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  • Direction for Individual Question Each of the following questions in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labeled and you are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence so as to form a meaningful sentence. Select the apt option which does so.

Ordering of Words: Test-1

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Question 1
All the students
P: affirmed positively that
Q: responded eagerly to the question and
R: the political affiliation of student unions
S: interviewed on television was undesirable.
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
SRPQ
C
RPQS
D
SQPR
Question 1 Explanation:
The correct sequence is SQPR. The two parts of the sentence that inevitably will have to be together are SQ. They need to come together in this arrangement only i.e. SQ. this pair can only be seen in option (d), which is the correct option.
Question 2
The future
P: is gloomy
Q: outlook
R: animal
S: of this noble
The correct sequence should be
A
PQSR
B
QPRS
C
RPSQ
D
QSRP
Question 2 Explanation:
The correct sequence is QSRP. The correct sequence of the sentence is QSRP, option (d). No confusion can arise in the other options as the sentence formation in those options is improper.
Question 3
As the car
P: stood up
Q: to greet him
R: came near the door
S: the waiters
The correct sequence should be
A
QPSR
B
SRPQ
C
RSPQ
D
PRSQ
Question 3 Explanation:
The correct sequence is RSPQ. When the start of the sentence is given something as ‘As the car’, the next most suitable phrase with it would be R. there is only one with R as the first part of the sentence. Therefore, the correct order is RSPQ, option (c).
Question 4
Happiness does not consist
P: in rank or position,
Q: it is a state of mind
R: who are contended
S: available to those
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
QPRS
C
PQSR
D
RPSQ
Question 4 Explanation:
The correct sequence is PQSR. Going through the phrases, we find that the sentence part pair QS is inseparable. The only option that has this pair is option (c) which has the sequence of PQSR.
Question 5
We
P: intend to shift
Q: with our family
R: to Bombay
S: which consists of three persons
The correct sequence should be
A
PQRS
B
PRQS
C
QRPS
D
RQPS
Question 5 Explanation:
The correct sequence is PRQS. None of the phrases other than phrase P make sense as the first option keeping in mind the subject verb agreement. Therefore options (c) and (d) get eliminated. But, option (a) is not the right answer as that sequence does not follow the basic sentence formation rules. Therefore, the correct answer is option (b).
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