Para Jumbled : Exercise – 1


Directions (Qs. 1 - 5)
Rearrange the following six sentences A, B,C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) We were interested by contrast in understanding what lessons actual teams and non-teams had for others to choose to struggle with change and performance.

(B) Still, we suspected that most of these focussed on persuading readers that “teams are important”.

(C) After all we thought teams are a well-known subject and there must be a thousand books on the subject already.

(D) By going down this path we hoped to discover something to say that was different from most books on the subject.

(E) We approached the idea of a book on teams cautiously.

(F) Alternatively they focussed on providing you advice on building teams as an objective in itself.

1. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) F
(d) C
(e) D

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2. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) B
(d) C
(e) D

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3. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
(a) E
(b) C
(c) B
(d) F
(e) D

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4. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) B
(d) F
(e) A

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5. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) B

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Rearrange the following six sentences A,B, C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) Some people believe that at present its importance is decreasing because of rapid economic and social changes.

(B) The extent of its importance may be slightly less in cities as compared to rural communities.

(C) Some even go to the extreme and say that it will soon become obsolete because of these changes.

(D) The family is an important socialisation agency both in rural and city communities.

(E) The difference in the degree of importance does not matter much and therefore has no significance.

(F) There are others who believe that the family has survived such storms in the past and it will do so in the future also.

6. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement’?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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7. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement’?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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8. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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9. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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10. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement’?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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Directions (Qs. 11 - 15)
Rearrange the following five sentences A,B,C,D and E in the proper sequence to form a meaning paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) The reasons for formal education getting nullified are that we teachers have limited vision, our judgements about students are hasty and we are more knowledge-centred then student-centred.

(B) Life educates as nothing else does.

(C) Churchill rose to dizzy heights despite his teachers’prophesies to the contrary. And there are many more such examples.

(D) Life’s teachings sometimes supplement the education received in the classroom and at other times nullify it.

(E) Education received in the classroom is insignificant as compared to what life teaches us.

11. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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12. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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13. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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14. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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15. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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Directions (Qs. 16 - 20)
Rearrange the following sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions given below:

(A) We must explore new methods of boosting agricultural development and grow more food.

(B) The scientists should be encouraged to contribute.

(C) Food can also be had by import.

(D) The most important factor in any planning for India’s development and economic uplift is that of turning a hungry, discontented people into a happy well-fed one.

(E) Whatever be the way and means, India must feed its hungry millions.

(F) They should be given due scope for carrying on experiment sand researches.

(G) The problem, therefore, reduces itself to one of agricultural development.

16. Which of the following is the FOURTH sentence in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) E
(d) G
(e) F

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17. Which of the following is FIFTH sentence in the paragraph?
(a) G
(b) A
(c) D
(d) C
(e) E

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18. Which of the following is the THIRD sentence in the paragraph?
(a) F
(b) A
(c) G
(d) D
(e) E

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19. Which of the following is the LAST sentence in the paragraph?
(a) F
(b) C
(c) D
(d) B
(e) G

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20. Which of the following is the SECOND sentence in the paragraph?
(a) B
(b) E
(c) C
(d) G
(e) F

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Directions (Qs. 21 - 25)
Rearrange the following seven sentences(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to forma meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) Japanese toys, for instance, are in great demand despite the heavy import duty.

(B) The toys that they produce are, almost with out exception, of inferior quality.

(C) Their manufacturers here need to be reminded of this.

(D) The two toy libraries in Mumbai also rely largely on foreign-made toys.

(E) But making them is no child’s play.

(F) Toys are meant for children.

(G) Not surprisingly, many parents prefer to buy the imported variety even though these are usually much more expensive

21. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
(a) C
(b) B
(c) D
(d) E
(e) G

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22. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) B
(d) E
(e) G

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23. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
(a) E
(b) G
(c) A
(d) F
(e) B

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24. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) B
(d) G
(e) D

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25. Which of the following will be the SIXTH sentence?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) C
(d) D
(e) A

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Directions (Qs. 26 - 30)
Rearrange the following six sentences(A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) They collected plants, counted birds and photographed the terrain and the fauna and made their recommendations.

(B) In spring of 1963, an alarmed King Hussain invited a group of British scholars, scientists and naturalists.

(C) He also wanted them to cover the deserts to the east of the mountains.

(D) He wanted them to conduct an extensive survey of the mountains on the eastern side of the Dead Sea.

(E) The problem of conservation of forests and forest bird sand nature in general was thus set rolling.

(F) Accordingly, an expedition of internationally known experts in conservation, botany, ornithology, etc. went to Jordan

26. Which of the following should be the FIFTH in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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27. Which of the following should be the FIRST in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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28. Which of the following should be the LAST in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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29. Which of the following should be the SECOND in the paragraph?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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30. Which of the following should be the FOURTH in the paragraph?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) B

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Directions (Qs. 31 - 35)
“Directions (Qs. 1 – 5)“] Rearrange the following seven sentences(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) It takes its recourse to progressive march to wards perfection.

(B) But, one may conclude, while science is inclined to wards reason, spiritualism is the essence of religion.

(C) In religion deviation from the set course is permissible,though some more rationalistic religious leaders also allow questioning and their satisfactory answers.

(D) Many people believe that science and religion are contrary to each other.

(E) The tools of religion, on the other hand, are faith,intuition, and the spoken word of the enlightened.(F)The method of science is observation, experiment and experience.

(G) There is no doubt that the methods of science and religion are different.

31. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) D
(d) B
(e) G

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32. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
(a) B
(b) A
(c) D
(d) F
(e) C

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33. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) D
(d) B
(e) E

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34. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
(a) C
(b) B
(c) D
(d) F
(e) A

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35. Which of the following will be the SIXTH sentence?
(a) C
(b) F
(c) A
(d) G
(e) D

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Directions (Qs. 36 - 40)
Rearrange the following six sentences(A), (B), (C), (D),(E) and (F) in the proper sequence so as to make a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.

A. We feel these things are glorious because of the splendid triumphs.

B. Because of these sacrifices we realise the victories of peace are even more glorious than victories of war.

C. The word victory is associated in our minds with war.

D. We are impressed by their sacrifices.

E. It calls up visions of battles, bloodshed and conquests by force.

F. But when we think of the philosophy of great men,scholars, social reformers, scientists and philanthropists we start thinking in a different way.

36. Which sentence should be the FOURTH in the paragraph?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F

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37. Which sentence should be the THIRDin the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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38. Which sentence should be the FIRST in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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39. Which sentence should be the LAST (SIXTH) in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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40. Which sentence should be the SECOND in the paragraph?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F

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Directions (Qs. 41 - 45)
Rearrange the following seven sentences A, B, C, D, E, F and G in the proper sequence so as to make a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. The individual owes allegiance and obedience to the state.

B. It is its organ for the present action, the custodian of its tradition.

C. For, the nation is not only a fellowship of contemporaries.

D. The state exists for the citizens, not the citizens for the state.

E. But it is a partnership of present with past and future.

F. It is also the trustee for its future.

G. This is mainly because it is the representative and effective organ of the largest and most inclusive comunity to which he belongs.

41.Which sentence should be the FOURTH in the para graph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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42. Which sentence should be the SIXTH in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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43. Which sentence should be the FIRST in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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44. Which sentence should be the SEVENTH (LAST) in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) F
(d) D
(e) E

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45. Which sentence should be the SECOND in the paragraph?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) G
(d) D
(e) E

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Directions (Qs. 46 - 50)
Rearrange the following seven sentences(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph then answer the questions given below them.

(A) It is obvious from the above that the Commission has accorded highest priority to securing speedy justice to women.

(B) These members continue to pursue their mandated activities, namely review of legislation, intervention in specific individual complaints of atrocities and denial or rights.

(C) The functions assigned to the Commission, as per the Act, are wide and varied covering almost all the facets of issues relating to safeguarding women’s rights and promotion.

(D) The National Commission for Women was set up on 31st January, 1992 in pursuance of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990.

(E) To wards this end of speedy justice to women, the Commission is organising Parivarik Mahila Lok Adalats,offering counselling in family disputes and conducting training programmes for creating legal awareness among women.

(F) They also suggest remedial action to safeguard the interest of women to the appropriate authorities.

(G) To carry out these functions the Commission has a chairman, five members and a Member-Secretary, all nominated by the Central Government.

46. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) B
(e) E

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47. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) A

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48. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(a) G
(b) F
(c) D
(d) C
(e) E

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49. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
(a) G
(b) B
(c) F
(d) D
(e) C

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50. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) F
(d) E
(e) B

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