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 46 :

S1: I had halted on the road.
P : As soon as I saw the elephant I knew I should not shoot him.
Q : It is a serious matter to shoot a working elephant.
R : I knew that his 'must' was already passing off.
S : The elephant was standing 8 yards from the road.
S6: I decided to watch him for a while and then go home.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). SPQR
B). PQSR
C). RQPS
D). SRPQ
Answer : Option B

Question 47 :

S1: There is only one monkey we can thoroughly recommend as an indoor pet.
P : They quickly die from colds and coughs after the first winter fogs.
Q : It is beautiful and intelligent Capuchin monkey.
R : The lively little Capuchins, however, may be left for years in an English house without the least danger to their health.
S : The Marmosets, it is true, are more beautiful than a Capuchins and just as pleasing, but they are too delicate for the English climate
S6: Finally let me say that no other monkey has a better temper or winning ways.
The Proper sequence should be:


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

Question 48 :

S1: A man can be physically confined within stone walls.
P : But his mind and spirit will still be free.
Q : Thus his freedom of action may be restricted.
R : His hopes and aspiration still remain with him.
S : Hence, he will be free spiritually if not physically.
S6: No tyranny can intimidate a lover of liberty.
The Proper sequence should be:


A). PQRS
B). SRQP
C). QPRS
D). QPSR
Answer : Option A

Question 49 :

S1: Once upon atime there lived three young men in a certain town of Hindustan.
P : All the people of the neighbourhood were mortally afraid of them.
Q : They were so powerful that they could catch growing lions and tear them to pieces.
R : Someone told them that they would become immortal if they killed Death.
S : The young men believed themselves to be very good friends.
S6: All of them set out in search of their foe called Death.
The Proper sequence should be:


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

Question 50 :

S1: Metals are today being replaced by polymers in many applications.
P : Above all, they are cheaper and easier to process making them a viable alternative to metals.
Q : Polymers are essentially a long chains of hydrocarbon molecules.
R : Today polymers as strong as metals have been developed.
S : These have replaced the traditional chromium-plated metallic bumpers in cars.
S6: Many Indian Institutes of science and Technology run special programmes on polymer science.
The Proper sequence should be:


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