Para Jumble (69)

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) This is in spite of the fact that the Indian subcontinent receives much higher annual rainfall compared to other major continental areas.

(B) Other objectives are to increase food grain production for the growing population, hydro–power production and inland navigation.

(C) No doubt, this rainfall is very unevenly distributed geographically and in terms of time, just as any other gift of nature.

(D) One of the major outcomes of ‘development’ is water-scarcity.

(E) Projects of this nature for the ‘common good’ of all people are of utmost importance and need a thorough scientific study using some of the basic ideas of earth-system sciences.

(F) One of the proclaimed aims of the proposed project on interlinking of Indian rivers is to remove this natural imbalance, which has also been cause of undesirable flooding in some regions and drought in others.

 

1. Which of the following should be the “FIFTH” sentence after rearrangement?

1) F                  2) B                   3) E                    4) C                     5) A

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

1) B                 2) E                    3) F                     4) A                     5) C

3. Which of the following should be the “LAST (SIXTH)” sentence after rearrangement?

1) E                  2) B                   3) F                      4) C                     5) A

4. Which of the following should be the “FIRST” sentence after rearrangement?

1) A                  2) F                   3) C                      4) B                     5) D

5. Which of the following should be the “THIRD” sentence after rearrangement?

1) F                  2) A                   3) C                     4) D                      5) B

 

Answers

Answer:

1.2               2.4               3.1              4.5            5.3

 

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