Sentence Rearrangement/Ordering of Sentences- Test 1
Directions: Given below are six sentences (A), (B), (D), (E) and (F) which are jumbled up. Rearrange these sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the given questions.
[IBPS (PO), 2015]
When these millennium development goals were first formulated in 1990, 53.5% of all indian children were malnourished.
This would still be below the trget of reducing malnourishment to 28.6%.
India has been moderately successful in reducing poverty.
Since then, progress has been slow.
Today, it is estimated that malnourishment could decline to 40% by the end of 2015.
However, eradicating hunger along with malnourishment still remains a key challenge, according to the millennium development goals.
Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
Answer: Option E
Sentence C, will be the opening statement as it deals with poverty around which the para revolves.
Sentence F, supports the opening sentence with example and further step of total eradication of such evils like hunger and malnourishment.
Sentence A, tells about the formulation of millennium development goals, which has been described in statement F, so it will be their statement.
Sentence D, tells about the slow progress of the goals stated in pervious sentences.
Sentence E, shows the target of the above stated goals set to be achieved in the given year.
Sentence B, clearly shows the target that has to be achieved and closely relates with the statement E. so it will be the closing statement in the para. Hence, CFADEB is the correct sequence.