with the idea of ending his life of burdens and strains.
P: To overcome depression he took to drinking and became addicted to it.
Q: He soon realized that nothing was more difficult than to find a job.
R: Without job he failed to meet the daily requirements of his family which made him highly depressed.
S: Quarrel ensured invariably between husband and wife when he returned home in a state of drunkenness.
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
SRQP
C
QSRP
D
QRPS
Question 2 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QRPS. S1 starts with the idea that he started looking for a job. Q states that he realized that it was more difficult. R States that he became depressed. P states that he took to drinking to overcome depression. S depicts the results of his habits.
Question 3
S1 : I sat at the table and ate.
S6 : I was just the normal Ramaswamy, husband of Madeleine.
P: My breathing became suddenly difficult.
Q: I concentrated on my food and I was convinced I had to eat.
R: I stooped, however, any exhibition of the extraordinary.
S: But lungs have temperament.
The correct sequence should be
A
PRSQ
B
QSPR
C
QSRP
D
SPRQ
Question 3 Explanation:
The correct sequence is SPRQ. S1 tells what the author was doing when his breathing became suddenly difficult. S states that lungs have a temperament, and suddenly his breathing became suddenly difficult as in P. R states his reaction. Q continues R.
Question 4
S1: Dinner had been served-his daughter laid out the plates.
S6 : Then, silently she left the table to retire for the night-it was as if she had never been there.
P: She was just a child, only 14-too young, too simple to know to understand.
Q: He sat down groundly, not saying a word to her.
R: She had already had her meal and was standing by his side, not quite knowing what to do.
S: Bread and cheese-a simple subsistence at the end of a not-so-simple life.
Which one of the following is the correct sequence?
A
QPSR
B
RPSQ
C
QRPS
D
SQPR
Question 4 Explanation:
The correct sequence is SQPR S tells what the dinner was. Q depicts what he did. ‘She’ in P refers to his daughter as given in S1. R talks about her further.
Question 5
S1: I had not seen my father for several years.
S6 : His words sank deep into my heart.
P: I met him late one evening in his flat.
Q: I wrote him a note suggesting a very early meeting.
R: He listened to my story in silence.
S: When he spoke, his voice was soft but without warmth.
Which one of the following is the correct sequence?
A
QSRP
B
PQRS
C
QPRS
D
QPSR
Question 5 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QPRS. S1 tells that the writer had not seen his father since years. Q tells that, he had written a note suggesting a very early meeting. P tells that he had met his father in his flat. R tells about his father’s gesture. S talks more about his father.
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