Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts For Sentence Ordering

Sentence Ordering : Tips & Tricks

What is 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.

Some rules that you can follow to attempt the sentence ordering questions are:

  • 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 And Tricks for Sentence Ordering

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts for Sentence Ordering

As mentioned below of the page, there are some quick and easy tips and trick to solve sentence ordering questions:

Best tips and tricks & Shortcuts for Sentence Ordering

1. Spotting the opening sentence:

Firstly, to arrange the jumbled sentences the need is to identify the opening sentence. Go step by step beginning with reading all the sentences, finding the main theme and then looking for the opening sentence.

2. Identify the closing sentence:

Secondly, you need to figure out the closing sentence of the passage. This again requires you to read all the sentences mentioned in the option, read the introductory sentence and then connect it with the last one according to the given theme.

3. Spotting the transition words or the linking words:

Thirdly, look for transition words. These words are basically the ones that make the movement or shift from one sentence to another smoother and without a break. Some of the transition words are tabulated below.

Tips to solve sentence ordering

4. Identifying the pronoun antecedents:

The last step is to spot the pronouns used in the sentence. To understand the concept of pronouns, read the given bifurcation that is done in three parts:

a. Relative pronoun: Which consists of words like who, whom, whose, which.

b. Demonstrative pronoun: It mainly consists of words like this, that, these, those.

c. Personal pronoun: Personal pronoun consists of words like he, she, him, her, you, they, it.

Once you identify the opening, closing sentences, the pronouns and transitory words, it becomes easy for you to ideally connect the sentences and create a passage.

Sentence Ordering - General Questions

Question 1.

Arrange the below-mentioned sentences coherently:

A. Hence the morning time is best for a workout.
B. The morning workout, is more beneficial, as our body has already taken full rest for the whole night.
C. Throughout the day the body is involved in some or the other physical activity.
D. People often ask why morning workout sessions are the best.
E. That’s why the entire body gets tired on all accounts due to everyday tasks.

Options:
A. DABCE
B. DBCEA
C. ADBCE
D. DEACB

Correct Option: B

Solution:

Sentence A cannot be the opening one since it has a linking word ‘hence.’
Sentence B can also not be the opening sentence as it begins with ‘the’ which is used to specify something here.
Sentence C can also not be the opening sentence as it begins with a transition word throughout.
Sentence E again begins with a linking word that is “That’s why” hence it can also not be the first sentence.

Thus the opening sentence will be Sentence D

And after scanning all the sentences, it is evident that Sentence A shall be the closing sentence.
Hence the proper order for writing the whole paragraph is DBCEA

People often ask why morning workout sessions are the best. The morning workout, is more beneficial, as our body has already taken full rest for the whole night.

Throughout the day the body is involved in some or the other physical activity. That’s why the entire body gets tired on all accounts due to every day tasks. Hence the morning time is best for a workout.

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