free Online Test Ordering of Sentences Questions and Answers Quiz 2
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"Success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan."
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1 - 10): In this section each question consists
of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are
given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences
in each have been jumbled up and labelled P, Q, R and S. You
are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences
and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet
: There were no finger prints anywhere.
: These conclusions made the detectives think that it
was a fake theft.
P : First of all it was impossible even for a child to enter
through the hole in the roof.
Q : When the investigators tried to reconstruct the crime,
they came up against facts.
R : Moreover, when the detectives tried to push a silver
vase, it was found to be double the size of the hole.
S : Again, the size of the hole was examined by the experts
who said that nothing had been passed through it.
The correct sequence is QPRS. The sentence $S_
about that there were no finger prints anywhere. The
next statement should be Q because it is in continuation
of the S1 and describes that the investigators tried to
reconstruct the crime scene. The next statement should
be P and R because it concludes that it is impossible
even for a child to enter through the hole and the
silver vase was found to be double its size. The next
sentence S is in sync with $S_
and explains that size of
the hole was again examined and the theft was said to
: If you want to film a scene in slow motion you run the
camera twice as fast as usual, which sounds ridiculous
: On the screen, everything appears at half the speed
at which the camera recorded it when it was filmed.
P : If you are filming in slow motion, however, the camera
runs at twice the normal speed, yet, in spite of this,
the projector which shows the film will be run at the
normal speed, and this means that the projector will
show the film at half the speed at which it was
Q : This is because the camera which took the pictures
and the projector which shows them run at the same
R : When a film camera is running at normal speed, it
takes twenty-four pictures a second.
S : When the film is run through the film projector in the
camera twenty-four pictures a second appear on the
The correct sequence is RSQP. The sentence $S_
how to film slow scenes. It tells how a film camera
should role. The next sentences should be R and S
because they are in continuation and describe the way
camera works in normal speed. Sentence Q should be
the next because it describes how it works. The next
sentence should be P because it tells how it works in
the slow motion
The correct sequence is QSRP. The sentence $S_
that great quantities of animal oil come from whales.
The next sentence should be about whales only, thus
Q. The next statement should be S and R that are in
sync with each other and talks about the blubber of
the whale. P should precede sentence $S_
talks about the oil yield
The correct sequence is SPQR. The sentence $S_
about how the reality gap between theatre and plays
have become vast and how it's a matter of joy if a
contemporary play is staged. The next statement should
be S because it describes about a recently staged playPrassana's Gandhiji. The next sentences should be P
and Q because it describes the meaning of the play.
The last statement should be R because it is sync with
and talks about Gandhiji's legacy.
The correct sequence is QSPR. The sentence $S_
about how people in present day are proud to call
themselves civilized. The next statement is Q because
it questions the statement $S_
that being dressed up
and living properly means civilised. The next statement
should be S because it highlights that science has
given us inventions which our forefathers didn't had.
The next statements should be P and R that are in sync
with each other and also $S_6$ and describes how science
is not a boon but a bane also.
: As for the young prince, he found her more lovely
and lovable than ever, and insisted upon marrying
P : She embraced them, telling them she forgave them
with all her heart.
Q : Then she departed with the herald to the King's palace.
R : They were not in the least surprised, for everybody
believed in fairies, and everybody longed to have a
S : She told her wh ole story to His Majesty and the royal
The proper sequence should be
Option (c) PQSR is the correct answer. Then comes P
i.e. after her sisters recognized her, she embraced them
and forgave them. Then, comes Q which says she
departed to the herald. Then comes S, which says she
told the whole story to her majesty and the royal family.
R follows next which says which talks about the people
believing her story about fairies.
For this item, the correct answer would be (c). the very
first sentence says that village people don't have access
to newspapers. The next would be R, which says they
only get news from travellers. Then comes S which
tells that these travellers come from distant places.
Then comes P which says that they move into the hills
with news. Then comes Q which says that in return
they take away news form the hills.
First comes P which says a stag was admiring his
shadow in the pool. Then comes R which says that
the stag was not happy with his legs. Then comes Q
which says that suddenly hunters came. Then comes
S which says that he could run with the help of his
legs but his horns got caught in the bush. Thus the
answer is (c).