Sentence Rearrangement Questions For SSC CHSL 2018: 16th March


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Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CHSL Exam  has already started from 4 March and will be held until 26 March 2018 where Sentence Rearrangement Questions are often asked in English Language Section.

In addition to this SSC CPO Exam is to to be held from the month of June where English Language Section has again its own importance. You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing  15 Sentence Rearrangement Questions to make you learn English basics effectively. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): In the following questions, the 1st and the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

1. The second-named motive
P. aiming at
Q. lies firmly fixed
R. ambition, or in milder terms
S. recognition and consideration
6. in the human nature.
(a) RPQS
(b) RPSQ
(c) PRQS
(d) SPRQ

1. The works of William Shakespeare
P. have provided us
Q. that have become
R. such common expressions
S. with a number of phrases
6. that few realize their source
(a) RQSP
(b) SQRP
(c) PSQR
(d) QPSR

1. The ever spiraling costs
P. to take another look
Q. at the plant remedies
R. of modern synthetic drugs
S. may force western medicine
6. used by the Third World Countries
(a) QRSP
(b) PSRQ
(c) QPSR
(d) RSPQ

1. Very many people
P. from those
Q. spend money in
R. that their natural
S. ways quite different
6. tastes would enjoin
(a) PSQR
(b) QSPR
(c) QPRS
(d) RPQS

1. John had some relatively new clothes he had outgrown.
P. But his mother took them out and kept them neatly folded in the cupboard again.
Q. He threw them into the waste basket.
R. So John put the clothing into the family’s bag of items to donate to charity.
S. His mother found them and put them back in the cupboard.
6. John finally put the items in his mother’s mending basket and never saw them again.
(a) RSPQ
(b) QRSP
(c) QSRP
(d) RQSP

1. An overall picture
P. literary situation
Q. of the present
R. major languages
S. in some of the
6. is discussed here.
(a) QPSR
(b) SRQP
(c) PQSR
(d) QSRP

1. It is useful to distinguish.
P. basic research
Q. pure science, which involves
R. and applied science
S. between two forms of science
6. which involves technology.
(a) SRQP
(b) SQPR
(c) RQPS
(d) PRQS

1. A man who climbs a mountain faces several dangers.
P. A cylinder of oxygen can be very expensive.
Q. The atmosphere at such a great height contains less oxygen than in the plains and therefore he may find it difficult to breathe.
R. Yet another danger is the avalanches-huge mass of snow sliding down the mountain and the mountaineer may get swept off.
S. This means that the mountaineer has to carry his own supply of oxygen in a cylinder.
6. It is a proof of man’s indomitable courage that in spite of all these dangers, he continues to climb the highest mountains in the world.
(a) QSPR
(b) SRPQ
(c) QSRP
(d) PSRQ

1. After the Chipko Movement
P. that peasants and tribals
Q. in the responsible management
R. it was demonstrated
S. had a greater stake
6. of Nature than did supposedly sophisticated city dwellers.
(a) QRPS
(b) RPSQ
(c) RPQS
(d) QPSR

1. Sometimes you can figure out
P. of the rest of the sentence
Q. or from the meaning
R. its place in the story or in the sentence
S. an unfamiliar word from its context
6. even though you may never have seen the word before.
(a) RSPQ
(b) SRQP
(c) QPRS
(d) PRQS

1. Even today in many countries.
P. neglected and there are far
Q. women continue to be
R. who have had the benefit of
S. fewer women than men
6. education and vocational training.
(a) PRQS
(b) QPSR
(c) SQRP
(d) RQPS

1. Carl Sagan
P. the severity of the problem
Q. say that we do not fully understand
R. that the next generations may be badly affected
S. in his essay
6. and that the only solution is international co-operation.
(a) SRPQ
(b) SQRP
(c) SPRQ
(d) SQPR

1. Each
P. if it was working
Q. had to be tested to be sure
R. parts of the rocket
S. of the many
6. perfectly.
(a) RSPQ
(b) RQSP
(c) PRQS
(d) SRQP

1. George Eliot sees
P. family life
Q. and mutually caring relationships
R. human relationships
S. as the centre of
6. as the centre of life itself.
(a) PQSR
(b) RQSP
(c) RPQS
(d) PSRQ

1. Actually for him
P. was more important than
Q. the development
R. into a free man
S. of the Indian
6. the freeing of India.
(a) QSRP
(b) SRQP
(c) PRQS
(d) RSQP


S1. Ans.(b)

S2. Ans.(c)

S3. Ans.(d)

S4. Ans.(b)

S5. Ans.(c)

S6. Ans.(a)

S7. Ans.(b)

S8. Ans.(a)

S9. Ans.(b)

S10. Ans.(b)

S11. Ans.(b)

S12. Ans.(d)

S13. Ans.(d)

S14. Ans.(d)

S15. Ans.(a)

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