XAT 2021 Question 29

Question 29

Read the following statements and answer the question that follows.
1. Some countries are, at least, trying to curb emissions.
2. Morocco is building a colossal solar-power plant in the desert.
3. States in the Middle East and North Africa can do little on their own to mitigate climate change.
4. Saudi Arabia is not going to stop exporting oil, but it plans to build a solar plant that will be about 200 times the size of the biggest such facility operating today.
5. Politics often gets in the way of problem solving.
Arrange the above five statements in a logical sequence.

Solution

The given excerpt is about what different countries in the Middle East and North Africa are doing about Climate Change.

Sentence 3 introduces the topic by saying that the mentioned countries can do little about climate change.

Sentence 5 mentions the reason for the above problem.

Statement 1 says that some countries are at least trying.

Sentences 2 and 4 build on the above idea by mentioning the projects in Morocco and Saudi Arabia.

Thus, the correct sequence is 3-5-1-2-4.

The answer is option D.



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