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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: The exact cause of migraine is still not known.
S6: On the other handphysical overexertion, fatigue, irregularities in dietary habits, prolonged eye strain are common precipitating factors.

P: Several factors like digestive disorders and psychological disturbances, have been said to be causative factors.
Q: Certain foods like cheese, chocolate or red wine have also been found to trigger off an attack.
R: The causative factors are numerous : psychologically, anxiety and frustration play an important part.
S: It seems to be hereditary and a majority of sufferers are women.


2. 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.


3. S1: Have you ever thought of the ways in which birds are useful to man?
S6: Finally, birds and their eggs form an important part of man's food.

P: Again, there are some birds that help us to keep our surroundings clean by removing dead animals and decaying matter.
Q: A bird eats hundreds of insects every day, and thus helps to limit the insect population of the world.
R: Their service to man is to check the growth of insects.
S: Another service done by birds to man is to kill. animals like rats and squirrels which destroy the farmers' crops.


4. 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.


5. S1: We must also understand that the fruits of labour are sweeter than the gifts of fortune.
S6: The best life, therefore, is lived both in thought and deed.

P: Moreover, too much of thinking is also a disease.
Q: Indeed, thought and action can be separately analysed but can never be separated from each other.
R: Hence, thought to be complete demands action and action without thought also has no value.
S: It keeps us depressed and gloomy.



6. S1: Does the arrival of a particular species of migratory birds herald the onset of monsoon?
S6: These birds have been observed to reach India just prior to the rains.

P: They have sighted the pied crested cuckoos, inhabitants of the African continent.
Q: If their belief is correct then the rains are round the comer.
R: Ornithologists at the Bombay National History Society believe so.
S: They normally migrate to the Indian sub-continent just before the monsoon season for breeding.


7. 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.


8. 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.


9. 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.


10. 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.


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