ARRANGEMENT OF SENTENCES
43. 1. An observation home is called a 46. 1. When he was quite young, Le 49. 1. Guru is a university profes-
formicarium. Corbusier became interested sor.
P. Then, if a small ant hill is dug in art. P. It was about strange beings
up carefully, you will find the P. At the age of nineteen, he called KUNUS who live in
hump-backed queen. travelled around Europe. holes in the ground.
Q. You will probably discover that Q. But the buildings which im- Q. The book is very popular now.
you have some of the strange pressed him most were those R. Thirty years ago he wrote a
ant guests too. of the ancient Greeks in Ath- strange novel called “Queen
R. It can be made of two panes ens. of the Mars”.
of glass separated by strips of R. At the age of thirteen, he went S. He is also a famous writer.
wood around the edges. to an art school. (6) In a recent interview on tele-
S. Put her in a jar with some of S. Everywhere he went he ad- vision Prof. Guru talked
her workers, larvae and co- mired the magnificent build- about the novel.
coons. ings of the past. (1) PRSQ (2) QPRS
6. Carefully place them all in the (6) After his visit to Athens Le (3) SRPQ (4) RQSP
formicarium. Corbusier decided to become 50. 1. It was nine o’clock in the
(1) RPQS (2) PQSR an architect. evening and Rajan was read-
(3) PSQR (4) RPSQ (1) RPSQ (2) PSRQ ing.
(3) RQPS (4) QPSR P. At first he thought nothing of
44. 1. When Ali Baba returned he
47. 1. I was in awe of Einstein and it.
called his wife
hesitated before approaching Q. The walls were a moving mass
P. She said to him, “Have you sto- of big ants.
len them ?” him about some ideas I had
been working on. R. Suddenly, he heard faint
Q. He said, “I have bought you noises.
P. I entered his office and found
some jewels”. S. When he went to his bed-
him seated at a table, calcu-
R. She said, “Our days of misery lating and smoking his pipe. room later, however, he was
are now at an end”. shocked by what he saw.
Q. When I finally knocked on his
S. He said, “Be quiet and do not door, a gentle voice said, (6) They covered everything —
frighten yourself”. ‘come’. the book case, the shelves,
6. He said, “Go to your brother’s the chest of drawers.
R. The single word was both a
house and get a measure”. welcome and a question. (1) PSRQ (2) SRPQ
(1) QSRP (2) SRPQ S. Dressed in ill fitting clothes, (3) RPSQ (4) QSRP
(3) PSRQ (4) QPSR his hair characteristically Directions (51–55) : In the follow-
awry, he smiled a warm wel- ing questions, the first and the last
45. 1. The head of the family returned
come. sentence of the passage are numbered
home from office.
(6) His utter naturalness at once (1) and (6). The rest of the passage is
P. Wife told that there was no cof- split into four parts and named P, Q,
fee powder. set me at ease.
R and S. These four parts are not giv-
(1) QPRS (2) QRPS
Q. Wife again told that there was en in their proper order. Read the sen-
no milk either. (3) PQRS (4) SRQP tences and find out which of the four
R. Husband wanted atleast a cup 48. 1. Nothing comes out of noth- combinations is correct. Then find the
of tea. ing. correct answer.
S. He wanted a cup of coffee. P. We have to work and then (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
alone we can gain something. Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
6. Husband told finally that a
Q. It is honest and conscien- 51. 1. Abraham worked very hard
glass of water was enough.
tious labour alone that pro- and had no time to feel lonely.
(1) SQRP (2) SPRQ
duces result. P. Abraham was very fond of books.
(3) QSRP (4) RPSQ R. Millions have been struck with Q. When his day’s work in the fields
Directions (46 – 50) : In the fol- the lure of lottery to utter or in the forest was over he set-
lowing questions, the 1st and last sen- despondency. tled down in the evenings to read
tence of the passage are numbered 1 S. A person who thinks that luck by the light of the fire.
and 6. The rest of the passage is split would favour him with all the R. She used to sit by the fireside in
into four parts and named P, Q, R and wants of his life without his the evenings and tell him stories.
S. These four parts are not given in lifting his finger even, is liv- S. His mother had taught him to read
their proper order. Read the sentences ing in a fool’s paradise. when he was very young.
and find out which of the four combi- (6) A pai nstaking man who 6. Every evening he would spend his
nations is correct. Then find the cor- adopts honest toil as his way time in reading all the books he
rect answer. of life, makes the most of it. could find.
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit) (1) PQRS (2) PSRQ (1) QSRP (2) SPRQ
Exam. 25.09.2005) (3) QPRS (4) RSPQ (3) PSRQ (4) PRSQ