Rules For Para Jumbles

Para Jumble Rules:

The Rules for Para Jumbles normally cover the questions where the disordered sentences need to be arranged in a right form so that clear paragraph can be designed.

For the questions you will have 6-8 sentences with a numbers or alphabets like 1,2,3,4,,6 or A,B,C,D,E & F, which needs to be arranged. A simple logic is enough to have mastery in this topic. One of the best approaches to reorder a sentence is by making pairs or couples.

rules for para jumbles

Para Jumbles – Rules

Making couple is a very good practice in the Para jumbling questions. Couples are basically a type of pair in the whole arrangement which needs to be always together. Means these pairs cannot be separated. In all, there are total 6 kinds of couples which will surely assist you in understanding the concept and knowledge of recognizing the right answer.

  • NOUN PRONOUN HINT: The basic rule of noun and pronoun is that noun always comes first.  So, whenever there is a pronoun in the sentences, first thing is to fix the noun and then fix both the sentences together.
    One important thing which you should see here is the terms of gender and number. Meaning noun and pronoun should be in line with these terms.

  • CAUSE (REASON) – EFFECT (RESULT) HINT: In this you should check whether there is any cause and effect relationship among the two sentences. If the answer is yes then they will seem as one after the other.
    For example: “if and then”, “whenever”, “because”, “the cause is”, “when and then”, “the reason is” etc. are the words which represents cause and effect relationship.

  • ACRONYM HINT/FULL FORM – SHORT FORMS: Out of all hints this one is very crucial as it uses both short forms and full forms. If there is full form as well as the short form exists in the sentences, then you need to first take the sentence with full form following with the sentence with abbreviation.

  • CHRONOLOGY HINT: Sometimes in the paragraph you will find questions with some events. These events will be about years, hours, months or some transition words. When, before, after, later are words which indicate timeline.
    You need to arrange these words in a chronological order to make correct paragraph.

  • COMMON SENTENCE TO SPECIFIC SENTENCE HINT: In the paragraph there will be some sentences with general description and few sentences with specific description.
    All you need to do is to put general sentence at first place following with the specific one. 

  • QUESTION – ANSWER HINT: In the paragraph there will be sentence with asking a question. There will also be a sentence which would be providing a solution of that.
    So a question asking sentence will come first to a solution providing sentence. 

Sample Questions

Question 1:

Arrange the sentence in a way that they form a meaning paragraph when put together:

A – Jesus Christ is worshipped as the Messiah of God in Christian Mythology.

B – Christmas is celebrated every year on December 25.

C – Hence, his birthday is one the most joyous ceremonies amongst Christians.

D – The festival marks the celebration of the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. 

Options:

a. BCDA

b. DCAB

c. BDAC

d – CDAB

Answer – BDAC

Question 2:

Arrange the sentence in a way that they form a meaning paragraph when put together:

A – Sometimes it is really easy to get motivated, and you find yourself wrapped up in a whirlwind of excitement.

B – Other times, it is nearly impossible to figure out how to motivate yourself and

C – you’re trapped in a death spiral of procrastination.

D – Motivation is a powerful, yet tricky beast.

Options:

a. ACBD

b. BCAD

c. CBAD

d – DABC

Answer – DABC