English – Sentence Rearrangement Quiz

Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

Ques. 1 


(A) Two of the best-performing major economies in 2010 were China and Brazil, with growth estimated at 7.5% and 10.5% respectively.


(B) Despite that limp growth, major US stock market indexes are up between 11 % and 20% for the year.


(C) Even knowing where economies are headed sometimes is of no help to an investor.



(D) It is hard to anticipate the direction of financial markets.


(E) But as of December, stock markets of both nations were in the red for the year.


(F) By contrast, the US economy is likely to have expanded at only about 2.6% for the year.

1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) A
(2) B
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

2. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) B
(2) E
(3) C
(4) A
(5) F

3. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) D
(2) B
(3) C
(4) E
(5) A

4. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) C
(2) A
(3) D
(4) E
(5) B

5. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) E
(2) C
(3) B
(4) D
(5) A

Ques. 2

A. In fact according to mainstream economist, it is inevitable and a necessary evil in any economy.


B. It is thus important for every nation to maintain this reserve of labour force to maintain an optimal level of unemployment.


C. Unemployment is popularly believed to be an index which measures the economic condition of a nation.


D. This is because it helps avert inflation by providing a reserve army of labour which keeps wages in check.


E. The problem, however, only emerges when governments indirectly facilitate unemployment in order to curb inflation through various policies and frameworks, depriving a large population of its fundamental rights.


F. But contrary to popular belief unemployment is not always disadvantageous to the economy of a state.

1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) A
(2) B
(3) D
(4) E
(5) C

2. Which of the following should be the LAST sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) B
(2) E
(3) C
(4) A
(5) D

3. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) D
(2) B
(3) C
(4) E
(5) A

4. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) C
(2) A
(3) D
(4) E
(5) B

5. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement? 
(1) E
(2) C
(3) B
(4) D
(5) A


ANSWERS
1. (3)
2. (5)
3. (4)
4. (2)
5. (2)
6. (5)
7. (1)
8. (4)
9. (3)
10. (5)

Proper Sequence for Ques. 1 – D C A E F B
Proper Sequence for Ques. 2 – C A D E F B