Ordering of Sentences


S1 : The Subsidiary Alliance system was extremely advantageous to the British.

S6 : They controlled the defence and the foreign relations of the protected ally.

  • P : They could now maintain a large army at the cost of Indian states.
  • Q : if many war occurred in the territories
  • R : either of the British ally or of the Britishers
  • S : This enabled them a to fight wars far away from their own territories

This proper sequence should be

  1. P Q R S
  2. P S Q R
  3. Q R P S
  4. S R P Q

S1: There is an uncontrolled growth of periodicals and magazines.

  • P: Many readers are not capable of selecting the best books out of the many.
  • Q: In fact, bad stuff is more attractive to read.
  • R: Therefore, in confusion, people may read bad stuff.
  • S: This quantitative growth is perhaps not the one require for the society.

S6: Selection of good books is the most important task.

  1. SPRQ
  2. PQSR
  3. PSQR
  4. SRPQ

S1: Calcutta unlike other cities kept its trams.

  • P: As a result there horrendous congestion.
  • Q: It was going to be the first in South Asia.
  • R: They run down the centre of the road
  • S: To ease in the city decided to build an underground railway line.

S6: The foundation stone was laid in 1972.

  1. SQRP
  2. PSQR
  3. PRSQ
  4. RPSQ

S1: The Hound of Baskervilles was feared by the people of the area.

  • P: Some people spoke of seeing a huge, shadowy form a Hound at midnight on the moor.
  • Q: But they spoke of it in tones of horror.
  • R: Nobody had actually seen the hound.
  • S: This shadowy form did not reveal any details about the animal.

S6: The Hound of Baskervilles remains an unsolved mystery.

  1. PSRQ
  2. PQRS
  3. SPRQ
  4. SPQR

S1: Ants eat worms, centipedes and spiders.

  • P: They are usually much quicker than the ant itself.
  • Q: Nevertheless, these animals do not make easy game for ants.
  • R: Besides, they have an extraordinary number of ways of escaping.
  • S: They also eat larvae and insect adults such as flies, moths and spring tails.

S6: Some jump, and some give out a pungent repellent substance.

  1. SQPR
  2. SRQP
  3. SPRQ
  4. SQRP

S1: I usually sleep quite well in the train, but this time I slept only a little.

  • P: Most people wanted it shut and I wanted it open.
  • Q: As usual, I got angry about the window.
  • R: The quarrel left me completely upset.
  • S: There were too many people too much huge luggage all around.

S6: It was shut all night, as usual.

  1. RSQP
  2. SQPR
  3. SQRP
  4. RSPQ

S1: Religion is not a matter of mere dogmatic conformity.

  • P: It is not merely going through the ritual prescribed to us.
  • Q: It is not a question of ceremonial piety.
  • R: Unless that kind of transformation occurs, you are not an authentically religious man.
  • S: It is the remarking of your own self, the transformation of your nature.

S6: A man of that character is free from fear, free from hatred.

  1. PSRQ
  2. SPRQ
  3. QPSR
  4. SPQR

S1: The path of Venus lies inside the path of the Earth.

  • P: When at its farthest from the Earth, Venus is 160 million away.
  • Q: With such a wide range between its greatest and leat distances it is natural that at sometimes Venus appears much brighter than at others.
  • R: No other body ever comes so near the Earth, with the exception of the Moon and occasional comet or asteroid.
  • S: When Venus is at its nearest to the earth it is only 26 million miles away.

S6: When at its brightest, it is easily seen with the naked eye in broad daylight.

  1. PSQR
  2. SRPQ
  3. QPRS
  4. SQRP

S1: Politeness is not a quality possessed by only one nation or race.

  • P: One may observe that a man of one nation will remove his hat or fold his hands by way of greetings when he meets someone he knows.
  • Q: A man of another country will not to do so.
  • R: It is a quality to be found among all peoples and nations in every corner of the earth.
  • S: Obviously, each person follows the custom of his particular country.

S6: In any case, we should not mock at others habits.

  1. RPSQ
  2. RPQS
  3. QPRS
  4. PRQS

S1: According to the legend it was during a famine in China many thousands of years ago that rice first came into the lives of the Asians.
S6: And the little girl gathered a harvest of rice.

P: The golden sunbeams dropped through the meshes and transformed themselves into golden grains.
Q: A little girl went fishing.
R: But instead of catching fish, she netted the King of Frogs.
S: The King told her to hold out the net to the sunbeams while he sang a magic song.

The proper sequence should be

  1. P S Q R
  2. R P S Q
  3. Q R S P
  4. P Q S R

S1: A common disease of the eye is conjunctivitis or ‘pink eye’, which often occurs in school-children.
S6: Students with this condition should be sent to the doctor.

P: This disease spreads rapidly among school-children.
Q: A white discharge also appears in the corners of the eyes.
R: One or both eyeballs turn quite red and have a feeling of irritation.
S: This discharge forms a crust which can often be seen in the morning after the eyes have been shut all night.

The proper sequence should be

  1. P S Q R
  2. R S Q P
  3. R Q S P
  4. Q S R P

SI: The sun-dried stalks of rice had caught fire and burst into flames.
S6: Even those who were too feeble to keep up with the first rush were on their feet, eager to join the fire-fighters.

P: Then came most of the older people, and mothers with babies at their backs.
Q: And all the active women and girls followed them to assist them in fighting the fire.
R: All the young men and boys were soon on the spot.
S: Staring-wildly at the blazing rice, the people of the village ran to extinguish the fire.

The proper sequence should be

  1. P S Q R
  2. Q P R S
  3. S R P Q
  4. S R Q P

S1: Harsten’s theory was that plants definitely react to music.
S6: He found that this plant grew faster and 70 percent taller than the other plant.

P: In his experiment, he used two banana plants.
Q: The music was in fact a high-pitched humming sound.
R: He gave both plants the same light, heat and water.
S: But for about an hour a day, one of the plants ‘listened’ to some music.

The proper sequence should be

  1. Q S R P
  2. P Q R S
  3. P R S Q
  4. Q R P S