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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: The mother tongue is the true . vehicle of mother wit.
S6: A man's native speech is almost like his shadow, inseparable from his personality.

P: Another medium of speech may bring with it a current of new ideas.
Q: It is through the vernacular (refined, though not weakened, by scholarship and taste) that the new conceptions of the mind should press their way to birth in speech.
R: But the mother tongue is one with the air in which a man is born.
S: This is almost universally true, except in cases so rare (like that of Joseph Conrad) as to emphasise the general rule.


2. S1: Moncure Conway devoted his life to two great objects : freedom of thought, and freedom of the individual.
S6: Unless a vigorous and vigilant public opinion can be aroused in defence of them, there will be much less of both a hundred years hence than there is now.

P: They threaten both kinds of freedom.
Q: But something also has been lost.
R: There are now dangers, somewhat different in form'from those of the past ages.
S: In regard to both these objects, something has been gained since his time.


3. S1: The distinction between state or sovereign and government is developed by Rousseau with utmost exactness and accuracy.
S6: Collectively, they may be called 'prence' or 'magistracy'.

P: While state denotes the community as a whole, created by social pact and manifesting itself in supreme general will, 'government' denotes merely the individual or group of individuals that is designated by the community to carry into effect the sovereign will.
Q: Government, to Rousseau, means executive power.
R: The individuals, to whom this power is assigned are the officers or the agents of the sovereign.
S: The goverrimeni is created not by any contract but by a decree of the sovereign, and its function is in no sense to make but e.ily to administer law.


4. S1: Once upon a time an ant lived on the bank of a river.
S6: She was touched.

P: The dove saw the ant struggling in water in a helpless condition.
Q: All its efforts to come up failed.
R: One day it. suddenly slipped into the water.
S: A dove lived in a tree on the bank not far from the spot.


5. S1: Anything you do that gives you some form of regular exercise will benefit your heart.
S6: But do not push too hard; tune into the warning signals from your body.

P: In fact, never choose an activity just because it is good for you.
Q: By all means work up a good sweat, and even a thirst perhaps.
R: If you can, combine this with enjoyment, then so much' the better.
S: You will soon get bored of it.



6. S1: Those are fortunate people who have good, true and faithful hiends.
S6: It must be borne in mind that prosperity breeds and multiplies friends and adversity tests them.

P: It is a sacred attachment,or a bond of intimacy between two persons of a congenial mind.
Q: True friendship increases - our happiness in prosperity and diminishes our misery in adversity.
R: Friendship often . springs from similarity of taste, f~,elings and sentiments.
S: However, true friendship should be based on truth and such vices as selfishness, greed and falsehood should be kept out of it.


7. S1: Jawaharlal Nehru was born in Allahabad on 14 Nov., 1889.
S6: He died on 27 May, 1964.

P: Nehru met Mahatma Gandhi in February,1920.
Q: In 1905 he was sent to London to study at a school called Harrow.
R: He became the first Prime Minister of Independent India on 15 August, 1947.
S: He married Kamla Kaul in 1915.


8. S1: Let me elaborate a little on what I mean by a properly channelled scientific approach.
S6: And of course, there are soldiers, commandos, to say nothing of intelligence men, besides many others who do their bit to make a successful attack.

P: There are planners deciding the strategy.
Q: In a major war, there are several different operations involved.
R: There are complex issues involving kations between different commun nerve centres.
S: There are factories producing the required armaments.


9. S1: Frozen foods are so popular today that many people wonder how they ever lived without them.
S6: Now refrigerators and deep freezers preserve many foods that could not be kept any other way.

P: Near the North Pole, where the ground stays frozen all the year around, there is no problem ,of preserving foods.
Q: Actually, people who live in cool climates.have had frozen foods for a long time.
R: Ice helped them when they could get it, -but they couldn't get,it very often.
S: But people who live in warm climates have not always been able to keep food fi-esh.


10. S1: Just as some men like to play football or tennis, so some men like to climb mountains.
S6: You look down and see the whole country below you.

P: This is often very difficult to do, for mountains are not just big hills.
Q: Paths are usually very steep, and some mountain sides are straight up and down, so that it may take many hours to climb as little as one hundred feet.
R: There is always the danger that you may fall off and be killed or injured.
S: Men talk about conquering a mountain, and the wonderful feeling it is to reach the top of a mountain after climbing for hours and may be, even for days.


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