Sentence Ordering Questions and Answers

Sentence Ordering Questions​

Formula

Definition of Sentence Ordering

Sentence ordering is a term or a verbal question format that is used to arrange the given jumbled sentences in a logical order to extract a meaningful passage out of it. These sentences can be divided into 5-6 parts with the aim that the student arranges them in a manner to fulfill the need of giving a meaning to it as a whole.

Important Facts:

  • analytical skills in grammar to understand the theme.
  • Good critical thinking skills to arrange the sentences logically
  • Grammatical knowledge to connect the sentences correctly.

Rules For Sentence Ordering

  • Read all the sentences
  • Understand the theme
  • Find the link between the sentences
  • Sentence Transition is important
  • Identify Grammar clues
  • Look out for some connecting words

 

Tips to solve Sentence Ordering:

  • Spotting the opening sentence – Arrange the jumbled sentences to identify the opening sentence.

  • Identify the closing sentence – you need to figure out the closing sentence of the passage by reading all the sentences thoroughly.

  • Spotting the transition words or the linking words – look for the transition words that make movement between the passage easy.

  • Identifying the pronoun antecedents – spot nd identify the pronouns to link the sentences in  a better way.

    • Relative pronoun: who, whom, whose, which.

    • Demonstrative pronoun: this, that, these, those.

    • Personal pronoun: he, she, him, her, you, they, it.

Question 1

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. they run down the centre of the roads.
Q. Calcutta unlike other cities kept its trams.
R. as a result of there was horrendous congestion
S. To ease in the city decided to build an underground railway line.

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Question 2

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph.
P. young Lincoln way of keeping shop was entirely unlike anyone else’s.
Q. then a chance customer would come he would jump and attend to his needs and return back to his reading
R. for some time in his youth Abraham Lincoln was the manager of a book shop.
S. he used to lie full length on the counter of the shop eagerly reading a book.

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Question 3

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. You know my wife Madhavi always urged me to give up smoking.
Q. When I emerged from the jail I wanted to tell her about my great Triumph.
R. But when I met her, there she was with a packet of cigarettes.
S. and so when I went to Jail I said to myself I really must give it up, if for no reason then of being self reliant.
T. I really gave it up.

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Question 4

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph

P. The hound of Baskervillas remains an unsolved mystery
Q. Some people spoke of seeing a huge, shadowy from of a hound at the midnight in the moonlight.
R. nobody has actually seen a hound.
S. the hound of Baskervillas was feared by the people of that area.
T. but they spoke of it tones of fear.

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Question 5

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. records of history of the world are contained in fossils.
Q. through the age, plants have evolved from the simple to more complex forms.
R. first there were water plants then land plants appeared during the Palaeozoic era.
S. but since the fossil remains appear locked in rock layers they are actually closely related to geolistic area of investigation.
T. the fossil plants indicate the age of the rock and also point to the fact regarding climate, temperature and topography.

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Question 6

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. It is not an island but a hundred and seventeen islands, near one another.
Q. In this city there are no motor cars, no horses, no buses.
R. there is about four hundred old stone bridges joining the island of Venice.
S. this is because Venice has no streets.
T. Venice is a strange and beautiful city in the north of Italy.

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Question 7

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. Later film makers have followed his lead and other nations are making children films in a big way.
Q. But today few think of him as a maker of children’s films.
R. Ray was, thus a pioneer in the field.
S. Satyajit Ray made several films for children.
T. This was a time when no director considered children as potential audience.

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Question 8

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. Besides they have an extraordinary number of ways of escaping.
Q. Ants eat worms, centipedes and spiders.
R. They also eat larvae and insects adults such as flies, moths and spring tails.
S. Nevertheless, these animals do not make easy game for ants; they are much quicker than the ants.
T. Some jump and some give out a pungent repellent substance.

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Question 9

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. More than all, it must be a spiritual experience.
Q. All these three aspects constitute the nature of man.
R. Nothing can give him fulfilment unless it satisfies his reason, his ethical conscience.
S. It shows how the human being is rational one, an ethical one and a spiritual one.
T. The Bhagwad Gita recognises the nature of man and the needs of the man.

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Question 10

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. A ceiling on urban property would mean that.
Q. no press magnate could mean own printing presses.
R. And mass circulation papers.
S. Since their value would exceed the ceiling fixed by the government.
T. no mill owner could own factories or mills or plants.

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Question 11

Time: 00:00:00
Order the sentences to from a meaningful paragraph
P. I flap them so to make sure they are safely there on either sid of my head.
Q. I keep on flapping my big ears all day.
R. But children wonder why i flap them so.
S. Am I not a smart, intelligent elephant?
T. But I know what I am doing.

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