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How to Solve Jumbled Paragraphs?


To Solve Jumbled Sentence Problems follow these steps:

1. Read all the sentences once

2. Try to figure out the first sentence

    i. The first sentence presents an Idea or

    ii. initiates a story or incidence or

    iii. mentions a person or

    iv. describes a scene or

    v. introduces a subject

 

3. Try to figure out the last sentence.

     i. The last sentence is more like a conclusion  or final statement or,

     ii. Leaves the paragraph at an ongoing process.

4. If you find any option matching you identified last and first sentence, cross check it and answer that option. If not,

5. Keep looking for words like but, thus, moreover, to link two paragraphs.

1

(A) He felt justified in bypassing Congress altogether, on a variety of moves.

(B) At times, he was fighting the entire Congress.

(C) Bush felt he had a mission to to restore power to the presidency.

(D) Bush was not fighting just the democrats.

(E) Representative democracy is a messy business, and a CEO of the White House does not like a legislature of second guessers and time wasters.

A.

CAEDB

B.

DBAEC

C.

CEADB

D.

ECDBA

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : D
Explanation

In the above paragraphs,

(E) can be identfied as the first sentence, as it introduces a subject.

There is only once option with (E) as the first sentence , Hence we can directly say that ECDBA is the correct sequence. You can answer the questions and move forward at this time itself to save time.
If you have enough time you can confirm this by following the mentioned steps 

you would see that sentence (B) and (C) has a mention to "he". which means that all these sentences will come after BUSH was introduced.

Also, If you look at (D) and (B), You can find the relationship and conclude that (B) comes after (D) 

 
2

(A) Experts such as Larry Burns , head of research at GM, reckon that only such a full hearted leap will allow the world to cope with the mass motorisation that will one day come to china or India.

(B) But once the hydrogen is being produced from biomass or extracted from underground coal or made from water, using nuclear or renewable electricity, the way will be open for a huge reduction in carbon emissions from the whole system.

(C) In theory, once all the bugs have been sorted out, fuel cells should deliver better total fuel economy than any existing engines.

(D) That is twice as good as the internal combustion engine, but only five percentage points better that a diesel hybrid.

(E) Allowing for the resources needed to extract hydrogen from hydrocarbon, oil, coal,gas, the fuel cell has an efficiency of 30%.

 

A.

CEDBA

B.

CEBDA

C.

AEDBC

D.

ACEBD

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Correct answer is : A
Explanation

No explanation available. Let's Discuss

 
3

(A) But this does not mean that death was the Egyptians only preoccupation

(B) Even papyri come mainly from pyramid temples

(C) Most of our traditional sources of information about the Old Kingdom are monuments of the rich like pyramids and tombs.

(D) Housed in which ordinary Egyptians lived have not been preserved, and when most people died, they were buried in simple graves.

(E) We know infinitely more about the wealthy people of Egypt than we do about the ordinary people, as most monuments were made for the rich.

A.

CDBEA

B.

ECDAB

C.

EDCBA

D.

DECAB

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : B
Explanation

No explanation available. Let's Discuss

 
4

(A) The two neighbors never fought each other .

(B) Fights involving three male fiddler crabs have been recorded, but the status of participants was unknown.

(C) They pushed or grappled only the intruded.

(D) We recorded 17 cases in which a resident that was fighting an intruder was joined by an immediate neighbor, an ally.

(E) We therefore tracked 268 intruder males until we saw fighting a resident male.

A.

BEDAC

B.

DEBAC

C.

BDCAE

D.

BCEDA

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : A
Explanation

No explanation available. Let's Discuss

 
5

(A) In the west , Allied forces had fought their way through southern italy as far as Rome

(B) In june 1994, Germany's military position in World War Two appeared hopeless.

(C) In Britain, the task of amassing the men and materials for the liberation of northern Europe had completed.

(D) The Red Army was poised to drive the Nazis back through Poland

(E) The situation on the eastern front was catastrophic

A.

EDACB

B.

BEDAC

C.

BDECA

D.

CEDAB

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : B
Explanation

No explanation available. Let's Discuss

 
 

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