ordering of sentences - test-02

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: When you leave your house, concentrate your mind on a subject.
S6: It is idle to pretend that your mind is incapable of concentration.

P: Bring the mind back by the scruff of the neck.
Q: You can not by any chance fail if you persevere.
R: Before you have reached the station you will have brought it back about 40 times.
S: You will not have gone ten yards before your mind has skipped away under your very eyes and is playing round the corner with another subject.


2. S1: But Mr. Ford was by no means the inventor of mass production.
S6: When one huge machine began to perform rapidly due operations previously done slowly by hand, the age of mass production was bom.

P: It is difficult, indeed, to say who was.
Q: Brilliant men perfected cotton gins and looms.
R: The inventibn of the steam-engine gave manufacturers the cheap power they needed.
S: When the first large mills for the manufacture of cloth were built, mass production began.


3. S1: Helen Keller has an ageless quality about her in keeping with her amazing life story.
S6: She believes the blind should live and work with their fellows, with full responsibility.

P: Although warmed by this human reaction, she has no wish to be set aside from the rest of mankind.
Q: She is an inspiration to both blind and the seeing everywhere.
R: When she visited Japan after World War II, boys and girls from remote villages ran to her, crying "Helen Keller".
S: Blind, deaf and mute from early childhood, she rose above her triple handicap to become one of the best known characters in the modem world.


4. S1: In the eighteenth century people expected most of their children to die before they were grown up.
S6: There is no obvious limit to the improvement of health that cail be brought about by medicine.

P: Improvement began at the beginning of the nineteenth century, chiefly owing to vaccination.
Q: The general death rate in 1948 (10.8) was the lowest ever recorded upto that date.
R: In 1920 the infant mortality in England and Wales was 80 per thousand, in 1948 it was 34 per thousand.
S: It has continued ever since and is still continuing.


5. S1: There are divergent theories of education.
S6: No actual education proceeds wholly and completely on any one of the theories.

P: There is still another which holds that education has to be considered rather in relation to community than to the other.
Q: Yet again, some believe that a right proportion of all the theories should go into every system.
R: The other holds that the purpose of education is to impart culture.
S: The first considers that the sole purpose of education is to provide opportunities for growth.



6. S1: Machines have parts made of iron.
S6: When the machine is not in use it should be covered.

P: They must be painted or chrome plated.
Q: Some parts rub against each other.
R: Iron gets rusted.
S: They must be lubricated with oil or grease.


7. S1: Always remember that regular and frequent practice is essential ifyou are to learn to write well.
S6: If you keep your eyes and ears open, you will find plenty of things 'to write about around you to be able to discipline yourself to write.

P: Even with the most famous writers, inspiration is rare.
Q: Writing is 99 percent hard work and one percent inspiration, so the sooner you get into the habit of writing, the better.
R: It is no good waiting until you have an inspiration before you write.
S: You learn to write by writing.


8. 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.


9. S1: While crossing a busy road we should obey the policeman on duty.
S6: We should never run while crossing a road.

P: We should always cross the road at the zebra crossing.
Q: We must look to the signal lights and cross the road only when the road is clear.
R: If there are no signal lights at the crossing, we should look to the right, then to the left and again to the right before crossing the road.
S: If the road is not clear we should wait.


10. S1: We and all other animals breathe in and breathe out air all the time.
S6: It is a part of the earth.

P: If we stop breathing, we die.
Q: It is because of this fact that we are able to live.
R: It is called the atmosphere.
S: All parts of the earth are surTounded by air.


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