NDA & NA (I) Exam 2019 General Ability Test – Ordering Of Sentences

NDA & NA (I) Exam 2019 GAT – Idioms & Phrase / Ordering Of Sentences / Ordering Of Words In A Sentence

Idioms & Phrase

Directions: Given below are some idioms /phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (a), (b), (c) or (d) which is the most appropriate expression

Q 01. A dark horse
(a) a black coloured horse
(b) a person who wins a race or competition although no one expected him to
(c) a person who keeps secrets
(d) an ignorant person

Q 02. A show-stopper
(a) someone who stops the show
(b) someone who organizes the show
(c) a performance that is extremely good
(d) a fashionable person

Q 03. A jack of all trades
(a) someone who has many skills
(b) a confident and not very serious young man
(c) someone who has hit the jackpot
(d) a great businessman

Q 04. Fight tooth and nail
(a) to quarrel with someone
(b) to attack someone with a lot of force
(c) to try hard to prevent something from happening
(d) to try very hard to achieve some-thing

Q 05. Fair and square
(a) in an honest way
(b) in a critical way
(c) neither very good nor very bad
(d) in a foolish way

Ordering Of Sentences:

Directions: In this section each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

Q 06. S1: We do not know what to do with our knowledge.
S6: in the course of time they may rule over us altogether.
P : For example, we are unable to manage our machines.
Q : We already find it difficult to do without machines.
R : Machines should be fed properly and waited upon attentively; otherwise they refuse to work or cause destruction.
S: Science has given us superhuman powers, which we do not use properly. The proper sequence should be
(a) SPRQ (b) PSQR
(c) QRPS (d) SRPQ

Q 07. S1: The British rule in India has brought about moral, material, cultural and spiritual ruination of this great country.
S6: We are not to kill anybody but it is our dharma to see that the curse of this Government is blotted out.
P : I regard this rule as a curse.
Q: Sedition has become my religion.
R: Ours is a non-violent battle.
S : I am out to destroy this system of Government.
The proper sequence should be
(a) SPRQ (b) PSQR
(c) QRPS (d) SRPQ

Ordering Of Words In A Sentence

Directions: Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence, the parts of which have been jumbled.
These parts have been labelled P, Q, R and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c) and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly

Q 08. the urban local body elections/P, unidentified gunmen/Q, and injured another during/R, shot dead two workers/S
(a) QSRP (b) PQSR
(c) SPRQ (d) RPSQ

Q 09. both intense political and/P, this state has a history of/Q, of syncretic accomplishments/R, religious contestation and/S
(a) SQPR (b) PQSR
(c) SQRP (d) QPSR

Q 10. the father also/P, in his quest for justice/Q, by the system/R, feels let down/S
(a) SQPR (b) PSRQ
(c) SQRP (d) PQRS


1 …… B
2 …… C
3 …… A
4 …… D
5 …… A
6 …… A
7 …… B
8 …… A
9 …… D
10 …… B

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.