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  • The test is designed to check your current understanding of the language and whether you are able to logically co-relate different parts of a paragraph.
  • Directions for individual questions: The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labeled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

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Question 1
1. For many scientists oceans are the cradle of life.
A. But all over the world chemical products and nuclear waste continue to be dumped into them.
B. Coral reefs ,which are known to be the most beautiful places of the submarine world are fast disappearing.
C. The result is that many species of fish die because of this pollution.
D. Of course man is the root cause behind these problems.
6. Man has long since ruined the places he visits – continents and oceans alike.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Statement A gives the current state after the opening sentence.
Statement C tells the result , so it should come after option A.
Statement B is in continuation with option C telling about the results.
Statement D comes in sync with the closing line which tells about what man has done.
Question 2
1. Am I one of the people who are worried that Bill Clinton’s second term might be destroyed by the constitutional crisis?
A. On the other hands, ordinary citizens have put the campaign behind them.
B. In other words, what worries me is that Bill Clinton could exhibit a version of what George Bush used to refer to as Big Mo.
C. That is he might have so much campaign momentum that he may not be able to stop campaigning.
D. Well, it's true that I have been wondering whether a President could be impeached for refusing to stop talking about the bridge we need to build to the 21st century.
6. They now prefer to watch their favourite soaps and ads on TV rather than senators.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement D gives us the answer asked in the opening line.
Statement B adds on to the worry the author has in option D.
Statement C explains the kind of worry the author has in option B.
Statement A is the only option which should come before the closing sentence.
Question 3
1. So how big is the potential market?
A. But they end up spending thousands more each year on hardware overhaul and software upgradation.
B. Analysts say the new machines will appeal primarily to corporate users.
C. An individual buyer can pick up a desktop computer for less than $2,000 in America.
D. For them, the NCs best-drawing card is its promise of much lower maintenance costs.
6. NCs, which automatically load the latest versions of whatever software they need could put an end to all that.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Statement B answers the question asked in opening sentence and it is preferred over
Statement D starts with "For Them ", them here means Analysts about which the author talks in option B.
So, it should come after option B.
In Statement C, the author then takes up the individual buyers and it should come here as in option A the author talks about the problems
Statement A tells about the problems faced by buyers and the closing sentence gives solutions to what can be done.
Question 4
1. Historically, stained glass was almost entirely reserved for ecclesiastical spaces.
A. By all counts, he has accomplished that mission with unmistakable style.
B. “It is my mission to bring it kicking and screaming out of that milieu,” says Clarke.
C. The first was the jewel-like windows he designed for a Cistercian Church in Switzerland.
D. Two recent projects show his genius in the separate worlds of the sacred and the mundane.
6. The second was a spectacular, huge skylight in a shopping complex in Brazil.
Question 4 Explanation: 
As Statement A,C,D talk about the statement of the Clarke, so statement B should come first after the opening sentence.
Next, statement A should come as it talks about the mission mentioned in the statement, then statement D as it talks about the projects by him and then in statement C there is a mention of one of his projects which should come only after a brief introduction of the two projects
Question 5
A. It begins with an ordinary fever and a moderate cough.
B. India could be under attack from a class of germs that cause what are called a typical pneumonia.
C. Slowly a sore throat progresses to bronchitis and then pneumonia and respiratory complications.
D. It appears like the ordinary flu but baffled doctors find that the usual drugs don’t work.
Question 5 Explanation: 
This para talks about the fever.
It should start with the condition prevelant in India which is given in statement B,
then comes statement D as it tells the state in which the doctors are and what the fever appears like,
then statement A which tells the symptoms of the fever and at last statement D
which continues with the symptoms of the fever.
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