Verbal Ability:: Ordering of Words

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Exercise

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In each question below, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.

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It is very easy

P : a great deal more than one realises

Q : may mean

R : that a phrase that one does not quite understand

S : to persuade oneself

The Proper sequence should be:

A. RSQP B. SPQR
C. SRQP D. RQPS

17 

I saw that

P : but seeing my host in this mood

Q : I deemed it proper to take leave

R : as I had frequently done before

S : it had been my intention to pass the night there

The Proper sequence should be:

A. QPSR B. QRPS
C. SPQR D. SRPQ

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Little

P : that he had been let down

Q : stood by all these years

R : did he realise

S : by a colleague whom he had

The Proper sequence should be:

A. RPSQ B. RSQP
C. QSRP D. QSPR

19 

There was

P : needed for it everyday life

Q : a time when each family

R : for itself most of the things it

S : actually produced

The Proper sequence should be:

A. QRSP B. RQPS
C. RSPQ D. QSRP

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We went

P : along the railway line

Q : and had a right to

R : where other people not allowed to go

S : but daddy belonged to the railway

The Proper sequence should be:

A. RPQS B. PRSQ
C. RSQP D. PRQS

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