10 REORDER samples with answers

10 REORDER samples with answers 49

# 10 REORDER samples with answers 49

The text boxes below have been placed in random order. Restore the original order by rearranging the text boxes in the correct sequence.

1. re-order

a) Modern science has produced some good drugs for these ailments.

b) Heart ailments are very common these days.

c) So I always prefer taking milk these days as it contains no fat.

d) But this can also be prevented by taking fatless food.

e) That is why people call this era as the age of heart troubles.

2. re-order

a) This very insatiability of the photographing eye changes the terms of confinement in the cave, our world.

b) Humankind lingers unregenerated in Plato’s cave, still reveling, its age-old habit, in mere images of truth.

c) There are a great many more images around, claiming our attention.

d) The inventory started in 1939 and since then just about everything has been photographed, or so it seems.

e) In teaching us a new visual code, photographs alter and enlarge our notions of what is worth looking at and what we have a right to observe.

3. re-order

a) In fact, during the 1966-67 season in New York, theater-goers could have seen ‘Barefoot in the park’ The odd Couple, Sweet Charity and The Star-Spangled Girl, which were all running simultaneously.

b) His first play for Broadway was ‘Come Blow Your Horn’, which had limited success and encouraged him to write his first real smash Broadway hit, ‘Barefoot in the Park’.

c) With the advent of television, he progressed to shows like The Ed Sulli van program and, in particular, two and a half years with the highly successful Bilko series which is still showing throughout the world.

d) Neil Simon, who is, without a doubt, America’s Leading comedy writer, started his career when only sixteen years old, writing with his brother Daniel, scripts for radio.

4. re-order

a) However, the real challenge today is in unlearning which is much harder.

b) But the new world of business behaves differently from the world in which we grew up.

c) Learning is important for both people and organizations.

d) Each of us has ‘mental model’ that we vet used over the years to make sense.

5. re-order

a) This is now orthodoxy to which I subsucribe-up to a point.

b) It emerged from the mathematics of chance and statistics.

c) Therefore the risk is measurable and manageable

d) The fundamental concept: Prices are not predictable, but the mathematical laws of chance can describe their fluctuations.

e) This is how what business schools now call modern finance was born.

6. re-order

a) Four days later, Oracle announced its own bid for PeopleSoft and invited the firm’s board to a discussion.

b) Furious that his own plans had been endangered, People Soft’s boss, Craig Conway, called Oracle’s offer “diabolical”, and it’s boss, LArry Elison, a “sociopath”.

c) In early June, People Soft said that it would buy J.D. Edwards, a smaller rival.

d) Moreover, said Mr, Conway, “he could imagine no price nor combination of price and other conditions to recommend accepting the offer.”

e) On June 12th, PeopleSoft turned Oracle down.

7. re-order

a) For the atmosphere becomes thinner.

b) When a satellite is launched, the rocket begins by going slowly upwards through the air.

c) As a result, there is less friction.

d) However, the higher it goes, the less air it meets.

e) Consequently, the rocket still does not become too hot.

f) As the rocket goes higher, it travels faster.

8. re-order

a) Of course, sitting out in the country I possessed less information than anyone else at headquarters about was going on, but they called me anyway.

b) But as soon I arrived at my country house, the telephone began ringing.

c) And it kept right on ringing with questions from people back at the office about the most mundane matters.

d) In the summer of 1992, the first year I became president of XYZ, I decided to take a two-week vacation.

9. re-order

a) With the pressure on the resource of development becoming increasingly severe, the issue of tapping the agricultural surplus cannot be put off.

b) But the methods of utilizing these resources more efficiently have not been debated sufficiently.

c) The existence of a substantial surplus in this sector is not in doubt.

d) There has been a tendency to concentrate on the possibilities of using an agricultural income tax to tap these resources.

10. re-order

a) They even find it difficult to interpret long written notices.

b) But they succeed in playing games of chess.

c) The study of speech disorders due to brain injury suggests that patients can think without having adequate control over their language.

d) Some patients, for example, fail to find the names of objects presented to them.

e) They can even use the concepts needed for chess-playing, though they are unable to express many of the concepts in ordinary language.


  1. b a d c e
  2. b c d a e
  3. d c b a
  4. c a d b
  5. e b d c a
  6. c a b d e
  7. b f d a c e
  8. d b c a
  9. a c b d
  10. c d a b e

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