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1. S1: You know my wife, Madhavi, always urged me to give up smoking. P : I really gave it up. Q : And so When I went to jail I said to myself I really must give it up, if for no other reason than of being self-reliant. R : When I emerged from jail, I wanted to tell her of my great triumph. S : But when I met her, there she was with a packet of cigarettes. S6: poor girl!. The Proper sequence should be:





2. S1: When a satellite is launched, the rocket begins by going slowly upwards through the air. P : However, the higher it goes, the less air it meets. Q : As the rocket goes higher, it travels faster. R : For the atmosphere becomes thinner. S : As a result there is less friction. S6: Consequently, the rocket still does not become too hot. The Proper sequence should be:





3. S1: A father having offered to take the baby out in a perambulator, was tempted by the sunny morning to slip into a pub for a glass of beer. P : Indignant at her husband's behaviour, she decided to teach him a lesson. Q : She wheeled away the pram. R : A little later, his wife came by, where to her horror, she discovered her sleeping baby. S : Leaving the pram outside, he disappeared inside the bar. S6: She waited for him, anticipating the white face and quivering lips which would soon appear with the news that the baby had been stolen. The Proper sequence should be:





4. S1: The city is almost a slum and stinks most of time. P : The slush on the road did not deter them. Q : The occasional slips and falls were considered a small price to pay for the trip. R : They were excited, fascinated by the sight of fresh snow on the roads. S : Even so, it looked beautiful to tourists of various categories. S6: But some visitors came away with the unforgettable sight of young labours scantily clad. The Proper sequence should be:





5. S1: Venice is a strange and beautiful city in the north of Italy. P : There are about four hundred old stone bridges joining the island of Venice. Q : In this city there are no motor cars, no horses, no buses. R : These small islands are near one another. S : It is not an island but a hundred and seventeen islands. S6: This is because Venice has no streets. The Proper sequence should be:





6. S1: The Hound of Baskervilles was feared by the people of the area. P : Some people spoke of seeing a huge, shadowy form a Hound at midnight on the moor. Q : But they spoke of it in tones of horror. R : Nobody had actually seen the hound. S : This shadowy form did not reveal any details about the animal. S6: The Hound of Baskervilles remains an unsolved mystery. The Proper sequence should be:





7. S1: A gentleman who lived alone always had two plates placed on the table at dinner time. P : One day just as he sat down to dine, the cat rushed in to the room. Q : One plate was for himself and other was for his cat. R : she drooped a mouse into her own plate and another into her master plate. S : He used to give the cat a piece of meat from his own plate. S6: In this way the cat showed her gratitude to her master. The Proper sequence should be:





8. S1: Ants eat worms, centipedes and spiders. P : They are usually much quicker than the ant itself. Q : Nevertheless, these animals do not make easy game for ants. R : Besides, they have an extraordinary number of ways of escaping. S : They also eat larvae and insect adults such as flies, moths and spring tails. S6: Some jump, and some give out a pungent repellent substance. The Proper sequence should be:





9. S1: Satyajit Ray made several films for children. P : Later film makers have followed his lead. Q : Today other nations are making the children's film in a big way. R : This was at a time when no director considered children as potential audience. S : Ray was, thus, a pioneer in the field. S6: But today few think of Ray as a maker of children's films. The Proper sequence should be:





10. S1: Hungary, with a population of about 10 million, lies between Czechoslovakia to the north and Yugoslavia to the south. P : Here a great deal of grain is grown. Q : In recent years, however, progress has been made also in the field of industrialisation. R : Most of this country consists of an extremely fertile plain, through which the river Danube flows. S : In addition to grain, the plain produces potatoes, sugar, wine and livestock. S6: The new industries derive mainly from agricultural production. The Proper sequence should be:





11. S1: Palaeobotany is the study of fossil plants preserved in rocks dating back in millions of years. P : Records of the history of the world are contained in fossils. Q : Through the ages, plants have evolved from simple to more complex forms. R : First there were water plants then land plants appeared during the Paleozoic era. S : But since the fossil remains appear locked in rock layers, they are closely related to the geologist area of investigation. S6: The fossil plants indicate the age of the rock, and also point to facts regarding climate, temperature and topography. The Proper sequence should be:





12. S1: On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe. P : At one point, he bent over with a big smile, showing me, a single gold tooth and a dingy fez. Q : soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me. R : But this one wouldn't budge. S : We had been cautioned about beggars and were told to ignore them. S6: Finally a man walked over to me and whispered, "Hey buddy this guy is your waiter and he wants your order" The Proper sequence should be:





13. S1: And then Gandhi came. P : Get off the backs of these peasants and workers, he told us, all you who live by their exploitation. Q : He was like a powerful current of fresh air, like a beam of light, like a whirlwind that upset many things. R : He spoke their language and constantly dre their attention to their appalling conditions. S : He didn't descent from the top, he seemed to emerge from the masses of India. S6: Political freedom took new shape and then acquired a new content. The Proper sequence should be:





14. S1: Biological evolution has not fitted man to any specific environment. P : It is by no means a biological evolution, but it is a cultural one. Q : His imagination, his reason, his emotional subtlety and toughness, makes it possible for him not to accept the environment but to change. R : And that series of inventions by which man from age by age has reshaped his environment is a different kind of evolution. S : Among the multitude of animals which scamper, burrow swim around us he is in the only one who is not locked in to his environment. S6: That brilliant sequence of cultural peaks can most appropriately be termed the ascent of man. The Proper sequence should be:





15. S1: The dictionary is the best friend of you task. P : That may not be possible always. Q : It is wise to look it up immediately. R : Then it must be firmly written on the memory and traced at the first opportunity. S : Never allow a strange word to pass unchallenged. S6: soon you will realize that this is an exciting task. The Proper sequence should be:





16. S1: The Bhagavadgita recognises the nature of man and the needs of man. P : All these three aspects constitute the nature of man. Q : It shows how the human being is rational one, an ethical one and a spiritual one. R : More than all, it must be a spiritual experience. S : Nothing can give him fulfilment unless it satisfies his reason, his ethical conscience. S6: A man whom does not harmonise them, is not truly human. The Proper sequence should be:





17. S1: I usually sleep quite well in the train, but this time I slept only a little. P : Most people wanted it shut and I wanted it open. Q : As usual, I got angry about the window. R : The quarrel left me completely upset. S : There were too many people too much huge luggage all around. S6: It was shut all night, as usual The Proper sequence should be:





18. S1: In 1934, William Golding published a small volume of poems. P : During the World War II(1939-45) he joined the Royal Navy and was present at the sinking of the Bismarck. Q : He returned to teaching in 1945 and gave it up in 1962, and is now a full time writer. R : In 1939, he married and started teaching at Vishop Wordsworth school in Salisbury. S : At first his novels were not accepted. S6: But the Lord of the files which came out in 1954 was welcomed as "a most absorbing and instructive tale". The Proper sequence should be:





19. S1: The future beckons to us. P : In fact we have hard work ahead. Q : Where do we go and what shall be our endeavour? R : We shall also have to fight and end poverty, ignorance and disease. S : It will be to bring freedom and oppurtunity to the common man. S6: There is no resting for any one of us till we redeem our pledge in full. The Proper sequence should be:





20. S1: Most of the universities in the country are now facing financial crisis. P : Cost benefit yardstick thus should not be applied in the case of universities. Q : The current state of affairs cannot be allowed to continue for long. R : Universities cannot be equated with commercial enterprises. S : Proper development of universities and colleges must be ensured. S6: The Government should realise this before it is too late. The Proper sequence should be:





21. S1: While talking to a group, one should feel self-confident and courageous. P : Nor is it a gift bestowed by providence on only a few. Q : One should also learn how to think calmly and clearly. R : It is like the ability to play golf. S : It is not as difficult as most men imagine. S6: Any man can develop his capacity if he has the desire to do so. The Proper sequence should be:





22. S1: A ceiling on urban property. P : No mill-owner could own factories or mills or plants. Q : And mass circulation papers R : Would mean that S : No press magnate could own printing presses. S6: since their value would exceed the ceiling fixed by the government. The Proper sequence should be:





23. S1: The art of growing old is one which the passage of time has forced upon my attention. P : One of these is undue absorption in the past. Q : One's thought must be directed to the future and to things about which there is something to be done. R : Psychologically, there are two dangers to be guarded against in old age. S : It does not do to live in memories, in regrets for the good old days, or in sadness about friend who are dead. S6: This is not always easy one's own past is gradually increasing weight. The Proper sequence should be:





24. S1: I keep on flapping my big ears all day. P : They also fear that I will flip them all away. Q : But children wonder why I flap them so. R : I flap them so to make sure they are safely there on either side of my head. S : But I know what I am doing. S6: Am I not a smart, intelligent elephant? The Proper sequence should be:





25. S1: Once King Shantnu met a young and beautiful fisher girl. P : He went to the fisherman and asked him for her asked him for her hand in marriage. Q : The King was extremely sad and returned to his palace. R : He fell in love with the fisher girl. S : The fisherman agreed to it condition that the son of his daughter should be heir to the throne of Hastinapur. S6: Devavrata, the King's son, asked him the reason of his sadness. The Proper sequence should be:





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