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The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a letter: Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

(A) Although there are large regional variations, it is not infrequent to find a large number of people sitting here and there and doing nothing.
(B) Once in office, they receive friends and relatives who feel free to call anytime without prior appointment.
(C) While working, one is struck by the slow and clumsy actions and reactions, indifferent attitudes, procedure rather than outcome orientation, and the lack of consideration for others.
(D) Even those who are employed often come late to the office and leave early, unless they are forced to be punctual.
(E) Work is not intrinsically valued in India.
(F) Quite often, people visit ailing friends and relatives or go out of their way to help them in their personal matters even during office hours.

Which of the following should be the Fifth sentence after rearrangement?


Your Answer
A
B
Your Answer
B
C
Your Answer
C
D
Your Answer
D
E
Correct Answer
E
F

Solution

The correct option is E F
E is an opening statement as it introduces the topic. A complements E and hence EA is a link. 'They' in B refers to people. The reference to these people can be found in A,D or F. Upon comparing, DB makes more sense and hence is a link. 'They' in D refers to the people mentioned in  A. So, EADB is a link. F should follow B as it talks more about friends and relatives. 
Hence, the correct order of sentences is EADBFC.

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