- These tests are a check for your learning and are meant to serve as tools for assessment.
- 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-18
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1. Money is not the root of all evils. (P) Or. what about the desire for power driving people to horrible cnmes? (Q) Even purposeless cruelty can be seen in many instances of evil behaviour. (R) For example neither teachers nor parents profit in any way by torturing children. (S) The evils of sexual offenders are not motivated by financial gains. (6) No. we can only say that money is the root of some evil.
Question 1 Explanation:
The first sentence is option Q), followed by R) and P), and the last sentence is S).
1. The school has always been P. tradition from one Q. the most important R. the wealth of S. means of transferring 6. generations to the next.
Question 2 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is Q), followed by S) and R), and the last sentence is P).
1. Pollution is one of the evils brought about by the growth of science. P. Air pollution has very harmful effects. Q. They pollute the air and the atmosphere. R. It is making the environment, water and air dirty. S. Factories and industries keep throwing out smoke which contains toxic gases. 6. People living in the surroundings breathe the impure air and are affected by diseases of the lungs and heart.
1.An observation home is called a formicarium. P. Then, if a small ant hill is dug up carefully, you will find the hump-backed queen. Q. You will probably discover that you have some of the strange ant guests too. R. It can be' made of two panes of glass separated by strips of wood around the edges. S. Put her in a jar with some of her workers, larvae and cocoons. 6. Carefully place them all in the formicarium.
Question 4 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is R, followed by P and S, and the last sentence out of the given options is Q.
1. Nobody in their mind would doubt that America has problems. P. Leave out euphoria, after the Gulf War and that is the highest such figure for six years. Q. And whatever the gloomy politicians may think, Americans themselves seem to sense that. R. But these are problems, things that can and will be solved they are not the stuff of national crisis. S. The latest Time/CNN poll says 62% of Americans thought their nation was doing "fairly well" or "very well" 6. All it needs now is for politicians to catch the new mood of optimism.
Question 5 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.
1. Fighting a fire demands a lot of strength and endurance (P) The breathing unit may weigh as much as 25 kilograms. (Q) The protective clothing the firefighter wears will weigh about 10 kilograms. (R)The fire-fighter will normally wear an oxygen mask and carry an oxygen tank. (S) Apart from these, he will have to carry the hose and other tools. (6) The weight of the hose and other tools, the fire-fighter-carries, will be around 50 kilograms.
Question 6 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is Q, followed by R and P, and the last sentence out of the given options is S.
1. It will be better P. to a few than enrol Q. to provide quality education R. them out as graduates S. en masse and chum 6. after perfunctory teaching
Question 7 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is Q, followed by P and S, and the last sentence out of the given options is R.
1. The stronger (P) the phosphor (9) the more light (R) of electrons (S) the beam (6) gives out.
Question 8 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is S, followed by R and Q, and the last sentence out of the given options is P.
1. Once upon a time, there was a little man. P. Some people called him Rabi. Q. He walked like a rabbit. R. His face and hands were brown. S. That is why people called him Brownie. 6. But his real name was Thomas Cook, though he never cooked anything.
Question 9 Explanation:
The first sentence out of the given options is R, followed by S and Q, and the last sentence out of the given options is P.
1. Einstein was a bad student. (P) He attended classes regularly and took down careful notes. (Q) His friend Marcel Grossman, on the other hand, was an irreproachable student. (R) These notes he shared with Einstein. (S) He resented having to attend Lectures (6) If Einstein passed his examinations. it was only because of Grossman.
Question 10 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.
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