ARRANGEMENT OF SENTENCES
(1) RSPQ (2) RSQP sentences and find out which of the S. The question is whether Japan
(3) SRPQ (4) QPSR four combinations is correct. Then find has a lower death rate.
23. 1. No one can deny that peasant the correct answer. 6. So it is very high in Japan.
forms the backbone of the nation. (SSC Section Officer (Audit) (1) QRPS (2) SPRQ
P. Hence he is the most useful mem- (3) PRQS (4) RQSP
ber of the society. 26. 1. India’s uniqueness lies in its
30. 1. Pollution is one of the evils
unity in diversity.
Q. Yet this fellow is exploited by the brought about by the growth of
rich. P. So the problems of India should science.
not be viewed in isolation.
R. He grows food for the whole P. Air pollution has very harmful
country. Q. Because of this factor, there are effects.
problems here and there at
S. It is our duty to improve his lot. Q. They pollute the air and the at-
6. We should grant him the social mosphere.
R. India is a multireligi ous,
status he deserves. R. It is making the environment,
multicultural and multilingual
(1) RPQS (2) RSPQ water and air dirty.
(3) SRPQ (4) SPQR S. Factories and industries keep
S. But even small countries with
24. 1. Priya went to the first counter throwing out smoke which con-
monolithic society have more
at the post office as she needed tains toxic gases.
stamps for six rupees. 6. People living in the surroundings
6. And India is poised for success
P. She was shown the corner where breathe the impure air and are
in all fields.
gum bottle was kept. affected by diseases of the lungs
(1) PSRQ (2) QSPR and heart.
Q. The woman behind the counter (3) SRQP (4) RQSP
said it was registration counter (1) PSQR (2) RPSQ
27. 1. My friend went to live in a (3) QPSR (4) SPQR
and directed her to the last
counter. Directions (31-35) : In the fol-
P. But is was a very slow animal. lowing questions, the first and the last
R. She was looking for gum to affix
the stamps on the envelope. Q. So my friend bought a donkey sentence of the passage are numbered
for Rs. 500 (1) and (6). The rest of the passage is
S. She thanked the lady and came
to the counter on the left extreme R. One day his new neighbour told split into four parts and named P, Q,
and got the stamps. him that he must buy a donkey. R and S. These four parts are not giv-
6. She went to the corner, took two S. Every family there had a don- en in their proper order. Read the sen-
drops of gum, affixed the stamps key. tences and find out which of the four
and put the letter in the post box. 6. It did not like to work. combinations is correct.
(1) PSRQ (2) RPQS (1) RSQP (2) PQRS (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
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31. 1. A bad habit is harmful, none
25. 1. It is very misleading to say 28. 1. When Galileo went home, he
as harmful as smoking.
that computers can ‘think’ like began to experiment with the
pendulum. P. But habit is second nature,
people. smokers remain smokers for
P. However, they make it possible P. When he showed it to his teach-
for people to ‘bottle’ thought. ers, they were delighted.
Q. Besides being expensive,
Q. They have no more a mind of Q. It was not long before physi-
smoking does injury to one’s
their own than a lawn mower. cians were all using the instru-
R. They can not. ment to count the heart–beats
of their patients. R. In the long run he may get
S. You work out how to do a par- something worse-lung cancer
ticular job, write a program and R. Soon he had invented an instru-
ment which marked the rate of S. A smoker gets nothing but
then the computer applies your smoke for his money
thinking to that job as long as you pulse-beats.
S. Then the clock makers began to 6. Then why get that bad hab-
6. In this sense computers are half use the pendulum to keep time.
6. Today it has many other uses. (1) RPQS (2) QRPS
alive because they perpetuate
thinking of their creators. (1) PQRS (2) QRPS (3) SPRQ (4) PRQS
(1) RQPS (2) PSRQ (3) SPQR (4) RPQS 32. 1. Phobic reactions are strong,
irrational fears of specific ob-
(3) SQPR (4) QSRP 29. 1. People have wrong calcula-
jects or situations
Directions (26-30) : In the fol- tions about Japan’s population.
P. But there is no objective dan-
lowing questions, the first and the last P. No, this is not true.
part of the sentences are numbered 1 Q. And old people die more often
Q. For example, when a person
and 6. The rest of the sentences are than the young.
is extremely fearful of birds,
split into four parts and named P, Q, R. There are more old people in snakes, heights or closed
R, and S. These four parts are not Japan.
places, the label phobia is
given in their proper order. Read the