In this type, the first and the last (sixth) sentences are fixed. The four sentences between them are jumbled up and you are required to arrange them logically to form a coherent paragraph. The advantage of this is that, the first and last sentences provide clues; when the first sentence is already given it is easy to figure out what comes after it. In the questions below, arrange sentences A, B, C, and D between sentences 1 and 6, to form a logical paragraph.
1. 1. Mosquitoes are one of the worst enemies of mankind.
A) The most important thing is to prevent their breeding.
B) They spread horrible diseases like Malaria
C) We ourselves can do a lot to save ourselves from the attack of mosquitoes.
D) Municipalities and corporations have accepted it as their bounden duty to destroy mosquitoes.
6. Life will be many times pleasanter if only we can wipe out mosquitoes from the face of the Earth.
1) BCDA 2) ABCD 3) DBAC 4) BDCA
2. 1. The exact cause of migraine is still unknown.
A) Several factors like digestive disorders and mental problems have been said to be causative factors.
B) Certain foods like cheese or chocolates have also been found to trigger off an attack.
C) The causative factors are numerous.
D) It seems to be hereditary and a majority of sufferers are women.
6. It is a soothing fact that scientists have developed some effective medicine to reduce the pain.
1) CABD 2) CADB 3) DBCA 4) CBAD
3. 1. In the Middle Ages manufacture of cloth was divided amongst a number of associations of skilled workers who performed different operations required in its production
A) But the associations of skilled workers lacked the capital to buy it.
B) Consequently he began to assume the role of employer.
C) With the mechanization of these operations complicated apparatus became necessary for economic production
D) The banker therefore stepped in to finance the industrialization of these operations
6. This was one of the reasons why industries flourished in such rich countries as France, Italy and Britain.
1) CABD 2) CADB 3) DBCA 4) CBAD
4. 1. Regular and frequent practice is essential if you want to learn how to write well.
A) Even among the most popular writers inspiration is rare.
B) Writing is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent hard work, so the sooner you get into the habit of writing the better
C) It is no good writing until you have an inspiration before you write.
D) That is, you learn to write by writing.
6. If you keep your eyes and ears open you will see plenty of things to write about around you to be able to discipline yourself to write.
1) CABD 2) CADB 3) ADBC 4) CBDA
5. 1. Women are too much inclined to follow in the footsteps of men.
A) Their mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine.
B) They are not needed to think men's thoughts.
C) There is no need for women to do men's work.
D) Women try to think as men think, try to solve the general problems of life as men solve them.
6. It is better for women to keep up their own individuality.
1) DABC 2) CBAD 3) DCBA 4) DCAB
6. 1. Modem scientific outlook helps to increase the number of realists
A) Realists be eve that there is an objective reality out there independent of ourselves
B) This reality exists solely by virtue of how the world is and it is in principle discoverable by the application of scientific methods.
C) They believe in the possibility of determining whether a theory is true or false
D) I think it is fair to say that this is the position to which most working scientists subscribe
6. It is certain that a time will come when realism will rule the world.
1) ACBD 2) ABCD 3) BCDA 4) CDAB
7. 1. The advancement of technology has changed the face of the world.
A) There is a strong manufacturing base for a variety of products.
B) India has come a long way on the technology front.
C) But the technology adopted has been largely of foreign origin.
D) There are however areas like agriculture where india has achieved much progress.
6. It is hoped that india will rise and stand on par with the developed nations in the near future.
1) ACBD 2) BCDA 3) CBAD 4) DCAB
8. 1. Like all other creatures of God enemies have a purpose in the world.
A) They also encourage self esteem.
B) They offer criticism of one's conduct that is not always provided by friends.
C) There is something positive to be gained by acknowledging one's enemies.
D) How would we know the magnitude of our own worth without someone worthless attacking it?
6. That is how enemies become friends.
1) CADB 2) CBAD 3) BDCA 4) CABD
9. 1. The Savanna country forms a vast horseshoe around the West Afrian jungle.
A) It is much more varied in character than the other grasslands.
B) Low thorn bushes are common in many parts of it.
C) Elsewhere low rocky hills stud the landscape.
D) In some places there are large boabal trees which store water during the infrequent rains.
6. Altogether it may be called a wonderland.
1) ACDB 2) ABDC 3) CABD 4) ACBD
10. 1. India led the battle of freedom against imperialism.
A) That technique brought success.
B) We championed the cause of other countries.
C) We fought it with a special technique.
D) We are happy that they achieved freedom.
6. Some countries are still slaves.
1) CABD 2) DBCA 3) CADB 4) ACBD
1-4 2-1 3-2 4-1 5-3 6-2 7-2 8-2 9-2 10-1 11-2 12-1 13-1 14-2 15-2
11. 1. Appraising an employee's performance is a tricky task and requires the right assessment of both the individual and the system.
A) The odd thing about performance appraisal is that it's not done often since managers, supervisors and employees almost hate it.
B) Performance appraisal is one of the most misused tools in management history.
C) Performance appraisal is a very tricky task and managers mostly feel uncomfortable in appraisals.
D) Employees undertake them for the wrong reasons and wrong perspectives; it ends up putting the manager and the employee on different 'sides'.
6. Performance appraisals are not only used for determining pay increases and promotions but also to find out where the employees have committed mistakes.
1) DCBA 2) BACD 3) CABD 4) ADBC
12. 1. While the pragmatic, opportunist, Dravidian parties, could acquire considerable political clout, the exclusively Tamil nationalist parties have rarely enjoyed popularity.
A) Tamil nationalism has a long and chequered history. The various Dravidian parties too have posed as champions of Tamil interests.
B) The present Constitution must be scrapped at once and a new one, true to federalism should be adopted. All states should have the right of secession.
C) When we talk about Dravidian nationalism, we are actually talking about Tamil Nationalism
D) The linguistic re-organization of states and the separation of Andhra in the fifties put an end to all hopes of a Dravidian revolution against the Aryan enemy.
6. However the criticism of the Tamil Nationalists is based on a wrong concept. Tamil and Dravidian Nationalism are one.
1) CADB 2) DBAC 3) CDAB 4) CBAD
13. 1. The Government must make plans to reverse the 'brain drain'.
A) Youngsters have many complaints about our country hence they leave the country as they wish.
B) This is a place - a 'home' for many of us; they love it as they live in it.
C) We now have a whole lot of school-going youngsters who are building their dreams in lands far away.
D) It will be healthy to help companies set up shop in our own country keeping in mind the future of our youth and our country.
6. Hence the only way to keep the best in talent and brains is to recognise them and give credit to the work done by them.
1) DCAB 2) CABD 3) BACD 4) ACBD
14. 1. Differentiation is the law of life, and religious differences are bound to persist.
A) It doesn't mean that we should hate each other.
B) All the lessons that the world can learn from India are only for the learned.
C) The truth of universal acceptance preached in India should be preached all over the world.
D) There are many lessons that the world can learn from India.
6. India is unique in its 'Unity in Diversity' inspite of the law which quotes differentiation as the law of life.
1) CDBA 2) ACDB 3) DABC 4) BDCA
15. 1. There are examinations at school which a pupil can pass by cramming the texts.
A) But for spiritual knowledge mere memory of holy texts will be of no use in passing the tests.
B) One can score in them by the power of memory
C) A competent guru alone can provide the necessary guidance to an earnest disciple.
D) What the text says has to be reflected upon and experienced by the speaker.
6. Thus, reading, reflection and experience are the three stages in gaining spiritual knowledge.
1) CDAB 2) BACD 3) DCAB 4) CADB