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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-12

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Question 1
S1: James Watt used the power of steam to drive machines.
S6 : The jet engine is relatively more recent.
P: With petrol engines people were able to build motor cars and airplanes.
Q: Then, many years later, the petrol engine was invented.
R: These provided quicker means of travelling.
S: His invention was used later by other clever men to give us the railway engine.
The correct sequence should be
A
SQPR
B
PQRS
C
PSRQ
D
QSRP
Question 1 Explanation:
The correct sequence is SQPR. S will follow S1 because it starts with ‘his’, a pronoun for James Watt.S. Then Q introduces ‘petrol engine’, P continues it. R talks about both the types of engines and so should be placed last.
Question 2
S1: Man's growth from barbarism to civilization is supposed to be the theme of history.
S6: In many ways, therefore, man has not made very great progress.
P: Strong countries attack and oppress weaker ones.
Q: But it is difficult to believe this ideal has been reached.
R: There is ample evidence of barbarism even today.
S: Individuals too exploit their fellows.
The correct sequence should be
A
QRPS
B
RQSP
C
QRSP
D
RPSQ
Question 2 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QRPS. Q talks more about ‘this ideal’ (Man's growth from barbarism to civilization, S1). R extends the idea depicted by Q (evidence of barbarism even today). P provides the necessary evidence as stated in Q. S extends the idea in P.
Question 3
S1: I will not be able to see you tomorrow.
S6: At any rate I'll see you later in the week.
P: There is only a simple laboratory test to be done.
Q: Once I know what the diagnosis is, I can contact the doctor.
R: However, if you like, you can phone me.
S: We will then follow his instructions.
The correct sequence should be
A
SPRQ
B
RPQS
C
SRPQ
D
RQSP
Question 3 Explanation:
The correct sequence is RPQS. R is continuing the conversation ahead and provides an alternative (of calling). P states the reason behind S1 (laboratory test), Q continues it. S further extends this (‘then’ follow ‘his’-the Doctor’s, instructions).
Question 4
S1: In democratic countries men are equal before law, and have a voice in deciding how and by whom they shall be governed.
S6 : And they live like this not for fun, but because they are too poor to afford another room.
P: While some few people live in luxury, many have not even enough to drink and wear.
Q: But with respect to the sharing of money-which means the sharing of food and clothing, and houses and books and so on the system is still very unfair.
R: There are many families of five or six persons who live in a single room; they sleep and dress and wash and eat their meals; in this same room they are born; and in this same they die.
S: Even in the finest of world's cities thousands of people live in dreadful surroundings.
The correct sequence should be
A
QRSP
B
SRPQ
C
QPSR
D
PQRS
Question 4 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QPSR S1 introduces the motif of the passage. Q picks out the unfair aspects of the system introduced in S1. P and S extend Q. R gives an example for what is said in S. S6 talk about the same people as mentioned in R.
Question 5
S1: There is still another important characteristic of living things.
S6 : And abrupt changes occur too, which are called mutations.
P: One generation is not a perfect copy of the preceding generation.
Q: Plants and animals are not exactly like their parents.
R: That attribute is the capacity to evolve.
S: There is a continual realignment of inherited characteristics.
The correct sequence should be
A
PSQR
B
RQPS
C
QSRP
D
RSPQ
Question 5 Explanation:
The correct sequence is RQPS. The first statement talks about a characteristic of living things. R points out that attribute. P elucidates it further. S talks about how parents and animals are not alike.
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