IBPS CLERK PRELIMS STUDY PLANNER 2018 – Sentence Rearrangement -Day 13

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D.1-5) Rearrange the following six sentences marked as (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

A) A relaxed attitude to transactions involving cash-filled suitcases also helped.

B) Limassol’s once-seedy waterfront boasts smart blocks of flats, shopping malls and a gleaming marina for the billionaires’ superyachts.

C) Hundreds of Western-trained Cypriot lawyers and accountants earn a living by handling the affairs of Russian and Ukrainian offshore companies.

D) The wealthiest Russian and Ukrainian families flit between Cyprus, London and Paris.

E) Nicosia, the island’s capital, and Limassol, its largest port, are these days home to an estimated 50,000-60,000 citizens of the former Soviet Union.

F) The relationship has flourished since the island became a base for proto-capitalists from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s, thanks to a communist-era treaty on removing double taxation.

Q.1) Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

a) B

b) C

c) E

d) A

e) F

Q.2) Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?

a) B

b) D

c) A

d) E

e) C

Q.3) Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) F

e) D

Q.4) Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?

a) C

b) B

c) A

d) D

e) F

Q.5) Which of the following would be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?

a) A

b) D

c) C

d) B

e) E

D.6-10) Following questions have five sentences. One of the five options given below suggests the correct order of the sentences. Identify the logical order and choose the correct option.

Q.6) A) The State government has embarked on a labour-intensive programme to desilt rivers and waterbodies ahead of the rains.

B) Its predicament reflects the larger reality of drought in India, aggravated by heat waves and significant rain deficits in different regions.

C) On the cusp of the southwest monsoon, several arid States are hoping to revive their rivers and reservoirs with bountiful rain.

D) This year’s fall in reservoir storage levels to below-average levels has affected farmers who depend on the Sardar Sarovar dam, and 27 other reservoirs including those in Madhya Pradesh.

E) One of them is Gujarat, which is roiled by the long-tail effect of a deficit monsoon between August and November last year.






Q.7) A) While this is excellent news, it needs to be highlighted that smokeless tobacco is the bigger scourge in the country.

B) Between 2000 and 2015, this fell from 19.4% to 11.5%.

C) The WHO report doesn’t model usage trends in this segment because of the paucity of global data.

D) By 2025, the report projected, it could drop to 8.5%, putting India well in line to meeting its 2025 target under a WHO global plan to tackle non-communicable diseases.

E) A report from the World Health Organisation on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day suggests that India’s efforts to cut the prevalence of cigarette smoking are paying off.






Q.8) A) Few doubts it will win again when Angolans go to the polls on August 23rd.

B) The People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) has led the country since independence from Portugal in 1975.

C) Many Angolans credit the MPLA with bringing peace to the country after nearly three decades of civil war that ended in 2002.

D) It is fitting that the black-and-red flag of Angola is hardly distinguishable from that of its ruling party.

E) At the parliamentary election in 2008 it won 82% of the vote; in 2012 it won 72%.






Q.9) A) The residents of this ‘weather hotspot’ region is used to annual storms carrying natural dust clouds in the pre-monsoon season, from the Thar desert and further west.

B) Record April temperatures in parts of Pakistan, at one place exceeding 50°C, are thought to have added to the ferocity of the dust-laden winds.

C) A wave of extreme weather over northern States in India has killed at least 124 people and caused much misery, mostly in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

D) This could be a recurring feature, and there is a need to develop accurate forecasting methods and protocols to mitigate the impact.

E) But they have been hit by a particularly destructive version this year, one that combined hot western winds and moisture from the east.






Q.10) A) The rise in crude oil prices through this year, amidst rising geopolitical tensions in West Asia and dwindling global supply, have obviously hurt the rupee and the trade balance.

B) India’s macroeconomic threats lie exposed as it grapples with the rupee’s slide.

C) The rupee, already one of the worst performing Asian currencies, has now weakened 6.2% in 2018.

D) Meanwhile, despite a depreciating currency, India’s merchandise exports are stumbling instead of gaining from the opportunity.

E) The currency sunk to a closing low of 68.07 against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, its lowest level in 16 months, before recovering slightly the next day.






Answers for the above questions are provided below. 



Sentence ‘C’ clearly sets the tone of the passage by mentioning handling of companies.

Sentence ‘F’ – Key Word- ‘Relationship’: It clearly denotes relation between lawyers and accountants, and offshore companies.

Sentence ‘A’- KW- ‘also’: It gives an extra information with previous statement.

Sentence ‘E’- KW- ‘former Soviet Union’: It can be connected with sentence ‘F’. But sentence ‘A’ is already connected with Sentence ‘F’. So, it comes next to sentence ‘A’.

Sentence ‘B’-KW- ‘Limassol’; It already mentioned in Sentence ‘E’. It gives information about ‘Limassol’.

Sentence ‘D’- All the previous sentences are already connected. Obviously, it will be the last statement.

Q.1) e

Q.2) a

Q.3) c

Q.4) c

Q.5) b

Q.6) c

Q.7) a

Q.8) b

Q.9) e

Q.10) d

Aspirants can check the Day 10 – IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2018 from the below-given links 

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 Planner – Reasoning – Day 10 – Wrong Numbers/Boats&Streams

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 Planner – Aptitude – Day 10 – Seating Arrangement – II 

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 Planner – English Language – Day 10 – Reading Comprehension – III

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