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Paragraph Sequencing

Multiple Choice Questions

11.  

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


 



    12.  

    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) A right to equal opportunity
    (B) while we are born equal
    (C) all have not the same capacity
    (D) meaning that we have



      13.   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



        14.  

        In each of the following questions, 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. Time flows on without any stop.
        P. In fact change is the law of nature.
        Q. The condition in which a man lives; his ideas and thoughts are changing from age to age.
        R. This is true not only of physical life.
        S. That is why, things are always changing.
        6. Thus, our mode of living and ideas are different from those of our grandfathers.








         



          15.   In the following questions, the first and the last sentences/parts of the passage/ sentence are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage/ sentence 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. Then find the correct answer.

          1. The system of Sati prevailed among upper caste Hindus in the 19th century.
          P. However, reformers like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, launched powerful anti-Sat campaign.
          Q. Between 1815 and 1818 in Bengal alone, 800 women be-came Satis.
          R. The British did not take any legal action against this practice.
          S. They feared a backlash from orthodox elements.
          6. Lord William Bentinck was responsible for passing a law abolishing Sati.



            16.  

            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: In that frame of mind, we have little sense of identity, safety or security.
            Q: Courage is required to explore our secret life because we must first withdraw from the social mirror, where we are fed positive and negative feedback continuously.
            S: As we get used to this social feedback, it becomes a comfort zone.
            R: And we may opt to avoid self-examination and idle away our time in a vacuum of reverie and rationalization.



              17.  

              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: For however elusively, it still knew of harbours and anchors, of homes to which to return, and of barns in which to store the harvest.
              Q: The works of the early Renaissance and the poetry of Shakespeare vibrate with the compassion for live experience in danger of dying from exposure and neglect.
              R: Yes, it was a genius of courage, not of desperate audacity.
              S: In this compassion was the creative genius of the age.



                18.  

                In the following questions, the first 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 (s) and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

                1. A couple in my neighbour is known for shouting at each other.
                P. With an apprehension of a serious fight between the two I went closer to the door and peeped in.
                Q. I intended to calm them down.
                R. I could guess both of them lay peacefully in their bed.
                S. Last night at about 11 O’clock I could hear shrieks and sounds.
                6. The fight was going on in a T.V. Serial on a channel.



                  19.  

                  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 sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

                  1.  Education in India had a glorious beginning.
                  P.  But after the British rule, it faced many changes.
                  Q. It went on for centuries with the same glory.
                  R. English as the medium of instruction had a very great response.
                  S. One of the changes was the introduction of English as the medium of instruction.
                  6. As the Britishers left we had a complexity of opinions regarding English.



                    20.  

                    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.

                    Some of these
                    X.    height of more than
                    Y.    2000 feet above the sea
                    Z.   rocks rise to the



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