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Q 1.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
(1) The traveller said, “Can you tell me the way to the nearest inn ?”
(P) “Do you want one in which you can spend the night ?”
(Q) “Yes”, said the peasant.
(R) “Go right down the road and turn to the left.”
(S) “Yes”, replied the traveller.
(6) “thank a lot.”

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Q 2.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
(1) In less than a week
(P) the processor controlled exchange
(Q) have restored the functioning of
(R) which had suffered
(S) the telecommunication people
(6) a major disaster

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Q 3.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
(1) As my jogging-enthusiast sister
(P) was often bothered by neighbourhood dogs
(Q) with a stick in hand,
(R) her husband started to accompany her on a bicycle,
(S) on her daily run,
(6) to ward off any attackers.

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Q 4.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
(1) An electrical circuit
(P) which is
(Q) of wires
(R) designed to
(S) is a circle
(6) carry electricity.

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Q 5.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
(1) We have pleasure
(P) a double room with bath
(Q) for five days from September 4 to September 8,
(R) that we have reserved
(S) in informing you
(6) both days inclusive

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Q 6.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1 A dictionary
P. arranged words
Q. about which information
R. containing alphabetically
S. is a book
6. is given.

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Q 7.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. Agriculture
P. cotton for our clothes
Q. raw materials like jute
R. and sugarcane for our industries
S. gives us food
6. and food for cattle.

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Q 8.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. Today political freedom
P. and the right
Q. however money and all that money
R. assures people equality before law
S. to elect their Government
6. can buy is not fairly distributed.

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Q 9.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. By far the most logical step
P. to relieve the housewife of routine
Q. which can be programmed
R. to carry out standard operations
S. is to provide a robot
6. when switched by the housewife.

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Q 10.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. During the reign of the Emperor Tiberius
P. called Phaedrus
Q. an Augustan story teller
R. translated Aesop's fables into Latin
S. in ancient Rome
6. and also added some tales of his own.

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Q 11.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. The pigeons were used
P. as messengers
Q. which were tied
R. in the olden days
S. to carry messages
6. to their feet.

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Q 12.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. The school has always been
P. tradition from one
Q. the most important
R. the wealth of
S. means of transferring
6. generation to the next.

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Q 13.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. When she got to her house, there was nothing to retrieve.
P. All valuables were smashed or stolen
Q. The curtains were burned; books were ripped to shreds
R. Her medals and trophies had been flung everywhere
S. The house had been completely ransacked
6. Mrs M stood in the centre of her bedroom looking at a ruined copy of the Koran forcing back her tears

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Q 14.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. The student came late to the school
P. He went home weeping.
Q. The watchman didn't allow him inside the school
R. The boy was waiting outside for sometime.
S. He then decided to go home
6. It was a bad day for him

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Q 15.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. Oliver dozed off again and it has been bright day for hours when Oliver opened his eyes.
P. He belonged to the world again.
Q. In three day's time, he was able to sit in any easy chair, well propped up with pillows, and he was still too weak to walk
R. He felt cheerful and happy
S. The crisis of the disease was safely past
6. Mrs. Beduin had him carried downstairs into the little housekeeper's room which belonged to her.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. The fox and the crane remained friends for a long time.
P. She served the dishes in a beaker to the fox. The fox could not eat it because the beaker was very high.
Q. The crane could not eat the dishes because of its long beak. The next day it was the turn of the crane to host the lunch for the fox.
R. But the fox wanted to show that he was cleverer than the crane.
S. So one day he invited the crane for dinner and served the dishes on a plate.
6.The fox put down its head in shame and went away.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. There are examinations at school which a pupil can pass by cramming the texts.
P. But for spiritual knowledge mere memory of holy texts will be of no use in passing the tests.
Q. One can score in them by the power of memory.
R. A competent guru alone can provide the necessary guidance to an earnest disciple.
S. What the text says has to be reflected upon and experienced by the speaker.
6. Thus, reading, reflection and experience are the three stages in gaining spiritual knowledge.

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Q 18.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. No one can deny that peasant forms the backbone of the nation.
P. Hence he is the most useful member of the society.
Q. Yet this fellow is exploited by the rich.
R. He grows food for the whole country.
S. It is our duty to improve his lot.
6. We should grant him the social status he deserves.

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Q 19.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. Priya went to the first counter at the post office as she needed stamps for six rupees.
P. She was shown the corner where gum bottle was kept.
Q. The woman behind the counter said it was registration counter and directed her to the last counter.
R. She was looking for gum to affix the stamps on the envelope.
S. She thanked the lady and came to the counter on the left extreme and got the stamps.
6. She went to the corner, took two drops of gum, affixed the stamps and put the letter in the post box.

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Q 20.

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In these questions, the 1st and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. It is very misleading to say that computers can ‘think' like people.
P. However, they make it possible for people to ‘bottle' thought.
Q. They have no more a mind of their own than a lawnmower.
R. They can not.
S. You work out how to do a particular job, write a program and then the computer applies your thinking to that job as long as you like.
6. In this sense, computers are half alive because they perpetuate thinking of their creators.

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Q 21.

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Directions (26-30) : In the following questions, the first and the last part of the sentences are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentences are split into four parts and named P, Q, R, and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.
1. India's uniqueness lies in its unity in diversity.
P. So the problems of India should not be viewed in isolation.
Q. Because of this factor, there are problems here and there at times.
R. India is a multireligious, multicultural and multilingual country.
S. But even small countries with monolithic society have more problems.
6. And India is poised for success in all fields.

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Directions (31-35) : In the following questions, the first and the last sentence of the passage are numbered (1)and (6). The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.
1. A bad habit is harmful, none as harmful as smoking.
P. But habit is second nature, smokers remain smokers for life
Q. Besides being expensive, smoking does injury to one's health
R. In the long run he may get something worse-lu ng cancer
S. A smoker gets nothing but smoke for his money
6. Then why get that bad habit?

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Q 23.

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1. Phobic reactions are strong, irrational fears of specific objects or situations
P. But there is no objective danger
Q. For example, when a person is extremely fearful of birds, snakes, heights or closed places, the label phobia is applied to the person's fear and avoidance
R. He usually recognizes that his fear is irrational
S. A person suffering from phobic neurosis knows what he is afraid of
6. But he cannot control it.

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Q 24.

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1. In this life there are no gains without pains,
P. No victory is a real triumph unless the foe is worthy
Q. Life, indeed, would be dull if there were no difficulties
R. Both winner and loser enjoy a game most if it is closely contested to the last
S. Gainers lose their zest if there is no real struggle
6. Whether we like it or not, life is one continuous competition.

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Q 25.

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1. One Botany professor always tried to convince his students that his branch of biology is superior to all the others
P. His most persuasive argument, however, came during a laboratory session
Q.And they don't eat very much
R. Examining the cells of a pear, the professor cut a slice for the microscopic slide and took a bite of the rest of the specimen
S. Plants, he noted never run away or bite
6. “You won't be doing that in a Zoology lab, ” he said.

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