Exercise 2

Instructions to Solve
In questions below, each passage consist of six sentences. The first and sixth sentence are given in the begining. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled as P, Q, R and S. Find out the proper order for the four sentences.

Question 6 :

S1: Moncure Conway devoted his life to two great objects freedom of thought, and freedom of the individual.
P : They threaten both kinds of freedom.
Q : But something also has been lost.
R : There are now dangers, somewhat different in form from those of the past ages.
S : In regard to both these objects, something has been gained since his time.
S6: Unless a vigorous and vigilant public opinion can be aroused in defence of them, there will be much less of both a hundred years hence then there is now.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PQRS
B). QSPR
C). SQRP
D). RSPQ
Answer : Option C

Question 7 :

S1: The study of speech disorders due to brain injury suggests that patients can think without having adequate control over their language.
P : But they succeed in playing games of chess.
Q : Some patients, for example fail to find the names of objects presented to them.
R : They can even use the concepts needed for chess playing, though they are unable to express many of the concepts in ordinary language.
S : They even find it difficult to interpret long written notices.
S6: How they manage to do this we do not know.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PSQR
B). RPSQ
C). QSPR
D). SRPQ
Answer : Option C

Question 8 :

S1: A black haired, young woman came tripping along.
P : She was leading a young woman wearing a hat.
Q : The woman swept it off and tossed it in the air.
R : The child jumped up to catch the hat.
S : The young man tossed his head to shake the hat back.
S6: Both disappeared from view.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PSQR
B). RPSQ
C). QRPS
D). SQRP
Answer : Option A

Question 9 :

S1: We now know that the oceans are very deep.
P : For example, the Indian ocean has a range called the Indian Ridge.
Q : Much of it is fairly flat.
R : However, there are great mountain ranges as well.
S : On average the bottom is 2.5 miles to 3.5 miles down
S6: This reaches from the India to the Antarctic.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). SQPR
B). PQSR
C). RSQP
D). QPRS
Answer : Option A

Question 10 :

S1: Minnie went shopping one morning.
P : Disappointed She turned around and returned to the parking lot.
Q : She got out and walked to the nearest shop.
R : She drove her car into the parking lot and stopped.
S : It was there that she realised that she'd forgotten her purse at home.
S6: She drove home with an empty basket.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). RSQP
B). RQSP
C). PQRS
D). QPRS
Answer : Option B