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Sentences and Sentence Sequencing

Sentences and Sentence Sequencing

 Sentence

  • It is a grammatical unit
  • A sentence expresses a full thought and has group of words.
  • There is a subject and a predicate in a sentence
  • Example – James wrote an excellent poem. Here James is the subject and wrote an excellent poem is the predicate.

sentence

Simple and complex sentences

  1. Simple sentences

  • There is only one clause in simple sentences.
  • Example – The boy is learning how to swim.
  1. Complex sentences

  • More than one clause is there in complex sentences.
  • Example – The boy who is learning how to swim is just 8 years old.

Types of Sentences

  1. Declarative sentence

  • A statement is made
  • Example – Students will be heard in a couple of minutes.
  1. Imperative statement

  • A request is made or a command is given
  • Example – Please give me your pen to write.
  1. Interrogative sentence

  • A question is asked
  • Example – Do you to like this blue shirt?
  1. Exclamatory sentence

  • Strong feeling is shown
  • Example – What a beautiful purse she is carrying! 

Sentence Sequencing

  • Various sentences are given in incorrect order which makes no meaning.
  • In sentence sequencing, the correct order or sequence is given to the sentences.

Example

  1. Young people in villages and cities is very wrong and bad
  2. Of the cinema
  3. The effect
  4. On the college and school going

sequence

Correct sentence – The effect of the cinema on the college and school going young people in villages and cities is very wrong and bad. (2341)

 

Recap

  • A sentence expresses a full thought and has a group of words.
  • There are a subject and a predicate in a sentence
  • Various sentences are given in incorrect order which makes no meaning.
  • In sentence sequencing, the correct order or sequence is given to the sentences.

Quiz for Sentences and Sentence Sequencing

Q.1

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) There were nights (B) she persisted throughout (C) of despair and sadness yet (D) with her courage and bravery.

a) DBAC
b) ACBD
c) DCBA
d) ABCD

Q.2

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) 'a place of boulders and trees and blackberries and undergrowth.' (B) seven teenagers who go on a trip to (C) this absorbing novel is about (D) a secluded wilderness called Hell

a) CDBA
b) BDAC
c) CBDA
d) DCBA

Q.3

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) you may be helping someone, somewhere, to get a bucketful of water (B) while you brush your teeth or wash your face (C) so next time you keep the tap running (D) remember that by closing the tap,

a) CBDA
b) ABCD
c) DCBA
d) DACB

Q.4

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) When this phenomenon occurred, everything that was in the universe flew out in different directions. (B) Galaxies were formed during the Big Bang explosion about 15,000 million years ago. (C) However, the process is nowhere near complete. (D) Scientists believe that the galaxies were formed from the lumps of matter that resulte(D)

a) ABCD
b) DCBA
c) BADC
d) DCAB

Q.5

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) at about 2,400 (B) intense anti-poaching efforts over the last few years and this has led to (C) there have been (D) a stabilization of population

a) CDBA
b) ADCB
c) ABCD
d) CBDA

Q.6

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) to the survival of the magnificent black rhino (B) poaching remains a very real threat (C) conservation programs have been encouraged, (D) while the results of the

a) CADB
b) DCBA
c) CDBA
d) ABCD

Q.7

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) People can get infected by handling reptiles and then touching their mouths or an open cut. (B) At first they look like the perfect pets: exotic, quiet and tidy. (C) A study estimates that in 1995, there were as many as 6,700 reptile-caused salmonella infections. (D) But lizards and other pets can harbor a salmonella bacterium that makes people sick.

a) BCAD
b) BCDA
c) ACDB
d) BDCA

Q.8

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) It depends upon the outlook and mentality of the (B) user, whether science will be used to create (C) the world in a common conflagration (D) a new heaven or to destroy

a) ABDC
b) DCBA
c) BCDA
d) DACB

Q.9

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) discipline and skill of these troops, it found its security and ideal (B) the power and pride of Sparta was above all (C) in its army (D) for the courage

a) ABCD
b) BDCA
c) BCDA
d) ADCB

Q.10

The following questions will deal with arranging the given sentences into the most meaningful order. Select the most appropriate option and mark it as the correct answer.

(A) This is a letter written passionately (B) wherein she laments the misfortune of a gentleman (C) by a young lady (D) who was lately wounded in a duel

a) ABCD
b) ACBD
c) ADBC
d) ADCB

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