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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: This year many States have been badly affected by the drought situation prevailing in the country.
S6: Either way, it seems the lot of the Indian farmer to be at the mercy of the elements.

P: No better is the situation elsewhere, where floods have ravaged the standing crop.
Q: Though some have been less affected, even these are facing an uphill task in managing the situation.
R: Especially pitiable is the plight of the poor farmer who cannot offord a tubewell to irrigate his land.
S: Here the predicament is more equitable, for everybody's land is similarly submerged under ten feet of water.


2. S1: Kabir knew that Ramananda got up very early in the morning and went down on the steps of the 'ghat'to bathe in the waters of the sacred Ganges.
S6: He said, "You have given me the mantra, 'Ram, Ram,' I have become your disciple".

P: As Ramananda came down the steps before daybreak for his usual bath, he trod on the sleeping man.
Q: Kabir at once jumped up and threw himself at the feet of the preacher.
R: "Ram, Ram", he exclaimed in astonishment.
S: One dark night, Kabir went to the 'ghat' and lay down on one of the river steps.


3. 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.


4. 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.


5. S1: You live either in a village or a town of India.
S6: India is our motherland.

P: Many villages and towns form a tehsil or a taluka.
Q: There are also some areas in our country called Union Territories.
R: Many tehsils or talukas form a district and many districts form a State.
S: These, together with all the states of our country make India.



6. 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.


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: 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.


9. 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.


10. 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.


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