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 "I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done." - Marie Curie
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.

$Q.$ $S 1$ : I never knew my father or my mother. $S 6$ : There were no children nearby, and so I wandered around in ‘lonely way.

P : I was brought up by my sister, much older than I. Q : They died when I was very young.

R : When Gul Mohammad was working at his forge, used to spend as much time as possible out of doors.

S : She married the village blacksmith, Gul Mohammad and I must say that he was kinder to me than she was.

The proper sequence should be
 QPSR SRQP QSRP PQRS
2 . $S_ 1$ : We voyaged for many months, stopping at islands barter our goods. $S_ 6$ : Presently I rested under a shady tree, had my meal and fell asleep by a murmuring brook.

P : My companions and I went ashore surprised by abundance of fruit and water and the land.

Q : But I strolled on leaving them behind.

R : One day winds guided our ships to an uninhabited island.

S : The men wandered around enjoying the delights of place.

The proper sequence should be
 PRSQ RPSQ PRQS RPQS
3 . $S_ 1$ : Ashoka became an ardent Buddhist and tried utmost to spread the Dharma.

$S_ 6$ : Buddhism thus introduced the elements of peace tolerance in many societies

P : It was only by winning men’s hearts that he sought make converts.

Q : The Buddhists attracted followers by their example of peace and non-violence.

R : But there was no force or compulsion.

S : Thus Ashoka helped in spreading Buddhism far wide in the world.

The proper sequence should be
 RPQS QPRS RPSQ PSQR
4 . $S_ l$ : Some people prefer country life to city life.

$S_ 6$ : For these reasons more and more people are leaving the country to live in the city.

P : Country people live longer and generally seem to be healthier and happier.

Q : And a chance to meet more and more people.

R : Life in the country is quieter, cleaner and less hectic.

S : However, the city offers more excitement and job opportunities.

The proper sequence should be
 PRQS RPQS PQRS RPSQ
5 . $S_ 1$ : Solar hot water systems that can supply hot water at an approximate temperature of 60°C continuously, have recently been introduced.

$S_ 6$ : Larger quantities of water can be heated by increasing the number of solar collectors.

P : A similar 200-litre system, but with two collectors, ideal for a family of five or six, would cost around 7250.

Q : A 100-litre per day system, suitable for a family of two or three, would cost around 4270.

R : These rates, however, do not include the plumbing acquired to connect the system to the kitchen, bathroom or toilet of the building, transportation, installation and taxes.

S : This includes the price of solar collector, a 100-litre insulated storage tank with fittings and an automatic water heater to be used during the monsoons or in an emergency.

The proper sequence should be
 RPQS QSPR SRQP QPSR
6 . $S_ 1$ : Corruption has been accepted as a way of life in India.

$S_ 6$ : I think no serious effort has been made to eradicate the wide-spread evil in India.

P : It is quite rampant in our country.

Q : But it is pity that no one hesitates to accept it when he gets a chance.

R : They criticize and condemn others for taking bribe.

S : It is not uncommon to find people talking against corruption.

The proper sequence should be
 PQSR PSRQ SPQR PQSP
7 . $S_ 1$ : During college, Pamela Johnson had the opportunity to work with a famous anthropologist.

$S_ 6$ : She earned a doctorate and today holds a key government position.

P : When her son was three, she undertook the four-year hard work of post-graduate studies.

Q : But then she married, had a baby and became a full-time mother.

R : None the less, Pamela never lost sight of her desire to study and assists tribal people.

S : She enjoyed the experience and decided to major in Anthropology.

The proper sequence should be
 QPRS SRQP RSQP SQRP
8 . $S_ 1$ : My friend Peter went to live in a village.

$S_ 6$ : It did not like to work.

P : But it was a very slow animal.

Q : So Peter bought a donkey for five pounds.

R : One day his new neighbour told him that he must buy a donkey.

S : Every family there had a donkey to carry things for them.

The proper sequence should be
 SRQP SPRQ QSRP QRSP
9 . $S_ 1$ : Miss Sullivan brought Helen Keller a doll.

$S_ 6$ : Her heart was filled with pleasure and pride.

P : After some efforts, she succeeded in making the letters correctly.

Q : When she had played with it for some time, Miss Sullivan spelt into her hand the letters doll.

R : The child’s attention was arrested by the gentle movement of the finger on her hand.

S : She tried to imitate the finger’s motion.

The proper sequence should be
 QRSP RQPS PSRQ SRQP
10 . $S_ 1$ : When she was not yet an adult, Mother Teresa knew that she had a vocation to help the poor.

$S_ 6$ : She received permission for this after two years.

P : At the age of 18; she left her home to become a nun.

Q : There she taught at a convent high school and became its Principal.

R : She felt that she must leave the job and go into slums to serve the poor.

S : After training at Dublin, she was sent to Kolkata where she took her final vows.

The proper sequence should be
 SRPQ PQSR RSQP PSQR