Para Jumble (73)

Directions (1-5) Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.

A. While the reference point for the former is the state, for the latter it’s society.

B. India’s ‘strategic community’ comprises two distinct circles with little overlap.

C. Consequently, mainstream strategists have an external orientation to their discourse, concentrating on high politics; the latter is more internal oriented.

D. Their prescriptions too are understandably poles apart and thus, the state, to which both their commentary is directed, has to play balancer, and ends up being at the receiving end of criticism from both sides.

E. Out of the two, one can be termed the ‘mainstream’ and the other ‘alternate’.

F. To further elaborate on the external and internal concept – while one is enamoured of India’s rise and place in the global order, the other is more sensitive to its vulnerabilities and inadequacies.

 

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

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

2. Which of the following should be 6th sentence after rearrangement?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Answers

Answer:

1. 3              2.4               3.1              4.2            5.1

 

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