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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.

Para Jumbles:Test-12

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Question 1
A. The establishment of the Third Reich influenced events in American history by starting a chain of events which culminated in war between Germany and the United States.
B. The Neutrality Acts of 1935 and 1936 prohibited trade with any belligerents or loans to them.
C. While speaking out against Hitler's atrocities, the American people generally favored isolationist policies and neutrality.
D. The complete destruction of democracy, the prosecution of Jews, the war on religion the cruelty and barbarism of the allies, caused great indignation in this country and brought on fear another World War.
A
ABCD
B
CBDA
C
CDBA
D
ADCB
Question 1 Explanation: 
Statement A states the influence of the Third Reich while statement D elaborates on the events that accompanied the Third Reich.
Statement C states that while speaking out against Hitler,
Americans favoured isolationist policies and statement B elaborates on such policies.
Option D is the right choice.
Question 2
A. An essay which appeals chiefly to the intellect is Francis Bacon’s OF Studies.
B. His careful tripartite division of studies expressed succinctly in aphoristic prose demands the complete attention of the mind of the reader.
C. He considers studies as they should be: for pleasure, for self-improvement, for business.
D. He considers the evils of excess study: laziness, affectation, and preciosity.
A
DCBA
B
ABCD
C
CDBA
D
ACBD
Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement A introduces 'of studies' as the main idea of the passage.
Statement B states that the essay requires complete attention of the reader.
Statement C states Bacon's stand on studies while statement
D continues with the same. Hence, Option B is the right choice.
Question 3
A. By reasoning we mean the mental process of drawing an inference from two or more statements or going from the inference to the statements, which yield that inference.
B. So logical reasoning covers those types of questions, which imply drawing as inference from the problems.
C. Logic means, if we take its original meaning, the science of valid reasoning.
D. Clearly, for understanding arguments and for drawing the inference correctly, it is necessary that we should understand the statements first.
A
ACBD
B
CABD
C
ABCD
D
DBCA
Question 3 Explanation: 
Statement C relates logic to reasoning while statement A states what reasoning means.
Statement B states what logical reasoning covers and statement D states what how we can understand arguments and draw inferences correctly.
Hence, option B is the right choice.
Question 4
A. The influence is reflected the most in beaded evening wear.
B. Increasingly the influence of India’s color and cuts can be seen on western styles.
C. And even as Nehru jackets and Jodhpurs remain staples of the fashion world, designers such as Armani and Mc Fade have turned to the sleek silhouette of the curdier this year.
D. Indian hot pink, paprika and saffron continue to be popular colors, year in and year out.

A
BADC
B
ABCD
C
BCAD
D
DABC
Question 4 Explanation: 
In order to answer this question, the first thing you understand is that the opening sentence is generally the most general one.
In this case, statement B introduces the topic for us.
The ‘influence’ in B is taken forward in statement A. This makes BA a pair,
which is only present in one option.
Hence, we successfully identify the answer.
Question 5
A. Such a national policy will surely divide and never unite the people.
B. In fact, it suits the purpose of the politicians; they can drag the people into submission by appealing to them in the name of religion.
C. In order to inculcate the unquestioning belief they condemn the other states, which do not follow their religion.
D. The emergence of the theocratic states, where all types of crimes are committed in the name of religion, has revived the religion of the Middle Ages.
A
ABCD
B
DBCA
C
DBAC
D
CDAB
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct answer in this case is option B. It moves in the order general to specific,
with broad level statements coming on the top and secondary statements following them. Statement D introduces the main subject of the paragraph,
statement B takes it forward by mentioning how politicians benefit.
Statement A is the perfect closing statement for the given context.
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