Directons: In the following questions two columns are given containing three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B and C and in the second column the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (E), I.e. “None of these” as your answer.
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(A) The Kerala government on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court   (D) to Mullaperiyar dam live with a constant sense of fear.
(B) A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra   (E) that sudden releases of water from the Mullaperiyar dam was a cause for the floods in the State.
(C) The affidavit was filed in response to a petition filed by Idukki-resident Russel Joy   (F) that this was the biggest flood to hit the southern State since the Great Flood of 1924.

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A
Among the given alternatives, only the sentence/phrase in (A) connects well with the same in (E).

The Kerala government on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court that sudden releases of water from the Mullaperiyar dam was a cause for the floods in the State.

Hence, option (A) is the correct answer.
 
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(A) Syed Shiyaz Mirza, Premsankar Chakkingal and their group of volunteers   (D) that sudden releases of water from the Mullaperiyar dam was a cause for the floods in the State.
(B) As the Muslims were searching for a place to conduct the Eid prayers on Wednesday, the SNDP Yogam,   (E) and so listed down details on camps and the demand and supply of essential materials such as food, clothes and medicines to these camps.
(C) The Kerala government on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court   (F) which runs the Purappullikkavu Ratneswari temple, happily offered the hall for them.
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D
Among the given alternatives, only the sentence/phrase in (B) and (C) connects well with the same in (F) and (D) respectively.

As the Muslims were searching for a place to conduct the Eid prayers on Wednesday, the SNDP Yogam, which runs the Purappullikkavu Ratneswari temple, happily offered the hall for them.

The Kerala government on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court that sudden releases of water from the Mullaperiyar dam was a cause for the floods in the State.

Hence, option (D) is the correct answer.
 
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(A) Kerala urged the Supreme Court for the need   (D) for sufficient flexibility of operation of the Mullaperiyar gates during moderate to high floods.
(B) The Excel sheet formed one of the first databases   (E) he had posted photos of mats being collected for the camps.
(C) We had a mentor in Mini Mohan,   (F) became a part of the venture.

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D
Among the given alternatives, only the sentence/phrase in (A) connects well with the same in (D).

Kerala urged the Supreme Court for the need for sufficient flexibility of operation of the Mullaperiyar gates during moderate to high floods.

Hence, Option (D) is the correct answer.
 
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(A) Mr. Lepcha explains that out of the entry fee of ₹3,500   (D) should be formed with authority to take decisions by a majority opinion regarding operations during floods or similar calamities
(B) Kerala said a Supervisory Committee, headed by the Chairman, Central Water Commission (CWC) and secretaries of both States as members,   (E) is waiting for the airport at Pakyong.
(C) The Sikkim State lottery has 24 draws   (F) enter the casinos. In 2016, the State government amended the Sikkim Casinos (Control & Tax) Rules to ban residents from playing.

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A
Among the given alternatives, only the sentence/phrase in (B) connects well with the same in (D).

Kerala said a Supervisory Committee, headed by the Chairman, Central Water Commission (CWC) and secretaries of both States as members, should be formed with authority to take decisions by a majority opinion regarding operations during floods or similar calamities.

Hence, option (A) is the correct answer.
 
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(A) Mr. Joy submitted that this was the biggest flood to hit the southern State   (D) offered to help flood-hit Kerala.
(B) He was arrested for his vocal protest   (E) is increasing dramatically in India, women are actually getting a huge share of it.
(C) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday   (F) since the Great Flood of 1924.
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C
Among the given alternatives, only the sentence/phrase in (A) and (C) connects well with the same in (F) and (D) respectively.

Mr. Joy submitted that this was the biggest flood to hit the southern State since the Great Flood of 1924.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday offered to help flood-hit Kerala.

Hence, option (C) is the correct answer.