Para Jumble (74)

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

 

A. If caught in the act, they were punished, not for the crime, but for allowing themselves to be caught another lash of the whip.

B. The bellicose Spartans sacrificed all the finer things in life for military expertise.

C. Those fortunate enough to survive babyhood were taken away from their mothers at the age of seven to undergo rigorous military training.

D. This consisted mainly of beatings and deprivations of all kinds like going around barefoot in winter, and worse, starvation so that they would be forced to steal food to survive.

E. Male children were examined at birth by the city council and those deemed too weak to become soldiers were left to die of exposure.

 

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

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

2. Which of the following should be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Answers

Answer:

1. 4                2. 1                 3. 2                  4. 5                    5. 3

 

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