Exercise 1

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 31 :

S1: Once King Shantnu met a young and beautiful fisher girl.
P : He went to the fisherman and asked him for her asked him for her hand in marriage.
Q : The King was extremely sad and returned to his palace.
R : He fell in love with the fisher girl.
S : The fisherman agreed to it condition that the son of his daughter should be heir to the throne of Hastinapur.
S6: Devavrata, the King's son, asked him the reason of his sadness.
The Proper sequence should be:


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

Question 32 :

S1: Reliogion is not a matter of mere dogmatic conformity.
P : It is not merely going through the ritual prescribed to us.
Q : It is not a question of ceremonial piety.
R : Unless that kind of transformation occurs, you are not an authentically religious man.
S : It is the remarking of your own self, the transformation of your nature.
S6: A man of that character is free from fear, free from hatred.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). SPRQ
B). QPSR
C). PSRQ
D). SPQR
Answer : Option B

Question 33 :

S1: We speak today of self-determination in politics.
P : So long as one is conscious of a restraint, it is possible to resist it or to near it as a necessary evil and to keep free in spirit.
Q : Slavery begins when one ceases to feel that restraint and it depends on if the evil is accepted as good.
R : There is, however, a subtler domination exercised in the sphere of ideas by one culture to another.
S : Political subjection primarily means restraint on the outer life of people.
S6: Cultural subjection is ordinarily of an unconscious character and it implies slavery from the very start.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). SPRQ
B). RSQP
C). SPQR
D). RSPQ
Answer : Option C

Question 34 :

S1: Once upon a time an ant lived on the bank of river.
P : The dove saw the ant struggling in water in a helpless condition.
Q : All its efforts to come up is failed.
R : One day it suddenly slipped in to water.
S : A dove lived in the tree on the bank not far from the spot.
S6: She was touched.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). RQSP
B). QRPS
C). SRPQ
D). PQRS
Answer : Option A

Question 35 :

S1: The December dance and music season in Madras is like the annual tropical cyclone.
P : A few among the new aspirants dazzle witht he colour of youth, like fresh saplings.
Q : It rains an abundance of music for over a fortnight.
R : Thick clouds expectation charge the atmosphere with voluminous advertisements.
S : At the end of it one is left with the feeling that the music of only those artists seasoned by careful nurturing, stands tall like well-routed trees.
S6: Many a hastily planed shrub gets washed away in the storm.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). RQPS
B). QRPS
C). RQSP
D). QRSP
Answer : Option B