PTE Academic Practice Test Free – Reading (Reorder Paragraphs-29)

Reorder Paragraphs requires test takers to be familiar with the organization and cohesion of academic texts and arrange text in a single correct order. In case you are facing difficulty solving Reorder paragraphs, read our tips & tricks on Reorder Paragraphs.

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PTE Practice Test – Reorder Paragraphs

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

[A]. As officials, their vision of a country shouldn’t run too far beyond that of the local people with whom they have to deal.

[B]. Ambassadors have to choose their words.

[C].  To say what they feel they have to say, they appear to be denying or ignoring part of what they know.

[D]. So, with ambassadors as with other expatriates in black Africa, there appears at a first Meeting a kind of ambivalence.

[E]. They do a specialized job and it is necessary for them to live ceremonial lives.


BEADC. B introduces the topic. EA is a sequence – E talks about their job & ‘A’ links it. D further elaborates ‘EA’


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

[A]. Then two astronomers-the German, Johannes Kepler, and the Italian, Galileo Galilei-started publicly to support the Copernican theory, despite the fact that the orbits it predicted did not quite match the ones observed.

[B]. His idea was that the sun was stationary at the centre and that the earth and the planets move in circular orbits around the sun.

[C].  A simple model was proposed in 1514 by a Polish priest, Nicholas Copernicus.

[D]. Nearly a century passed before this idea was taken seriously.


CBDA. Sentence C talks about time event and clearly, it is introducing the topic. Sentence B then talks about the model introduced by sentence C. D is the connecting sentence followed by A.

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

[A]. Moreover, as software is often built on the achievements of others, writing code could become a legal hurdle race.

[B]. Critics claim that such intellectual monopolies hinder innovation because software giants can use them to attack fledgling competitors.

[C]. By analogy, if Haydn had patented the symphony form, Mozart would have been in trouble.

[D]. The issue of patents for software and business methods has been causing a stir in America ever since the Patents and Trademark Office started issuing patents on internet methods in 1998, most famously that for one-click shopping.

[E]. Proponents argue that these patents provide the necessary incentive to innovate at a time when more inventions are the computer related.



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