JUMBLED PARAGRAPH QUESTIONS For IBPS and RRB CLERK Mains 2016


Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following FIVE sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E)  in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. Mines in Indonesia, Vietnam, and Australia are the obvious choice.
B. So, companies are rapidly tying up affordable long-term coal supply.
C. Coal is the cheapest fuel for power plants and steel factories, and also their single-big-gest recurring cost.
D. It’s almost a truism now that if we want more electricity and build more cities and infrastructure, the country needs to shop overseas for quality coal.
E. Demand is growing 10% each year.
 
Q1. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q2. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q3. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q4. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q5. Which of the following will be the Fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following FIVE sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E)  in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. India’s demand for calories from fat has long outstripped supply from our oilseed fields.
B. As our energy needs spiral, these countries will become as critical for our growth as West Asia for crude oil.
C. We are increasingly reliant on Malaysia and Indonesia for palm oil, which today sells in four out of every 10 bottles.
D. Coal is one kind of energy, cooking oil or fat another.
E. The biggest market for palm oil is south India.

Q6. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q7. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E


Q8. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

 Q9. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

 Q10. Which of the following will be the fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A


Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. The hyena-like animal, Palaeonictis wingi, evolved from the size of a bear to the size of a coyote during a 2,00,000 – year period.
B. Extinct carnivorous mammals shrank in size during a global warming event that occurred 55 million years ago, according to a new University of Florida study.
C. Following this global warming event, Earth’s temperature cooled and the animal evolved to a larger size.
D. Earth’s average temperature in this period increased about 15 degrees Fahrenheit.
E. The study describes a new species that evolved to half the size of its ancestors during this period of global warming.

Q11. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q12. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

 Q13. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

 Q14. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

 Q15. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A




 

  





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