Free Study Material For RRB Examination
Subject : English (Sentence Arrangement)
Direction : Sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced form a
coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with letter. Choose the most
logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent
1. A. 'Electricity' is a subject enumerated in the Concurrent list, meaning
that the Federal and State legislatures are competent to enact laws on the
B. The Constitution of India has demarcated the legislative competence of the
Federal and State legislatures in three different lists.
C. However, a State law cannot override, or be inconsistent with, a Federal law
and in case of inconsistency, the Federal law will override the State law.
D. The Union list contains matters within the exclusive domain of the Federal
legislature, the State list contains matters within the exclusive domain of the
State legislature, and the Concurrent list contains subjects on which both the
Federal and the State legislatures are competent to enact laws.
2. A. The Vikings were the terrorists whom Europe feared the most between the
eighth and the twelfth centuries.
B. They set out on these voyages of dangerous adventure because they felt an
even more unbearable fear than did their neighbours who stayed behind.
C. For they were tortured by the thought that their name and reputation might
vanish into nothingness.
D. They managed to brave the seas to pillage, ransom, and create havoc from
Constantinople to Lisbon and Dublin, even though they carried inside them all
the usual fears of poor peasants as well as the loneliness of Scandinavia's long
3. A. Deprived of livelihood and income, they face penury, and as families
split up and spread out, their community bonds crumble.
B. Oddly, all this happens in the name of development, and the victim are
described as beneficiaries.
C. Cut off from their most vital resources, those uprooted are then robbed of
their history traditions and culture.
D. Imagine the entire population of the continent of Australia turned out of
their homes – eighteen million people losing their lands, evicted from their
4. A. This chemical compound finds wide usage in diversified industries such
as refectories, ceramics, etc.
B. Indal developed the requisite technology in-house at its Belgaum centre.
C. In 1982-83, it started developing special alumina, an import substitute.
D. In pursuit of its policy of adding value to the basic products, Indal has
been adding value to alumina too.
5. A. India accorded Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan long ago.
B. Matters have hardly improved since dialogue was broken off in early 1994.
C. Pakistan is still only talking about giving India MFN status in trade, even
though it is obliged to under the World Trade Organisation.
D. In some ways, they have worsened.