PTE Academic Reading – Reorder Paragraphs Practice Sample 4

Reorder Paragraphs – In re-order paragraphs, you are required to arrange to restore the original order of the text. The answers are given at the end.

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Reorder Paragraphs Practice Sample 4

1. Re-order / Rearrange the sentence in such a way that make sense.

[A]. This feeling of an extensive group gives rise to a fellow feeling, a feeling of brotherhood amongst the citizens.

[B]. This feeling takes up beyond the bounds of family, caste, religion as well as region and helps us to develop a broad perspective that all of us together constitute an extensive group called ‘the nation’.

[C]. National integration is the feeling among all the citizens of a country that they all are part of one nation.

[D]. We do not, then, limit our thinking to our own caste or religion but think about all our fellow citizens.

SHOW ANSWER & EXPLANATION

CBAD. ‘C’ introduces the paragraph as it talks about the feeling of National Integration. ‘B’ further talks about this feeling. ‘CB’ is a mandatory pair. ‘B’ talks extensive group which is further explained by ‘A’.  

 

2. Re-order / Rearrange the sentence in such a way that make sense.

[A]. The establishment of the Third Reich influenced events in American history by starting a chain of events which culminated in war between Germany and the United States.

[B]. The Neutrality Acts of 1935 and 1936 prohibited trade with any belligerents or loans to them.

[C]. While speaking out against Hitler’s atrocities, the American people generally favored isolationist policies and neutrality.

[D]. The complete destruction of democracy, the prosecution of Jews, the war on religion the cruelty and barbarism of the allies, caused great indignation in this country and brought on fear another World War.

SHOW ANSWER & EXPLANATION

ADCB. ‘A’ is the starting sentence where the author focuses on the start of hostility between Germany and USA. ‘D’ continues the tone by stating the consequences. CB are mandatory pair if we look at the word “Neutral “. 

3. Re-order / Rearrange the sentence in such a way that make sense.

[A]. But in the industrial era, if you need to destroy the enemy’s productive capacity means bombing the factories which are located in the cities.

[B]. So in the agrarian era, if you need to destroy the enemy’s productive capacity, what you want to do is burn his fields, or if you’re really vicious, salt them.

[C]. Now in the information era, destroying the enemy’s productive capacity means destroying the information infrastructure.

[D]. How do you battle with your enemy?

[E]. The idea is to destroy the enemy’s productive capacity, and depending upon the economic foundation, that productive capacity is different in each case.

[F]. With regard to defence, the purpose of the military is to defend the nation and be prepared to do battle with its enemy

SHOW ANSWER & EXPLANATION

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