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.
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.
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
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).
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
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.