CAT 1997 Question Paper Question 119

Question 119

Arrange sentences A, B, C and D between sentences 1 and 6, so as to form a logical sequence of six sentences.

1. India, which has two out of every five TB patients in the world, is on the brink of a major public health disaster.

A. If untreated, a TB patient can die within five years.

B. Unlike AIDS, the great curse of modern sexuality, the TB germ is airborne, which means there are no barriers to its spread.

C. The dreaded infection ranks fourth among major killers worldwide.

D. Every minute, a patient falls prey to the infection in India, which means that over five lakh people die of the disease annually.

6. Anyone, anywhere can be affected by this disease.


Take a look at the last sentence of the paragraph:"Anyone, anywhere can be affected by this disease." This is connected to B. So B is the last sentence. Option C is the proper starting sentence which talks about its prevalence. Option A is the logical follwer of option C which highlights the status of India on TB. Option D follows A. The correct sequence is CADB.

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