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Ordering of Sentences
Directions:In the following items each passage consists of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentence are given in the beginning. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q R and S. You are required to find out the proper sequence of the four sentences.


1. S1: Over the centuries the face of the earth has become crowded with monuments and memorials.
S6: We must have more space for building new things and developing open countryside.

P: Films, pictures and even miniature models can be made of the relics for posterity interested in knowing about them.
Q: Some people however would contend that antiquity should be preserved for future generations.
R: If they were all to be preserved we will have very little space for other, more useful, things.
S: Personally, I do not agree with their contention.


2. S1: The essence of democracy is the active participation of the people in government affair.
S6: By and large it is the actual practice of our way of life.

P: When the people are active watchmen and participants, we have that fertile soil in which democracy fluorishes.
Q: This democracy of ours is founded upon a faith in the overall judgement of the people as a whole.
R: When the people - do not participate, the spirit of democratic action dies.
S: When the people are honestly and clearly informed, their common sense can be relied upon to carry the nation safely through any crisis.


3. S1: A farmer was taking the grain to the mill in sacks.
S6: But the farmer saw that he was none other than the nobleman.

P: It was too heavy for him to lift.
Q: On the way the horse stumbled, and one of the sacks fell to the ground.
R: Presently he saw a rider coming towards him.
S: He stood waiting till he found somebody to help him.


4. S1: The similarity between the human body and a machine is rather superficial.
S6: The points of difference far outweigh the points of resemblance.

P: Beyond that, comparison fails.
Q: No machine grows in size; no machine sees, hears or feels.
R: It can be summed up in the statement that both require fuel and oxygen.and obtain energy.
S: No machine thinks.


5. S1: Satyajit Ray made several films for children.
S6: But today few think of Ray as a maker of children's films.

P: Later film - makers have followed his lead.
Q: Today other nations are making children's films in a big way.
R: This was at a time when no director considered children as potential audience.
S: Ray was, thus pioneer in the field.



6. S1: We speak today of self-determination in politics.
S6: Cultural subjection is ordinarily of an unconscious character and it implies slavery from the very start.

P: So long as one is conscious of a restraint, it is possible to resist it or to bear -it as a necessary evil and to keep free in spirit.
Q: Slavery begins when one ceases to feel the 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 ong culture on another.
S: Political subjection primarily means restraint on the outer life of people.


7. S1: There is only one monkey we can thoroughly recommend as an idoor pet.
S6: Finally, let me say that no other monkey has a better temper or more winning ways.

P: They quickly die from colds and coughs after the first winter fogs.
Q: It is the 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 the Capuchins and just as pleasing, but they are too delicate for the English climate.


8. S1: You know my wife, Madhavi, always urged me to give up smoking".
S6: "Poor,'-girl!"

P: I really gave it up.
Q: And so when I went to jail I said to myself I really must give it up, if for no other reason than of being self - reliant.
R: When I emerged from jail, I wanted to tell her of my great triumph.
S: But when I met her, there she was with a packet of cigarettes.


9. S1: In the middle of one side of the square sits the Chairman of the committee, the most important person in the room.
S6: From the moment its members meet, it begins to have a sort nebulous life of its own.

P: For a committee is not just a mere collection of individuals.
Q: On him rests much of the responsibility for the success or failure of the committee.
R: While this is happening we have an opportunity to get the 'feel' of this committee.
S: As the meeting opens, he runs briskly through a number of formalities.


10. S1: The motor car is one of the useful gifts of modern science.
S6: Finally in this age of energy crisis a personal car is an expensive thing.

P: One of these is the smoke and pollution that it creates.
Q: It has made short and medium distance journeys , fast and comfortable.
R: The other is that it has made journey by road hazardous.
S: Yet we can't say that a motor car is a blessing W ithout disadvantages.


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