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Exercise

 "Success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan." - (Proverb)
1 . DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1 - 4) : Arrange the sentences, A, B, C and D to form a logical sequence between sentences 1 and 6.

$Q.$ $S_ 1$ : When a lamb is born its mother may die.

$S_ 6$ : If a means of overcoming this natural tendency is found, the lives of millions of lambs can be saved.

P : Thus there will nearly always be both motherless lambs and sheep without lambs.

Q : However a sheep which has lost its own lamb will not feed or look after a motherless lamb.

R : At the same time some new born lambs are too weak to live.

S : This happens in large flocks where many sheep give birth to lambs at the same time.

The proper sequence should be :
 PQSR RPQS SRQP SRPQ
2 . $S_ 1$ : People very seldom have everything they want.

$S_ 6$ : Our decisions indicate our scale of preferences and therefore our priorities.

P : Usually we have to decide carefully how to spend our income.

Q : They may all seem important, but their true importance can be measured by deciding which we are prepared to live without.

R : When we exercise our choice, we do so according to our personal scale of preferences.

S : In this scale of preferences essential commodities come first, then the kind of luxuries which help us to be comfortable, and finally those non-essentials which give us personal pleasure.

The proper sequence should be
 PSQR PRSQ QPSR RPQS
3 . $S_ 1$ : On 5th October 1818, when young Lincoln was approaching his tenth year, his mother Nancy died of fever.

$S_ 6$ : His total education at school comprised only about a year during which he, however, managed to master reading, writing, spelling and some arithmetic.

P : She was illiterate, but she brought with her several books, among which were Pilgrim's Progress, Sindbad the Sailor, Robinson Crusoe and Aesop's Fables.

Q : Lincoln always acknowledged this moral and intellectual debt to his step mother.

R : The following year, his father married Sarah Bush Johnson, a widow with three children.

S : These books provided Lincoln with a mass of knowledge.

The proper sequence should be:
 RPQS PSRQ RPSQ PSQR
4 . $S_ 1$ : Crude oil obtained from the field is taken to a refinery for treatment.

$S_ 6$ : Lubricating oils of various grades are obtained last of all.

P : The gas that comes off later is condensed into parafin.

Q : This allows substances with different boiling points to be separated.

R : The first vapours to rise when cooled provide the finest petrol.

S : The commonest form of treatment is heating.

The proper sequence should be :
 SQRP RSPQ SRPQ RPQS