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Directions (Q. 1 – 5): The 1st and the last sentences are numbered 1 and 6. Remaining sentences are named P, Q, R and S. These four sentences are not given in their proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer
1. 1 Efforts should be made to stimulate exports.
P We have another source of foreign exchange.
Q But people are reluctant to part with it.
R I mean the huge quantities of hoarded gold.
S It is necessary to increase our foreign exchange reserves.
6 If they are willing, gold can be sold abroad.
2. 1 The vegetable bin of my refrigerator contained an assortment of weird-looking items.
P The carrots dropped into U shapes as I picked them up with the tips of my fingers.
Q To the right of the oranges was a bunch of carrots that had begun to sprout points, spikes and tendrils.
R Near the carrots was a net bag of onions.
S Next to a shriveled, white-coated lemon were two oranges covered with blue fuzz.
6 Each onion had sent curling shoots through the net until the whole thing resembled a mass of green spaghetti.
3. 1 There was no proper light system on the highway.
P In addition, clouds were gathering in the sky.
Q The night was darker than usual.
R Then suddenly, the wind dropped.
S The atmosphere now was very stuffy.
6 The moon also hid behind the clouds and it made the night gloomier.
4. 1 AIDS is a disease caused by a virus called HIV.
P This results in the victim's inability to defend themselves from any infections leading to death.
Q This disease destroys part of the body's immune system.
R AIDS patients are carriers of the virus.
S People who are infected develop AIDS within five to ten years.
6 And they are infected for years without knowing it and transmit the disease to others.
1 Helen Keller has an ageless quality about her in keeping with her amazing life story.
P Although warmed by this human reaction, she has no wish to be set aside from the rest of mankind.
Q She is an inspiration to both blind & who can see -everywhere.
R When she visited Japan after World War II, boys & girls from remote villages ran to her, crying, “Helen Keller”.
S Blind, deaf & mute from early childhood, she rose above her triple handicap to become one of the best known characters in the modern world.
6 She believes the blind should live & work with their fellows, with full responsibility.