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  • The test is designed to check your current understanding of the language and whether you are able to logically co-relate different parts of a paragraph.
  • Directions for individual questions: The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labeled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

Ordering of Sentences: Test-17

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Question 1
1. Even the smallest insect of the living world is made up of a large number of cells. (P) Furthermore, the cells in these small creatures widely differ in their structure and function. . (Q) An ant, or a gnat, for example is composed of hundreds of thousands of cells. (R) Even a mite has cells making up its skeletal structure. (S) It also has cells dedicated to digestive and reproductive functions. (6) The cell system 01 small organisms is microscopic but marvelous, isn't it ?
A
SRQP
B
QRSP
C
SQPR
D
QPRS
Question 1 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is Q), followed by P) and R), and the last sentence is S).
Question 2
1. The pigeons were used P. as messengers Q. which were tied R. in the olden days S. to carry messages 6. to their feet.
A
PQRS
B
SPRQ
C
PRSQ
D
PRQS
Question 2 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is P), followed by R) and S), and the last sentence is Q).
Question 3
1. Failure is nothing to be Ashamed of for there is hardly any man who has not failed in life, not once but many times. P. What is important is the way we take our failure Q. It has been well said that he who never made a mistake never achieved anything of great worth R. From the little child who tries to stand up to the would-be conqueror who tries to conquer some new territory, everyone has to face failure S. If we face our failure boldly and resolve to fight again we are sure to achieve victory in the long run 6. Thus failures can prove stepping stones in our march to victory.
A
RSQP
B
PQRS
C
RPQS
D
RQPS
Question 3 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is R, followed by Q and P, and the last sentence out of the given options is S.
Question 4
1. Abraham worked very hard and had no time to feel lonely. P. Abraham was very fond of books. Q. When his day's work in the fields or in the forest was over he settled down in the evenings to read by the light of the fire. R. She used to sit by the fireside in the evenings and tell him stories. S. His mother had taught him to read when he was very young. 6. Every evening he would spend his time in reading all the books he could find.
A
QSRP
B
SPRQ
C
PSRQ
D
PRSQ
Question 4 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is P, followed by S and R, and the last sentence out of the given options is Q.
Question 5
1. We were taking tea at the Rathna Tea Stall. (P) We found a tourist bus which had just rammed into a tamarind tree on the roadside, (Q) We rushed out of the tea stall. (R) We helped the passengers to get out of the bus. (S) Suddenly we heard a loud noise Followed by a cry for help. (6) We informed the hospital and also the police about accident.
A
SQPR
B
QSRP
C
PRSQ
D
RSQP
Question 5 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is S, followed by Q and P, and the last sentence out of the given options is R.
Question 6
1. Mr. Ramaswamy is a very strict man. P. He earns nearly three thousand rupees a month. Q. He also believes that it is foolish to waste one's time or money. R. He is not a poor man. S. He believes that life means work only. 6. But he wants his children to lead a simple life.
A
PSQR
B
SQRP
C
RQPS
D
SRQP
Question 6 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is S, followed by Q and R, and the last sentence out of the given options is P.
Question 7
1. Superstition and (P) the supposed powers : (Q) thrive on (R) magical practices (S) of dreams to (6) foretell the future.
A
SPQR
B
PSQR
C
RSQP
D
RQPS
Question 7 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is R, followed by Q and P, and the last sentence out of the given options is S.
Question 8
1. He wanted to adopt his father's profession. P. He was influenced by his strong desire to see India free. Q. From now on, he was a changed man. R. He made up his mind. S. He came in contact with Mahatma Gandhi. 6. He wished to change the lot of the naked and hungry masses of India.
A
QRPS
B
SPRQ
C
RSPQ
D
PQSR
Question 8 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is S, followed by P and R, and the last sentence out of the given options is Q.
Question 9
1. Thirty years from now P. and industry will be scarce Q. almost half of the people R. that water for drinking farming S. then living may find 6. according to a study by Dr.S. Posten.
A
S P Q R
B
S R P Q
C
Q S R P
D
Q S P R
Question 9 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is Q, followed by S and R, and the last sentence out of the given options is P.
Question 10
1. There are many roads into the world of books, but the way of fiction is probably the most common. P. Then too the appeal of the Story, whether told as poem, Play, History, Biography, or novel is primitive and strong Q. The reason is plain. R. They are to us what epic poetry was to the Greeks and Romans, what the stage was to the Elizabethans. S. The novel and the short story come closer to the experience of the modem reader than any other form of contemporary writing. 6 Mankind's delight in stories is as timeless and universal as the art of the story teller.
A
QSRP
B
SRPQ
C
RSQP
D
PRSQ
Question 10 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is Q, followed by S and R, and the last sentence out of the given options is P.
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