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Subject

Paragraph Sequencing

Multiple Choice Questions

1.  

The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P.      It had been umpteen years since we had seen each other.
Q.     One dull dark day in autumn, I was travelling on horseback through a dreary stretch          of countryside.
R.     This was the house of Roderick Usher, who had been my childhood pal.
S.     At night fall, I came in sight of the house of Usher.



    2.  

    In the following question, the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/ passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

    1. It was 7 o' clock in the morning.
    P. He was keenly looking at the approaching vehicles.
    Q. His house was in the lead.
    R. Shardul was waiting for his school bus.
    S. Today is the final day of his school athletic meet.
    6. As a leader of the house, he wanted to win the General Championship by scoring maximum points.



      3.  

      In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentences are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four sentences/parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

      1. A man is born alone
      P. good and bad
      Q. he experiences the
      R. and dies alone, and
      S. consequences of
      6. his actions alone.




       




       


       




       




       



        4.  

        This question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

        P: When the robber was near her bed, she stood up suddenly, 'brandishing the knife. 
        Q: One night the robber did enter her room but Lakshmi did not make any sound.
        R: She just kept a tight hold of the knife and pretended to be sound asleep.
        S: The robber was taken aback and with a loud cry, he ran out. 



          5.  

          In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

          1.  After the Chipko Movement
          P.   that peasants and tribals
          Q.  in the responsible management
          R.  it was demonstrated
          S.  had a greater stake
          6.  of Nature than did supposedly sophisticated city dwellers.



            6.  

            In the following question, the passage /sentence is split into four parts and named A, B, C and D. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

            (A) The blossoming flowers and weakening the roots of our society
            (B) drug addiction
            (C) which is eating away
            (D) is the monster



              7.  

              Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

              The truth about these

              P.   communities is that
              Q.  they deserve to die
              R.  dysfunctional, downscale



                8.   In the following questions, you have six brief passages with 5 questions following each passage, Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

                Television can be very helpful to people who carefully choose the shows that they watch. It can increase our knowledge of the outside world. On the other hand, there are several serious disadvantages of television. In some countries, people watch the ‘boob-tube’ for an average of six hours or more a day. Many children stare at a television screen for more hours each day than they do anything else including studying and sleeping. Many studies show that people become more violent after certain programmer. The most negative effect of the television might be people’s addiction to it.

                'Boob-tube' means



                  9.  

                  In the following questions, the first and the last sentences of the passage are numbered  1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

                  1. Child laborers are posing a grave problem before India.
                  P. Children are paid low wages and the heinous opportunism of employers leads to the employment of children.
                  Q. The government is indifferent to this problem and common people lack awareness in guarding against this social crime.
                  R. It is the extreme poverty of parents that leads children to earn at a mirror age.
                  S. The illiteracy of parents is also responsible for this evil.
                  6. For the solution of this problem we need a thorough economic reform and the spread of literacy.


                   



                    10.  

                    In the following questions, the Ist and the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

                    The dollar has been
                    P. and markets
                    Q. weak for months
                    R. have been fretting
                    S. over a host of
                    6. potential economic worries


                     



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