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Ordering of Sentences
Directions:In the following items each passage consists of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentence are given in the beginning. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q R and S. You are required to find out the proper sequence of the four sentences.


1. S1: As a dramatist Rabindranath was not what might be called a success.
S6: Therefore, drama forms the essential part of the traditional Indian culture.

P: His dramas were moulded more on the lines of the traditional Indian village dramas than the dramas of the modern world.
Q: His plays were more a catalogue of ideas than a vehicle of the expression of action.
R: Actually drama has always been the life of the Indian people, as it deals with legends of gods and goddesses.
S: Although in his short stories and novels he was able to create living and well - defined characters, he did not seem to be able to do so in his dramas.


2. S1: No one knows when tea was first discovered, or how it came to be such a popular drink.
S6: It was called Cha's Ching, which, translated, means Tea Scripture.

P: By the eighth century A.D. most Chinese were drinking tea, both because they liked it as a beverage and for its medicinal value.
Q: Tea was so popular that one of the most distinguished poets of the T'ang dynasty, a man called Lu Yu, even wrote a holy scripture about it.
R: The beverage is generally accepted to have originated in China hundreds of years ago.
S: Records going back to the fourth century A.D. refer to tea.


3. S1: Several sub-cities have been planned around the capital.
S6: Hopefully the housing problem will not be as acute as at present after these sub-cities are built.

P: Dwarka is the first among them.
Q: They are expected to alleviate the problem of housing.
R: It is coming up in the south-west of the capital.
S: It will cater to one million people when completed.


4. S1: We talk about democracy, but when it comes to any particular thing, we prefer a man belonging to our caste and community.
S6: Favouritism and nepotism have been responsible for much discontent in our country.

P: We must be in a position to respect a man as a man.
Q: It means our democracy is a phoney kind of democracy.
R: We must extend opportunities of development to those who deserve them.
S: Our weakness for our own caste and community should not influence our decision.


5. S1: I was awakened in the night by a noise in the house.
S6: As soon as they saw me standing there, they rushed to the window and jumped out.

P: I quickly put on my dressing gown and crept downstairs.
Q: In the living room I discovered two burglars breaking into my desk.
R: As I switched on the light I saw that it was 2 o'clock.
S: They were both tall, dark men.



6. S1: It was early 1943 and the war in the East was going disastrously.
S6: Boarding Party, James Leasor's latest best - seller is a record of this tale of heroics tinged with irony and humour.

P: How this unlikely bunch of middle aged civilians accomplished their missions makes fascinating reading.
Q: To stop the sinkings a spy ring had to be broken, a German ship assaulted, and a secret radio transmitter silenced.
R: U-boats were torpedoing Allied ships in the Indian ocean faster ~han they could be replaced.
S: And the only people who could do the job were a handful of British businessmen in Calcutta-all men not called out for active service.


7. S1: Governments are instituted among men to secure their certain inalienable rights.
S6: Such was the necessity which constrained the united colonies of America to give up thier allegiance to the British Crown and declare themselves free and independent states.

P: Accordingly, men are more disposed to suffer than to right themselves by abolishing the forms of governments to which they are accustomed.
Q: But prudence will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes.
R: They derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, and therefore, can also be changed by them.
S: But whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these rights of the people, it is their duty to throw off such a government.


8. S1: We are living in an age in which technology has suddenly 'annihilated distance'.
S6: In that event, we should be dooming ourselves to wipe each other out.

P: Are We going to let this consciousness of our variety make us fear and hate each other?
Q: Physically we are now all neighbours, but psychologically we are still strangers to each other.
R: How are we going to react?
S: We have never been so conscious of our variety as we are now that we have come to such close quarters.


9. S1: Life is hazardous.
S6: Everything points to a speciat kind of arms race with elaborate strategies and counter-strategies for attack and defence.

P: And prey have evolved adaptations that reduce the risk of being eaten.
Q: Many animals are killed and eaten by other animals.
R: And many predators die from starvation because they fail to secure prey.
S: Predators have continued to evolve adaptations that enable them to locate and kill prey.


10. S1: There was a time Egypt faced economic crisis.
S6: Egypt was able to sustain itself by its cotton produce.

P: Cotton is the chief export commodity 9f Egypt.
Q: Foreign trade depends on cultivation of cotton on large scale.
R: It became necessary for Egypt to boost cotton crops.
S: Only by means of increasing foreign trade Egypt could survive.


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