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Exercise

 "Loneliness is the most terrible poverty." - Mother Teresa
1 . DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1 - 10) : In the following questions, each passage consists of six sentences. The first and sixth sentence are given in the beginning as $S_ 1$ and $S_ 6$ . The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q, R and S. You are requested to find out the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

$Q.$ $S_ 1$ : A boy tried to discover how wasps find their way home.

$S_ 6$ : These wasps flew straight home.

P : He carried them two miles away and let them go.

Q : First, he marked each of a number of wasps with a white spot.

R : He then put them into a paper box.

S : To do this he carried out a test on them.

The proper sequence should be
 PSQR SRQP SQRP QPSR
2 . $S 1$ : Rivers have played a great role in our lives.

$S 6$ : That was how Sindhu was pronounced by some foreigners.

P : It is famous as the Indus valley civilization.

Q : Communication and trade depended on the rivers for centuries.

R : Who does not know that the very term India originated from Indus ?

S : One of the earliest civilizations of the world flourished on the river Sindhu.

The proper sequence should be
 SRQP RSPQ QSPR PRSQ
3 . $S_ 1$ : The next day Hiralal woke early.

$S_ 6$ : He could find nothing inside them except two letters.

P : Then he began to take out the bags containing the silver coins and the currency notes.

Q : Three of the bags were empty.

R : After washing his face and hands he went back to his bedroom.

S : Suddenly his heart seemed to stop beating.

The proper sequence should be
 QSPR RPSQ PQRS SPQR
4 . $S_ 1$ : My friend had a dog.

$S_ 6$ : He took it to the veterinary hospital.

P : He was very much upset.

Q : Two days later it returned home.

R : Its right ear had been torn off.

S : One day he could not find the dog anywhere.

The proper sequence should be
 RPSQ PSQT SPQR SQRP
5 . $S_ 1$ : A water tap is a device for turning on and off a flow of water.

$S_ 6$ : The washer is made of a flexible material such as rubber or plastic.

P : The metal parts of a water tap are usually made of brass because brass resists corrosion.

Q : The other part is a washer which is fixed to the bottom of the rod.

R : One is a rod with a handle on the top.

S : It has two important parts.

The proper sequence should be
 PQRS SRQP PQSR PRSQ
6 . $S_ 1$ : Now these two types of courage, physical and moral, are very distinct.

$S_ 6$ : Moral courage is a higher and rarer virtue than physical courage.

P : I have known many men who had marked physical courage, but lacked moral courage.

Q : On the other hand, I've seen men who undoubtedly possessed moral courage but were very cautious about taking physical risks.

R : But I've never met a man with moral courage, who wouldn't, when it was really necessary, face bodily danger.

S : Some of them were in high places but they failed to be great in themselves because they lacked it.

The proper sequence should be
 PQRS PSQR PSRQ QSRP
7 . $S_ 1$ : Forests have an influence on the climate of a region

$S_ 6$ : Thus we see that forests in a region often make the climate cooler.

P : Much of the rain that falls beneath the trees dissolves plant food in the soil.

Q : This gives to the air over the forests a coolness which is felt by balloonists and aviators three thousand feet above the earth.

R : The plants absorb all the food and much of the water, but the rest of the water is breathed out through the leaves into the air.

S : This is taken up by the roots of plants and carried upward to the leaves.

The proper sequence should be
 QSRP PSRQ RSPQ SQPR
8 . $S_ 1$ : Albert Edward did very well.

$S_ 6$ : He then appointed a manager to take care of it.

P : He started looking for a place to open the new shop.

Q : He started his shop with great enthusiasm.

R : He did so well that he began to think of opening another shop.

S : One fine morning he found it on a nearby street.

The proper sequence should be
 PQRS RSPQ PRSQ PSRQ
9 . $S_ 1$ : Why do birds migrate in spite of the heavy loss of life on the way ?

$S_ 6$ : The migration of birds thus is a fascinating study, indeed.

P : But birds also also migrate during summer.

Q : Primarily they migrate during the summer.

R : Also they cannot endure the summer heat.

S : And the main reason now is not hunger but availability of the nesting sites.

The proper sequence should be
 QPSR PQRS RSPQ QRPS
10 . $S 1$ : Though hard to please and easily offended, Johnson had a most humane and benevolent heart.

$S 6$ : He got her a job and put her into a virtuous way of living.

P : There he discovered she was one of those wretched persons who had fallen into the lowest state of vice, poverty and disease.

Q : Going home one evening, he found a poor woman lying in the street and took her upon his back and carried her to his house.

R : Soon she was restored to health.

S : Instead of harshly scolding her, he had her taken care of with all tenderness.

The proper sequence should be
 PQRS SRQP PRQS QPSR