Para Jumbles Test 1


For the following questions answer them individually

Q 1

Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph.

A. I sat there frowning at the checkered tablecloth, chewing the bitter cud of insight.

B. That wintry afternoon in Manhattan, waiting in the little French restaurant, I was feeling frustrated and depressed.

C. Even the prospect of seeing a dear friend failed to cheer me as it usually did.

D. Because of certain miscalculations on my part, a project of considerable importance in my life had fallen through.

Q 2

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

1. There, in Europe, his true gifts unveiled.

A. Playing with Don Cherie, blending Indian music and jazz for the first time, he began setting the pace in the late 70s for much of what present — day fusion is.

B. John McLaughlin, the legendary guitarist whose soul has always had an Indian stamp on it, was seduced immediately.

C. Fusion by Gurtu had begun.

D. He partnered Gurtu for four years, and 'natured' him as a composer.

6. But for every experimental musician there's a critic nestling nearby.

Q 3

Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D to form a logical sequence between sentences 1 and 6.
1. The main source of power in industrial undertaking is electricity.
A. Electricity from water also requires enormous river valley projects involving huge expenditure.
B. In contrast, electricity from atomic power stations will result in a tremendous saving in expenditure.
C. Besides, the mineral resources of the world required for generation of electricity are being rapidly depleted.
D. But the production of electricity needs huge quantities of coal.
6. The installation of atomic plants will help in meeting the shortage of these resources.

Q 4

The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

A. Having a strategy is a matter of discipline.

B. It involves the configuration of a tailored value chain that enables a company to offer unique value.

C. It requires a strong focus on profitability and a willingness to make tough tradeoffs in choosing what not to do.

D. Strategy goes far beyond the pursuit of best practices.

E. A company must stay the course even during times of upheaval, while constantly improving and extending its distinctive positioning.

F. When a company’s activities fit together as a self-reinforcing system, any competitor wishing to imitate a strategy must replicate the whole system.

Q 5

Arrange the following sentences to form a coherent paragraph

A. His left-hand concealed a blackjack, his right-hand groped for the torch in his pocket.

B. The meeting was scheduled for 9 o'clock, and his watch showed the time to be a quarter to nine.

C. The man lurked in the corner, away from the glare of light.

D. His heart thumped in his chest, sweat beads formed themselves on his forehead, his mouth was dry.

# Name Overall Score
1 Akshaya Srivastava 15
2 Adarsh 15
3 Sai kota 15
4 Abhishek Kamat 15
5 Farzan Shaikh 15
6 Vaishnavi Gupta 15
7 anu 15
8 Armaan Chawla 15
9 aravind muralitharan 15
10 Anuj Sikka 15

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