Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts For Para Jumbles

Para Jumble Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts

Para Jumble problems are aimed to assess a candidate’s ability to make clear and meaningful paragraph by arranging the sentences correctly and this requires you to know the tips and tricks and shortcuts for Para Jumbles which you use to answer the questions correctly.

Few tips and types are given below for you to understand the topic better.

  • Understand the Subject
  • Try to find the first sentence
  • Try to find the last sentence
  • Understand the Information Flow and Approach of Author
  • Predict the Sequence of Answers From the sentences
Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts For Para Jumbles


Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts for Para Jumbles

TRICK 1: Understand The Subject

The first and foremost step in para jumble question is to understand the subject of the paragraph. As the subject plays an important role in linking many sentences.

TRICK 2: Try To Find Out The First Sentence

Another important step is to find out the sentence which is showing a fresh statement among all the sentences. Obviously this sentence will not be something which is showing previous ideas.

TRICK 3: Try To Find The Last Sentences

After finding out the first sentence now you should look for the conclusive sentence. This will be the one which will be having some links with the other sentences.

TRICK 4: Understanding The Information Flow And Approach Of Author

After identifying the first and last sentences, the next task is to find out the flow of information that is used by the author. By doing this you would be able to see the purpose of all paragraphs which will by default will lead you to develop an order among sentences.

TRICK 5: Predict The Sequence Of Answers From The Sentences

The last step is to generate some order in mind before looking at the options directly. This step will help you a lot in solving the questions quickly.

Practice Questions - Para Jumbles Tricks

Besides the above mentioned tips and tricks and shortcuts for Para Jumbles, you should also provide maximum exposure to yourself by reading and solving various types of questions as well. Let’s practice the three types below:

Type 1:

In this type you will see the question with 4 or 5 sentences. These sentences need to be arranged simply into a paragraph. These types are simple in nature as it contains fewer sentences compared to others.

Questions 1.

A. This includes looking after the children and doing all of the housework, which is  fairly labour-intensive.
B. A stereotype that has existed a long time is that females ought to stay home, taking care of the family once they got married.
C. Nowadays an ever-increasing number of women work full time, and in this reality it is widely believed that house chores should be shared between men and women equally.
D. One of the reasons for sharing housework between males and females is to promote gender equality.

A.  CDBA
B.  BCDA
C.  ACDB
D. ADCB
E.  DCBA

Answer: option A

Explanation:

The correct arrangement will be:

Nowadays an ever-increasing number of women work full time, and in this reality it is widely believed that house chores should be shared between men and women equally. One of the reasons for sharing housework between males and females is to promote gender equality. A stereotype that has existed a long time is that females ought to stay home, taking care of the family once they got married. This includes looking after the children and doing all of the housework, which is fairly labour-intensive.

Type 2:

Under this type you will be having a question with fixed opening and closing sentences. So in total there will be 6-7 sentence in the question out of which 2 are fixed.  You need to rearrange the remaining ones only.

Question 2.

s1: Abundance of resources

P) Punjab Technical University can make
Q) extra curriculum activities
R) enough expenditure on
S) Decides that 

s2: the like Astronomy Club, Literature Club and Robotics Club

A.  QPRS
B.  SPRQ
C.  PQRS
D.  QSRP
E.  None of these

Answer: option B

Explanation:

Correct sequence of the given statements is: Abundance of resources decides that the Punjab Technical University can make enough expenditure on extra curriculum activities like Astronomy Club, Literature Club and Robotics Club.

Type 3:

Under this type, questions will come after jumbling of sentences. In other words there will be sentences which you need to rearrange first. After that you have to give answers of the questions. Let’s understand the same with the help of an example.

Question 3.

Reorganize the below given 6 sentences in correct sequence to make a meaningful paragraph, answer the questions after rearranging it.

(A) The primary one lies in the fact that governments should take a firm stance and apply stringent rules and regulations to lower the speed limit.
(B) this situation could be remedied, provided some effective measures are taken.
(C) Measures to deal with this soaring concern are many; the most significant ones are not remote or complicated but accessible and practicable.
(D) This is the poorest disadvantage in our national character.
(E) One of the most conspicuous trends of today’s world is a colossal surge in the number of such vehicle accidents as cars, trucks and buses, all over the world, be it in impoverished or developed nations.
(F) There is a wide range of factors that account for why this is happening.

Which of the following should be the fifth sentence in the paragraph?

A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D
E) E

F) F

Answer: option A

Explanation:

The correct sequence of sentences would be as follow:

One of the most conspicuous trends of today’s world is a colossal surge in the number of such vehicle accidents as cars, trucks and buses, all over the world, be it in impoverished or developed nations. There is a wide range of factors that account for why this is happening. This situation could be remedied, provided some effective measures are taken. Measures to deal with this soaring concern are many; the most significant ones are not remote or complicated but accessible and practicable. The primary one lies in the fact that governments should take a firm stance and apply stringent rules and regulations to lower the speed limit.

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