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IBPS PO & IPPB exam: Sentence Rearrangement Exercise based on ‘The Hindu’ Article

Oct 28, 2016 09:00 IST

    In this present day in the field of banking examinations, you are certainly going to get questions in the English section in the examinations from various newspapers in English such as The Hindu, The Times of India, The Indian Express, The Business Standard, The Business Line etc and we shall bring to you questions from articles presented in these papers. In this article, you will get two passages from ‘The Hindu’ (Dated October 19th, 2016) and based on them, questions on para-jumbling. You need to go through the questions and answer them so that you get the much desired practice before the examination.

    Question (1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in order to make a meaningful paragraph and based on that, answer the questions that follow.

    A. This will bring in the interests of all the stakeholders on the table as everyone will be affected in the process and everybody will need to be proactive so that the patients are safe in our hospitals.

    B. The regulatory body, MCI should go ahead with strict regulations such as banning the doctors working in hospitals without proper security measures in place.

    C. However, it is time that hospitals focus their priorities on the issue of safety measures to be put in place in case of fire or any other calamity taking place.

    D. This cannot be enforced on the hospitals just like any other regulation since this comes into play only when something happens in the country in any hospital.

    E. It reminds of many other such incidents happened in the recent years in the country because of the breach in the security protocols by the hospital administrations.

    F. The tragic death of 22 patients in the SUM hospital in Odisha is a stark reminder of the security features upgradation issue in the hospitals across the country.

    1. Which among the following will be the fifth sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. A

    2. C

    3. B

    4. D

    5. Other than those given in options

    Solution: Option (3)

    Explanation: The given passage is about the tragic incident of fire breaking out in the SUM hospital in Odisha and the aftermath of the incident. Statement (F) introduces this subject and that is why, it is the first sentence of the paragraph. Statement (E) follows as it is the explanation of the extent of importance attached to the recent incident of accident in the hospital. Statement (C) comes after this since that is about the need of the hour to address such kind of accidents. Statement (D) comes after that since that is about the need of things to be done to ensure that hospitals fall in line in the future regarding fire safety measures. Statement (B) follows with the suggestion of making doctors accountable for the hospital administration to comply with the fire safety standards. The concluding sentence is statement (A) since that is about the explanation of the step advised in the preceding sentence. This makes the sequence of sentences as F, E, C, D, B, A.

    2. Which among the following will be the second sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. C

    2. F

    3. D

    4. E

    Other than those given in options

    Solution: Option (4)

    Explanation: The given passage is about the tragic incident of fire breaking out in the SUM hospital in Odisha and the aftermath of the incident. Statement (F) introduces this subject and that is why, it is the first sentence of the paragraph. Statement (E) follows as it is the explanation of the extent of importance attached to the recent incident of accident in the hospital. Statement (C) comes after this since that is about the need of the hour to address such kind of accidents. Statement (D) comes after that since that is about the need of things to be done to ensure that hospitals fall in line in the future regarding fire safety measures. Statement (B) follows with the suggestion of making doctors accountable for the hospital administration to comply with the fire safety standards. The concluding sentence is statement (A) since that is about the explanation of the step advised in the preceding sentence. This makes the sequence of sentences as F, E, C, D, B, A.

    3. Which among the following will be the first sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. E

    2. D

    3. F

    4. B

    5. C

    Solution: Option (3)

    Explanation: The given passage is about the tragic incident of fire breaking out in the SUM hospital in Odisha and the aftermath of the incident. Statement (F) introduces this subject and that is why, it is the first sentence of the paragraph. Statement (E) follows as it is the explanation of the extent of importance attached to the recent incident of accident in the hospital. Statement (C) comes after this since that is about the need of the hour to address such kind of accidents. Statement (D) comes after that since that is about the need of things to be done to ensure that hospitals fall in line in the future regarding fire safety measures. Statement (B) follows with the suggestion of making doctors accountable for the hospital administration to comply with the fire safety standards. The concluding sentence is statement (A) since that is about the explanation of the step advised in the preceding sentence. This makes the sequence of sentences as F, E, C, D, B, A.

    4. Which among the following will be the third sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. C

    2. B

    3. D

    4. F

    5. A

    Solution: Option (1)

    Explanation: The given passage is about the tragic incident of fire breaking out in the SUM hospital in Odisha and the aftermath of the incident. Statement (F) introduces this subject and that is why, it is the first sentence of the paragraph. Statement (E) follows as it is the explanation of the extent of importance attached to the recent incident of accident in the hospital. Statement (C) comes after this since that is about the need of the hour to address such kind of accidents. Statement (D) comes after that since that is about the need of things to be done to ensure that hospitals fall in line in the future regarding fire safety measures. Statement (B) follows with the suggestion of making doctors accountable for the hospital administration to comply with the fire safety standards. The concluding sentence is statement (A) since that is about the explanation of the step advised in the preceding sentence. This makes the sequence of sentences as F, E, C, D, B, A.

    5. Which among the following will be the sixth (last) sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. B

    2. A

    3. C

    4. D

    5. E

    Solution: Option (2)

    Explanation: The given passage is about the tragic incident of fire breaking out in the SUM hospital in Odisha and the aftermath of the incident. Statement (F) introduces this subject and that is why, it is the first sentence of the paragraph. Statement (E) follows as it is the explanation of the extent of importance attached to the recent incident of accident in the hospital. Statement (C) comes after this since that is about the need of the hour to address such kind of accidents. Statement (D) comes after that since that is about the need of things to be done to ensure that hospitals fall in line in the future regarding fire safety measures. Statement (B) follows with the suggestion of making doctors accountable for the hospital administration to comply with the fire safety standards. The concluding sentence is statement (A) since that is about the explanation of the step advised in the preceding sentence. This makes the sequence of sentences as F, E, C, D, B, A.

    Question (6-10): Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in order to make a meaningful paragraph and based on that, answer the questions that follow.

    A. Muslim hardliners have already started blaming the issue as the agenda of the ruling party to enforce Uniform Civil Code on all the citizens of the country

    B. The apex court should take into account the sufferings these women have to go through for this practice in that particular community

    C. The issue of triple talaq has attracted a lot of attention in the recent days as the Supreme Court has decided to consider the question of legal validity in the issue

    D. However, the issue should be seen from the point of view of the persons who are worst affected by this custom i.e. the Muslim women in our country

    E. The apex court asked the centre to give its opinion in the issue and the centre replied that it wants all the laws to comply with the constitution

    F. It needs to be remembered that laws and the religion have been conceptualized for human beings and not the other way around and the Supreme Court is wise enough to take the right decision in the right context as it has done time and again

    6. Which among the following will be the second sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. A

    2. E

    3. D

    4. B

    5. C

    Solution: Option (2)

    Explanation: The passage is about the issue of triple talaq which is under the consideration of the apex court now and it has also asked the centre regarding its opinion in the issue. Statement (C) is the first sentence of the paragraph since it is about the issue that has been discussed in the passage. Statement (E) follows since it is about the response of the apex court in the issue as it has asked the centre to reply its views in the issue. Statement (A) comes after that since it is about the response of the Muslim hardliners in the issue as they are also stakeholders in this issue. Statement (D) comes after this since it is about the real issue in hand i.e. the sufferings that the Muslim women have to go through for this practice in their community. Statement (B) follows since it is about the topic that needs to be considered by the apex court while giving verdict in the issue. Statement (F) concludes the paragraph well since it explains a conciliatory tone regarding the issue and the importance of humanity over laws and customs since human beings should be given priority first. That makes the correct sequence as C, E, A, D, B, F.

    7. Which among the following will be the sixth (last) sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. A

    2. B

    3. F

    4. C

    5. D

    Solution: Option (3)

    Explanation: The passage is about the issue of triple talaq which is under the consideration of the apex court now and it has also asked the centre regarding its opinion in the issue. Statement (C) is the first sentence of the paragraph since it is about the issue that has been discussed in the passage. Statement (E) follows since it is about the response of the apex court in the issue as it has asked the centre to reply its views in the issue. Statement (A) comes after that since it is about the response of the Muslim hardliners in the issue as they are also stakeholders in this issue. Statement (D) comes after this since it is about the real issue in hand i.e. the sufferings that the Muslim women have to go through for this practice in their community. Statement (B) follows since it is about the topic that needs to be considered by the apex court while giving verdict in the issue. Statement (F) concludes the paragraph well since it explains a conciliatory tone regarding the issue and the importance of humanity over laws and customs since human beings should be given priority first. That makes the correct sequence as C, E, A, D, B, F.

    8. Which among the following will be the first sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. A

    2. B

    3. C

    4. D

    5. E

    Solution: Option (3)

    Explanation: The passage is about the issue of triple talaq which is under the consideration of the apex court now and it has also asked the centre regarding its opinion in the issue. Statement (C) is the first sentence of the paragraph since it is about the issue that has been discussed in the passage. Statement (E) follows since it is about the response of the apex court in the issue as it has asked the centre to reply its views in the issue. Statement (A) comes after that since it is about the response of the Muslim hardliners in the issue as they are also stakeholders in this issue. Statement (D) comes after this since it is about the real issue in hand i.e. the sufferings that the Muslim women have to go through for this practice in their community. Statement (B) follows since it is about the topic that needs to be considered by the apex court while giving verdict in the issue. Statement (F) concludes the paragraph well since it explains a conciliatory tone regarding the issue and the importance of humanity over laws and customs since human beings should be given priority first. That makes the correct sequence as C, E, A, D, B, F.

    9. Which among the following will be the fourth sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. B

    2. D

    3. F

    4. C

    5. A

    Solution: Option (2)

    Explanation: The passage is about the issue of triple talaq which is under the consideration of the apex court now and it has also asked the centre regarding its opinion in the issue. Statement (C) is the first sentence of the paragraph since it is about the issue that has been discussed in the passage. Statement (E) follows since it is about the response of the apex court in the issue as it has asked the centre to reply its views in the issue. Statement (A) comes after that since it is about the response of the Muslim hardliners in the issue as they are also stakeholders in this issue. Statement (D) comes after this since it is about the real issue in hand i.e. the sufferings that the Muslim women have to go through for this practice in their community. Statement (B) follows since it is about the topic that needs to be considered by the apex court while giving verdict in the issue. Statement (F) concludes the paragraph well since it explains a conciliatory tone regarding the issue and the importance of humanity over laws and customs since human beings should be given priority first. That makes the correct sequence as C, E, A, D, B, F.

    10. Which among the following will be the third sentence of the paragraph after the rearrangement?

    1. E

    2. A

    3. C

    4. D

    5. F

    Solution: Option (2)

    Explanation: The passage is about the issue of triple talaq which is under the consideration of the apex court now and it has also asked the centre regarding its opinion in the issue. Statement (C) is the first sentence of the paragraph since it is about the issue that has been discussed in the passage. Statement (E) follows since it is about the response of the apex court in the issue as it has asked the centre to reply its views in the issue. Statement (A) comes after that since it is about the response of the Muslim hardliners in the issue as they are also stakeholders in this issue. Statement (D) comes after this since it is about the real issue in hand i.e. the sufferings that the Muslim women have to go through for this practice in their community. Statement (B) follows since it is about the topic that needs to be considered by the apex court while giving verdict in the issue. Statement (F) concludes the paragraph well since it explains a conciliatory tone regarding the issue and the importance of humanity over laws and customs since human beings should be given priority first. That makes the correct sequence as C, E, A, D, B, F.

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