Paragraph Formation - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC

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I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.

1)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the question given below.

Which of these should be the FOURTH sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. I
b. II
c. III
d. V
e. VI
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: II

Explanation:
The correct sequence is as follows:

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.


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I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.

2)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the question given below.

Which of these should be the LAST sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. I
b. II
c. III
d. V
e. VI
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: VI

Explanation:
The correct sequence is as follows:

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.


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I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.

3)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the question given below.

Which of the above should be the FIFTH sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. II
b. III
c. IV
d. V
e. VI
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: V

Explanation:
The correct sequence is as follows:

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.


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I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.

4)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions given below.

Which of the above should be the SECOND sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. I
b. II
c. III
d. IV
e. VI
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: I

Explanation:
The correct sequence is as follows:

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.


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I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.

5)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the question given below.

Which of the above should be the THIRD sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. I
b. II
c. III
d. IV
e. VI
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: III

Explanation:
The correct sequence is as follows:

IV. Daughter of an English baron, Rose Aylmer lost her father early and was living with her mother and sister in a town in South Wales when Walter London met her.

I. Fresh from college he was only twenty-one and Rose was sweet seventeen.

III. The budding poet was drawn by her grace and vivaciousness.

II. They must have met and exchanged letters which are not forthcoming.

V. Soon after Rose Aylmer proceeded to India with her relatives to visit her aunt, wife of Sir Henry Russel, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta.

VI. Rose suddenly died of an attack of cholera and had to be interred in Calcutta only.


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A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

B. This year was no different.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.”

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.

6)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph. Then answer the questions given below.

Which of these should be the FOURTH sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 29 Sep 15

a. E
b. A
c. B
d. C
e. F
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: B

Explanation:
D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

B. This year was no different.


E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.


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A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

B. This year was no different.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.”

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.

7)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph. Then answer the questions given below.

Which of these should be the LAST sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 29 Sep 15

a. E
b. A
c. B
d. C
e. F
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: F

Explanation:
D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

B. This year was no different.


E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.


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A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

B. This year was no different.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.”

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.

8)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph. Then answer the questions given below.

Which of the above should be the FIFTH sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 29 Sep 15

a. E
b. C
c. B
d. D
e. F
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: E

Explanation:
D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

B. This year was no different.


E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.


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A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

B. This year was no different.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.”

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.

9)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph. Then answer the questions given below.

Which of the above should be the SECOND sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 29 Sep 15

a. A
b. C
c. B
d. D
e. F
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: A

Explanation:
D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

B. This year was no different.


E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.


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A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

B. This year was no different.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.”

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.

10)   Rearrange the above sentences to form a meaningful paragraph. Then answer the questions given below.

Which of these should be the THIRD sentence of the paragraph?

- Published on 29 Sep 15

a. A
b. C
c. B
d. D
e. F
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: C

Explanation:
D. Each year, since 1953, on the first Thursday in February, the President of the United States of America takes part and leads the National Prayer Breakfast.

A. It is an annual ritual attended by politicians, administrators, media, religious leaders, and other members of society.

C. They wax eloquent about giving, sharing, tolerance and other lovely values that remain largely forgotten for the next 364 days.

B. This year was no different.


E. President Obama addressed the gathered crowd, and spoke about faith and values; and in particular about “the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil.

F. President Obama, then went on to talk about how faith not only gives strength to achieve, but also to selflessly serve others.


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