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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: As I say, I was born and brought up in an Atmosphere of the confluence of three movements, all of which were revolutionary.
S6: He should not only have his own seeds but prepare his own soil.

P: I was born in a family which had to live its own life, which led me from my young days to seek guidance for my own self expression in my own inner standard of judgement.
Q: No poet should borrow his medium ready-made from some shop of respectability.
R: But the language which belonged to the people had to be modulated according to the urging which I as an individual had.
S: The medium of expression, doubtless, was my mother tongue.


2. S1: But how does a new word get into the dictionary?
S6: He sorts them according to their grammatical function, and carefully 'writes a definition.

P: When a new dictionary is being edited, a lexicographer collects all the alphabetically arTange(,' citation slips for a particular word.
Q: The dictionary makers notice it and. make a note of it on a citation slip. i
R: The moment a new word is coined, it usually enters the spoken language.
S: The word then passes from the realm of hearing to the realm of writing.


3. S1: A small pool in the rocks outside my cottage in the Mussoorie hills provides me endless delight.
S6: It did and then, looking up, saw me and leapt across the ravine to disappear into the forest.

P: I stood very still, anxious that it should drink its fill.
Q: And once I saw a barking deer, head lowered at the edge of the pool.
R: Water beetles paddle the surface, while tiny fish lurk in the shallows.
S: Sometimes a spotted fork - tail bird comes to drink, hopping delicately from rock to rock.


4. S1: The press enables us to know about the world and happenings around us.
S6: While moulding it mends and mending it moulds the public opinion.

P: It governs the current ideas in the country and controls the course of events.
Q: There is no doubt that the newspaper is the only teacher of the common man.
R: It is indeed the mouthpiece of the people.
S: It is feared that in the absence of the press, government would be less responsible, the judge less honest and civil servant less efficient.


5. S1: It is true that we cannot bring about social equality by law and that therefore there are still inequalities in Indian society.
S6: The secular state as found in India, recognises the importance of religion to the individual by giving hi ' in freedom to practice it and tell others about it, within the limits of the Constitution.

P: In the United States of America, for instance, Negroes have equal rights under the Constitution but unfortunately these rights are not always given to them freely by the White majority.
Q: It takes time for people to change their way of thinking.
R: This is a problem common to many countries.
S: It is only when we realise that social equality means not only that men are equal before the law, but also equal in the eyes of God that we can begin to have a completely casteless society.



6. S1: Several sub-cities have been planned around the capital.
S6: Hopefully the housing problem will not be as acute as at present after these sub-cities are built.

P: Dwarka is the first among them.
Q: They are expected to alleviate the problem of housing.
R: It is coming up in the south-west of the capital.
S: It will cater to one million people when completed.


7. S1: The tooth had abscessed and was causing considerable pain.
S6: It has not returned to this day.

P: Finally, in desperation, she went inside a wooden pyramid model and sat down praying for miracles.
Q: Since it was Sunday morning, no dentist was available.
R: What happened she is not sure, but after fen minutes the pain simply faded away.
S: Common pain killers had been of no avail.


8. S1: No one knows when tea was first discovered, or how it came to be such a popular drink.
S6: It was called Cha's Ching, which, translated, means Tea Scripture.

P: By the eighth century A.D. most Chinese were drinking tea, both because they liked it as a beverage and for its medicinal value.
Q: Tea was so popular that one of the most distinguished poets of the T'ang dynasty, a man called Lu Yu, even wrote a holy scripture about it.
R: The beverage is generally accepted to have originated in China hundreds of years ago.
S: Records going back to the fourth century A.D. refer to tea.


9. S1: Much of our adult behaviour and our attitudes are determined by our upbringing.
S6: Psychologists have studied these forces in depth.

P: But the process does not stop here.
Q: In particular by the effects of that small part of society which is our family.
R: As we grow we are constantly and increasingly affected by new forces such as the social pressure of our friends and the larger world of society.
S: The family and our early life have profound effect on our later life.


10. S1: Music, like literature, is an art that deals with sound.
S6: They refer to specific things other than themselves such as objects and ideas.

P: Literature makes use of words which are sounds.
Q: They also have meanings.
R: And the writer must be concerned with the effect produced by the sounds he uses.
S: But words are not only sounds.


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