Ordering of Words in a Sentence Test 1

Ordering of Words in a Sentence
Directions: In the following items some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. You are required to re-arrange these parts that are labeled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence.

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1. (1) The social groups in power
(P) especially when these happen to depend upon the state
(Q) have always manipulated the education systems
(R) for their very existence,
(S) to strengthen and perpetuate
(6) their own privileged position.

 
 
 
 

2. (1) A four-year study
(P) that babies feel more comfortable
(Q) conducted by the Infant Testing Centre
(R) around other babies
(S) clearly suggests
(6) than with strange adults.

 
 
 
 

3. (1) The advantage of travelling
(P)customs and manners, is that
(Q)we learn to appreciate the good points of others
(R) in different places and having
(S) the opportunities of observing people’s
(6)and our prejudice against them disappear

 
 
 
 

4. The statement
(P) therefore you must listen carefully
(Q) what the speaker has said
(R) in order to understand
(S) will be made just-once

 
 
 
 

5. (P) We must read
(Q) if we want to absorb the fruits of great literature
(R). but with concentration
(S) them not as we do cricket stories

 
 
 
 

6. (1) Charles Goodyear once accidentally
(P)and found that the resulting rubber
(Q)dropped a mixture of natural rubber
(R) was harder, stronger, more elastic
(S) and sulphur over a hot stove
(6)and non-sticky.

 
 
 
 

7. (P) to dispose off the waste matter
(Q) the modernisation would reduce
(R) provide better sanitary facilities
(S) manual labour considerably and would also

 
 
 
 

8. (1) In the coming session,
(P)of our computer management services
(Q)to make them
(R)more useful, efficient and cost effective
(S)we are undertaking a thorough review
(6) for your needs

 
 
 
 

9. Today
(P) we have the law
(Q) and ‘might is right’
(R) to protect us all
(S) does not operate
(6) any more

 
 
 
 

10. (1) There are
(P) laid on school games
(Q) who support the emphasis
(R) still those devotees of sport
(S) and for whom sports is
(6) a kind of religion.

 
 
 
 

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