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The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are framed to test your Verbal Ability Skills.

Para jumbles are paragraphs that are jumbled. Usually, a candidate is given a paragraph with sentences, not in the right order. The candidate has to rearrange the sentences in a logical order to make meaning. Para jumbles questions are one of the most important parts of the verbal ability section of English for Entrance Exams.

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1. Choose the right order of the following sentences:A) Last March, I was invited to present a paper on the topic of whether the mistakes of the 20th century would be repeated in the 21st century as well.
B) The economic crisis hadn't become grave then.
C) But today the world is in the midst of the biggest economic crisis since 1929.
D) The key difference between then and now is that the old power structures have finally disappeared.
E) Now even the US is pleading for financial help from China.
2. Choose the right order of the following sentences:A) These were mainly bulwarks against winter, the hoarded dregs of more plentiful seasons.
B) The first was the earliest mince pies, which saw cooked, shredded meat, dried fruits, alcohol with its preservative qualities, and perhaps a few spices or herbs, all encased in large pies.
C) Subsequently, people baked this into a kind of pie, adding bread-crumbs for bulk, eggs to bind it, and upping the dried fruits and called it 'plum pudding'.
D) The pudding seems to have had two principal forerunners.
E) The second main pudding was a pottage or soup called frumenty, a fast dish involving cracked wheat, currants, and almonds which was ladled out at the start of a meal.
3. Choose the right order of the following sentences:A) Environment Education unit of the Centre for Science & Environment has always been working towards providing easy-to-understand reading material.
B) Their new publication on this subject is an attempt to lend teachers a helping hand.
C) It unfolds in two sections: Climate change: how to make sense of it all
D) And natural resources how to share & care.
E) However, they are introduced to students not as a paragraph to memorize but as an activity to do.
4. A paragraph starts with the following line:

Duryodhana was a wicked prince.

Choose the right order of the following sentences as a continuation of the above:

P - One day Bhima made Duryodhana fall from a tree from which Duryodhana was stealing fruits.
Q - He did not like that Pandavas should be loved and respected by the people of Hastinapur.
R -  Duryodhana especially hated Bhima.
S - Among the Pandavas, Bhima was extraordinarily strong and powerful.
T - This enraged Duryodhana so much that he began to think of removing Bhima from his way.

5. The first and the last lines of a paragraph are given. Arrange the sentences in between in the correct order.

1.Optimism is not a deep complicated philosophy

P. In some persons it is an inborn trait.
Q. In fact, it is always taking a positive and bright view of life.
R. It is more of a general attitude of life.
S. They are tuned that way by nature and temperament.

6. However, in most cases it is an acquired and nurtured habit.
6. The first and the last lines of a paragraph are given. Arrange the sentences in between in the correct order.1. Porcelain became popular at the beginning of the 19th century.

P. in a kiln at more than 2372 degree Fahrenheit

Q. refer to both China and Bisque dolls
R. porcelain is made by firing special clays.
S. porcelain is used generally, to

6. only a few types of clays can withstand such high temperatures
7. The first and the last lines of a paragraph are given. Arrange the sentences in between in the correct order.1. Plato’s ‘Republic’ has exercised tremendous influence

P. He states that statesmen should

Q. on human thought and intelligence.
R. integrity, because he felt that, only such men
S. be men of supreme intelligence and impeccable

6. could enlighten the darker side of human nature into a positive.
8. The first and the last lines of a paragraph are given. Arrange the sentences in between in the correct order.1. Vijay jumped down from the tree and took to his heels.

P. The watchman chased them furiously.

Q. After what seemed ages, he seemed to have slowed down.
R. Sanjay and Farhan were far ahead and Vijay ran faster.
S. As he ran the guavas started falling out of his pockets.

6. By this time the other workers had also started chasing them.
9. The first and the last lines of a paragraph are given. Arrange the sentences in between in the correct order.1. Slowly she started walking out of the house towards the lake in the park.

P. She could only stay and experience the numbness straying out into the darkness around her.

Q. Usually at this time the park remained silent and isolated.
R. She sat on the bench closest to the lake and tried to feel the cold breeze sweeping against her body.
S. Darkness gave her comfort; it was a means of escape to solace where she had to think less.

6. The chill and the darkness provided a cover for her mostly a cover of protection from the world.
10. Choose the right order of the following sentences:A. A famous Japanese rock garden is at Ryoan-Ji in Northwest Kyoto, Japan.
B. The rocks of various sizes are arranged on small white pebbles in five groups, each comprising five, two, three, two, & three rocks.
C. The garden is 30 meters long from East to West & 10 meters from north to south.
D. The garden contains 15 rocks arranged on the surface of white pebbles in such a manner that visitors can see only 14 of them at once from whichever angle the garden is viewed.
E. There are no trees, just 15 irregularly shaped rocks of varying sizes, some arranged by gravel/sand that is raked every day.

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