Para Jumbled : Exercise – 3

Directions (Qs. 1 - 6)
Rearrange the following eight sentences A,B,C,D,E,F,G and H in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. Therefore, the duty of the advocate is to do his best for his client.

B. That rests with the judge, and it is ultimately for the judge to decide which side is right, and how justice should prevail.

C. When he was asked what he thought of an advocate supporting a cause which he knew to be bad, Johnson’s answer was that the advocate did not know it to be good or bad till the judge determined it for him and for others.

D. But, he must do so fairly, and without concealing from it anything that it is his duty to divulge.

E. There is a belief that an advocate’s function consists,for the most part, of showing white as black and black as white.

F. He is, after all, the client’s mouthpiece, and he must put before the court all aspects of the case which are favourable to his client.

G. The only answer that one can give to this popular misconception is the famous answer that Johnson gave to Boswell.

H. But he is not concerned with the final result.

1. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence in the passage?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) F
(d) G
(e) B

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2. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence in the passage?
(a) F
(b) G
(c) D
(d) C
(e) H

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3. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence in the passage?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) F
(d) G
(e) E

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4. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence in the passage?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) F
(d) B
(e) H

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5. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence in the passage?
(a) F
(b) C
(c) E
(d) D
(e) A

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6. Which of the following will be the SEVENTH sentence in the passage?
(a) D
(b) B
(c) H
(d) A
(e) C

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Directions (Qs. 7 - 11)
In each of the questions below four sentences are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D. By using all the four sentences you have to frame a meaningful para. The correct order of the sentences is your answer.Choose from the five alternatives the one having the correct order of the sentences.

A. It was with this invincible spirit that Netaji opposed Wave ll’s of fer.

B. “Japan’s surrender is not India’s surrender,” he said.

C. The revolutionary spirit of Netaji was never dampened even after the surrender of Japan.

D. He knew that a war of liberation demanded great spirit,great sacrifice, courage and patience.

(a) BCDA
(b) BCAD
(c) CBAD
(d) DCBA
(e) CBDA

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A. But all work is not education.

B. In India, a majority of our people do hard work,strenuous physical work, but all are not educated.

C. It aims at concrete and objective realization of the ideas and is of great educative value.

D. “Work” is that activity of man which has a definite objective.

(a) DCAB
(b) BCDA
(c) BACD
(d) DBCA
(e) CBAD

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A. Hari Prasad Nanda is one such person who worked his way to the top from the scratch.

B. A few of them had a spark of proved adventure and their initiative, dedication and sincerity brought them spectacular success.

C. The partition of India into India and Pakistan made a number of migrants to India penniless.

D. He rose to be come a first-generation entrepreneur with the second largest complex to his credit.

(a) ADBC
(b) ADCB
(c) CBAD
(d) CBDA
(e) BCDA

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A. They think that India will disintegrate like the Soviet Union or Yugoslavia.

B. What will be the exact shape of India in 2000 A. D. can only be a matter of surmise.

C. On the contrary, the blind patriots for see a very bright future for India.

D. The prophets of doom say that the future of India is doomed.

(a) BCDA
(b) BDAC
(c) DABC
(d) DBAC
(e) BCAD

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A. I wish I had more time, so that I could visit the odd nooks and corners of India.

B. And yet I have not seen many parts of the country we love so much and seek to serve.

C. Our own country is a little world by itself with an infinite variety and places for us to discover.

D. I have travelled a great deal in this country and I have grown in years.

(a) DCBA
(b) DBCA
(c) ADBC
(d) CDBA
(e) CBAD

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Directions (Qs. 12 - 16)
In each of the following questions five phrases denoted by (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) are given. By using all the five phrases, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the phrases is your answer.Choose from the five alternatives the one having the correct order of the phrases and mark it as your answer.

(A) The case goes to highlight

(B) Ruin the honour and prestige

(C) How rogue bureaucrats can

(D) Of a citizen

(E) On the slightest of pretexts

(e) None of these

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(A) On the pull-out deadline,

(B) Any intruder spotted on its territory beyond Friday

(C) Refusing to entertain the enemy request

(D) India reiterated that

(E) Would be forcibly evicted

(e) None of these

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(A) Nasty way and

(B) Quite miserable

(C) It is difficult to understand

(D) Why people behave in such a

(E) Make the life of everyone

(e) None of these

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(A) Everyone had left the office premises

(B) The smoke formed a dense screen

(C) Anything about the missing file as

(D) As soon as the fire broke out and

(E) Nobody could say

(e) None of these

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(A) He found the ring

(B) His statement that

(C) Everyone knows he is a liar

(D) Cannot be trusted because

(E) Inside the wallet

(e) None of these

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Directions (Qs. 17 - 24)
In each question, one of the five parts of the sentence is shown with an asterisk (*). The other four parts of the same sentence are denoted by (A), (B), (C) & (D). Find out the correct sequence of these letter parts which when read together with the asterisked part in its proper position, makes the sentence meaningfully complete. Please note that more than one sequence may also be correct. Therefore indicate your answer only after judging all the answer choices provided.

17. *are not keeping
A. good health lately
B. you should know
C. why you
D. the reason

(a) Only BDC*A
(b) Only DBCA*
(c) Only BADC*
(d) Only C*DBA
(e) Only BD*AC

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18. *thiefs
A. to guard his house
B. and keep away
C. some fierce dogs
D. he keeps

(a) Only *CBAD
(b) Only DCAB*
(c) Only D*ABC
(d) Only AD*BC
(e) None of these

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19. *his business
A. was a heavy blow to
B. his crime
C. the discovery of
D. his reputation and

(a) Only C*ADB
(b) Only BADC*
(c) Only CBAD*
(d) Either *ACDB or C*ABD
(e) None of these

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20. *the book
A. in his own words
B. he had read
C. the entire story
D. carefully and could tell

(a) Only B*DCA
(b) Only BACD*
(c) Only ABD*C
(d) Only AB*DC
(e) None of these

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21. *have been
A. he is
B. one of the greatest
C. of novelists
D. universally acknowledged to

(a) Only A*BCD
(b) Only BC*AD
(c) Either A*BCD or AD*BC
(d) Only AD*BC
(e) None of these

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22. *to visit me
A. he never came
B. in spite of
C. inviting him
D. my continually

(a) Only AC*BD
(b) Only BCD*A
(c) Only A*BCD
(d) Only C*BDA
(e) None of these

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23. *believed it
A. with my own eyes
B. I would
C. had I not seen this
D. not have

(a) Only B*DAC
(b) Only BD*CA
(c) Only CABD*
(d) Both BD*CA and CABD*
(e) None of these

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24. *it is
A. understand why
B. his own sons
C. he distrusts
D. difficult to

(a) Only *DACB
(b) Only A*BDC
(c) Only BA*DC
(d) Only CB*AD
(e) None of these

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Directions (Qs. 25 - 29)
In each question, an in complete statement followed by two fillers is given. From among the fillers,pick up the one which can meaningfully complete the sentence.

25. Last night some people had their dinner in a good hotel.( ______ ). But there were many people who suffered from food poisoning.

A. The host paid lavish tips to the waiters.
B. The hotel management, however, was careless about the hygienic conditions in the hotel.

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Either A or B
(d) Both A & B
(e) None of these

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26. Certain mammals live in the ocean.( ______ ). Their giant size is a matter of curiosity for all of us.

A. Whale is an example of such mammals.
B. They look like fish and some of them like whales are of enormous size.

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Either A or B
(d) Both A & B
(e) None of these

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27. She is very much fond of children.( ______ ). The fact that she enjoys teaching them can be attributed to this factor.

A. Though she doesn’t get opportunity to interact with them,she observes them carefully.
B. She glows with happiness while teaching them and some emotional bond is generated between her and the children.

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Either A or B
(d) Both A & B
(e) None of these

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28. Eradication of illiteracy has been one of the primary objectives of planning in India.( ______ ). Unless we have strong will-power for taking such a vital step, the realization of the objective is not possible.

A. Every student should come forward on his own for educating at least twelve illiterate persons in a year.
B. Non-availability of funds and lack of manpower are the major problems.

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Either A or B
(d) Both A & B
(e) None of these

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29. India has made rapid strides in promoting cultivation of potato ( ______ ). Development of 26 high-yielding varieties in the last one decade has changed the scenario of potato production considerably.

A. During the last three decades, use of nine hybrid varieties has increased the yield.
B. Besides, use of pesticides has reduced the loss in yield

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Either A or B
(d) Both A & B
(e) None of these

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