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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.

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Question 1
1. No other document gives us so intimate a sense of the tone and temper of the first generation poets.
2. Part of the interest of the journal is course historical.
3. And the clues to Wordsworth’s creative processes which the journal are of decisive significance.
4. No even in their own letters do Wordsworth and Coleridge stand so present before us than they do through the references in the journal.
A
2134
B
2413
C
3214
D
4123
Question 1 Explanation: 
Here, statement 2 tells us that the document tells us about history,
1 states which part of history it relates to,
4 elaborates further on the first generation poets by referring to Wordsworth and Coleridge.
Hence, option A is the right choice
Question 2
1. These high plans died, slowly but definitely, and were replaced by the dream of a huge work on philosophy.
2. In doing whatever little he could of the new plan, the poet managed to write speculations on theology, and political theory.
3. The poet’s huge ambitions included writing a philosophic epic on the origin of the evil.
4. However, not much was done in this regard either with only fragments being written.
A
1234
B
3214
C
3412
D
3142
Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement 3 introduces the poet's large plans,
1 shows how they were replaced by the new plans,
4 states how even these plans remained unfulfilled
and 2 tells us what was the ultimate outcome of the plans.
Hence, option D is the apt choice.
Question 3
1. We can never leave off wondering how that which has ever been should cease to be.
2. As we advance in life, we acquire a keener sense of the value of time.
3. Nothing else, indeed, seems to be of any consequence; and we become misers in this sense.
4. We try arrest its few last tottering steps, and to make it linger on the brink of the grave.
A
1342
B
2341
C
2431
D
1234
Question 3 Explanation: 
Statement 2 states our attitude towards value of time as we advance in life,
3 refers to the same by using the phrase 'we become miser in this sense'
and 4 shows how we become misers and 1 represents the concluding statement
Question 4
1. There is no complete knowledge about anything.
2. Our thinking is the outcome of knowledge, and knowledge is always limited.
3. Knowledge always goes hand with ignorance.
4. Therefore, our thinking which is born out of knowledge, is always limited under all circumstances.
A
2314
B
2341
C
4123
D
3241
Question 4 Explanation: 
Statement 3 relates knowledge to ignorance,
2 relates our thinking to our knowledge and states that our knowledge is always limited,
a fact which leads to 4 which states that as knowledge is limited, our thinking is also limited.
Statement 1 concludes the passage. Hence, option D is the right choice.
Question 5
1. Still, Sophie might need an open heart surgery later in life and now be more prone to respiratory infections.
2. But with the news that infant daughter Sophie has a hole in her heart, he appears quite vulnerable.
3. While the condition sounds bad it is not life threatening and frequently corrects itself.
4. Sylvester Stallone has made millions and built a thriving career out of looking invincible
A
4312
B
4213
C
4231
D
4321
Question 5 Explanation: 
Statement 4 introduces Sylvestor Stallone as being a successful man,
2 states the condition of his daughter as a contrast to his carrer,
3 states that the condition might correct itself and 1 states that inspite of the possible cure, how the girl might suffer.
Hence, option C is the right choice.
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