Directions: In the questions given below, a sentence has been broken down into four fragments labeled (A), (B), (C) and (D) and arranged, not necessarily in the correct order. You have to find the correct order of arrangement from the options given below. In case, the sentence is correct in its original form, please select (E) as your answer.
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and upholds a tradition of dissent which is (A)/ in line with protecting the rights of (B)/JNU promotes a diverse yet inclusive campus (C)/ free speech and promoting the values of democracy (D)/
» Explain it
A
Starting fragment:
 
Fragments A and D can be easily eliminated as both are clearly a continuation of previous fragments. Fragment B, if taken as the first fragment, does not allow fragment A to fit in. Only C can be the first fragment.
 
Connectors:
 
C and A:
 
C: JNU promotes a diverse yet inclusive campus
 
A: and upholds a tradition of dissent which is
 
A and B:
 
A: and upholds a tradition of dissent which is
 
B: in line with protecting the rights of
 
B and D: D states the conclusion-
 
B: in line with protecting the rights of
 
D: free speech and promoting the values of democracy
 
Hence, option A is correct.
 
2
Economic indicators relating to (A)/ four years of the present government (B)/ distress has worsened under the (C)/ rural economy suggest that rural (D)/ 
» Explain it
C
Starting fragment:
 
Fragments B, C and D can be easily eliminated as all are clearly a continuation of previous fragments. Only A can be the first fragment.
 
Connectors:
 
A and D:
 
A: Economic indicators relating to
 
D: rural economy suggest that rural
 
D and C:
 
D: rural economy suggest that rural
 
C: distress has worsened under the
 
C and B:
 
C: distress has worsened under the
 
B: four years of the present government
 
Hence, option C is correct.

3
modicum of food and economic security (A)/ in the fragile and uncertain lives (B)/ of poor people in Jharkhand, the (C)/ public distribution system provides a (D)/ 
» Explain it
B
Starting fragment:
 
Fragments A and C can be easily eliminated as both are clearly a continuation of previous fragments.
 
Fragment D, if taken as the first fragment, does not allow fragment C to fit in. Only B can be the first fragment.
 
Connectors:
 
B and C:
 
B: In the fragile and uncertain lives
 
C: of poor people in Jharkhand, the
 
C and D:
 
C: of poor people in Jharkhand, the
 
D: public distribution system provides a
 
D and A: modicum means a small quantity of something desirable-
 
D: public distribution system provides a
 
A: modicum of food and economic security
 
Hence, option B is correct.
 
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in handling issues and grievances of affected farmers (A)/ the other, remained insensitive (B)/ fertile land forcefully and, on (C)/ on the one hand, the state grabbed (D)/ 
» Explain it
D
Starting fragment:
 
Fragments A, B and C can be easily eliminated as all are a continuation of previous fragments. Only D can be the first fragment.
 
Connectors:
 
D and C:
 
D: On the one hand, the state grabbed
 
C: fertile land forcefully and, on
 
C and D: B states the second point-
 
C: fertile land forcefully and, on
 
B: the other, remained insensitive
 
B and A:
 
B: the other, remained insensitive
 
A: in handling issues and grievances of affected farmers
 
Hence, option D is correct.
 
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Prior to the long-delayed 2017 (A)/ census, socio-economic planning (B)/ in Pakistan had used obsolete data, (C)/ widening the gulf between the rich and the poor (D)
» Explain it
E
The fragments are already arranged meaningfully and thus need no more rearrangement.
 
Hence, option E is correct.