English for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exams – Sentence Rearrangement


Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
  • (A) As Dinesh Trivedi stoically defended the fare hike announced in the railway budget, his livid party chief Mamta Banerjee said she would not allow it.
  • (B) It is unprecedented in the history of independent India that a railway budget is opposed by the party presenting it.
  • (C) It first demands a rollback of the fare hike and then threatens to get the minister sacked.
  • (D) Exposing the tenuous state of UPA, the Prime Minister told the media, “If anything like this develops, we’ll consider replacing Trivedi.”
  • (E) She had two demands—that Manmohan Singh agree to a rollback and more importantly to get Trivedi sacked whenever she asks for it.
  • (F) The government was faced with the threat of Banerjee walking out with her 19 MPs.

1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

5) E

2. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

5) F

3. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?

1) A

2) C

3) B

4) D

5) F

4. Which of the following should be the Third sentence after rearrangement?

1) A

2) B

3) D

4) E

5) F

5. Which of the following should be the Last sentence after rearrangement?

1) A

2) B

3) D

4) E

5) F

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

  • (A) It had no independent existence of its own.
  • (B) But the condition changed when Christianity began to strike roots in the minds of the intelligentsia and especially when it became the official religion of the Roman empire.
  • (C) Prior to the rise of Christianity, the spiritual power was merged into the temporal.
  • (D) But the secular rulers were not ready to be deprived of the power of the control over the Church.
  • (E) The king performed the role of the priest.
  • (F) Hence the controversy raged itself.

6. Which of the following sentences will come FIRST after rearrangement?

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

5) E

7. Which of the following sentences will come SECOND after rearrangement?

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

5) E

8. Which of the following sentences will come FIFTH after rearrangement?

1) C

2) D

3) B

4) F

5) E

9. Which of the following sentences will come THIRD after rearrangement?

1) D

2) B

3) C

4) E

5) A

10. Which of the following sentences will come LAST after rearrangement?

1) C

2) B

3) A

4) E

5) F


Answers—————-
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 1
  5. 4
  6. 3
  7. 1
  8. 2
  9. 4
  10. 5
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