(Study Material) Combined Graduate Level Exam - Tier - II : Sentence Arrangement (MCQ)

Sentence Arrangement (MCQ )

Direction: Sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

1. A. Richard Riordan, the current mayor, must step down after serving his limit of two terms.
B. Russell Crowe is not the only actor or person whose future will shortly be decided by voters in Los Angeles.
C. But the chances of an Oscar for the star of 'Gladiator' seem to have generated far more debate than the prospect of a new mayor.
D. He will leave a city more sure of itself when he took office eight years ago, but still dissatisfied with its schools, its police force and its traffic and largely uninterestd politics.

(a) ACBD
(b) ADCB
(c) BACD
(d) BCAD

2. A. The reason is Niagara – a blue fizzy Swedish tonic, for which the Wycoff's owner, Lari Williams is the sole American distributor.
B. Women from around the South have been descending on Arkansas's state capital and making their way to the Wycoff Coffee House.
C. After two weeks without shipment, 1000, bottles of the potion arrived in Little Rock on Monday morning.
D. Something strange has been happening in Little Rock.

(a) ACBD
(b) DBAC
(c) DACB
(d) ABDC

3. A. So far, however I am still an uneducated, unextended adult, and I have fallen into the habit of brosing through an imaginary, handsomely printed course bulletin that is more or less typical of them all.
B. The number of college bulletins and adult-education come-ones that keep turning up in my mailbox convinces me that I must be on a special mailing list for dropouts.
C. Not that I'm complaining; there is something about a list of extension courses that piques my interest with a fascination hitherto reserved for a catalogue of Hong Kong honey-moon accessories, set to me once by mistake.
D. Each time read through the latest bulletin of extension courses. I make immediate plans to drop everything and return to school (I was expelled from college many years ago, the victim of unproved accusations not unlike those once attached to Yellow kid weil).

(a) BADC
(b) DBCA
(c) BCDA
(d) BDCA

4. A. Finally, before the rays of his arch enemy, the sun, announces a new day, he hurries back to the safety of his hidden coffin and sleeps, as the cycle begins a new.
B. Somewhere in Transylvania, Dracula the monster lies sleeping in his coffin, waiting for night to fall.
C. Then the moment of darkness comes, and through some miraculous instinct the fiend emerges from the safety of his hiding place and assuming hideous forms of the bat or the wolf, he prowls the countryside, drinking the blood of his victims.
D. As exposure to the sun's rays would surely cause him to perish, he stays protected in the satinlined chamber bearing his family name in silver.

(a) BDCA
(b) BCDA
(c) CDBA
(d) CBDA

5. A. Hitler said he was in a rush and asked Ribbentrop if he could be taken next, but Ribentrop insisted it would look bad for the Foreign Office if he were passed over.
B. Hitler thereupon made a quick phone call and Ribbentrop was immediately transferred to the Afrika Korps.
C. In the spring of 1940, a large Mercedes pulled up in front of my barbershop at 127 Koenigstrasse, Hitler walked in and said, "I just want a light trim – and don't take too much off the top."
D. I explained to him there would be a brief wait because von Ribbentrop was ahead of him.

(a) CADB
(b) CDAB
(c) CBDA
(d) CABD