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 16 :

S1: She said on the phone that she would report for duty next day.
P : We waited for few days then we decided to go to her place.
Q : But she did not.
R : we found it locked.
S : Even after that we waited for her quite a few days.
S6: Eventually we reported to the police.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PRSQ
B). QPSR
C). QPRS
D). SQPR
Answer : Option C

Question 17 :

S1: Several sub-cities have been planned around capital.
P : Dwarga is the first among them.
Q : They are expected to alleviate the problem of housing.
R : It is coming up in the south west of capital.
S : It will cater to over one million people when completed.
S6: Hopefully the housing problem will not be as acute at present after these sub-cities are built.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). QPRS
B). PRSQ
C). PQRS
D). QRSP
Answer : Option A

Question 18 :

S1: Forecasting the weather has always been a difficult business.
P : During a period of drought, streams and rivers dried up, the cattle died from thirst and were ruined.
Q : Many different things affect the weather and we have to study them carefully to make accurate forecast.
R : Ancient Egyptians had no need of weather in the Nile Valley hardly ever changes.
S : In early times, when there were no instruments, such as thermometer or the barometer, man looked for tell-tale signs in the sky.
S6: He made his forecasts by watching flights of the birds or the way smoke rose from fire.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PRQS
B). QPRS
C). QRPS
D). SPQR
Answer : Option B

Question 19 :

S1: As he passed beneath her he heard the swish of her wings.
P : He was not falling head long now.
Q : The monstrous terror seized him.
R : But it only lasted a minute.
S : He could hear nothing.
S6: The next moment he felt his wings spread outwards.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PSQR
B). QSPR
C). QSRP
D). PRQS
Answer : Option C

Question 20 :

S1: Ms. Parasuram started a Petrol Pump in Madras.
P : A total to 12 girls now work at the pump.
Q : She advertised in newspapers for women staff.
R : They operate in 2 shifts.
S : The response was good.
S6: Thus she has shown the way for many others.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PQSR
B). SQPR
C). QSPR
D). PQRS
Answer : Option C