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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PTE ACADEMIC READING RE-ORDER PARAGRAPHS
1. Re-order / Rearrange the sentence in such a way that make sense.
[A]. The situations in which violence occurs and the nature of that violence tends to be clearly defined at least in theory, as in the proverbial Irishman’s question: ‘Is this a private fight or can anyone join in?’
[B]. So the actual risk to outsiders, though no doubt higher than our societies, is calculable.
[C]. Probably the only uncontrolled applications of force are those of social superiors to social inferiors and even here there are probably some rules.
[D]. However binding the obligation to kill, members of feuding families engaged in mutual massacre will be genuinely appalled if by some mischance a bystander or outsider is killed.
2. Re-order / Rearrange the sentence in such a way that make sense.
[A]. Besides, war has a juridical meaning in international law, which has codified the laws of war, imbuing them with a humanitarian content.
[B]. The phrase ‘war against terror’, which has passed into the common lexicon, is a huge misnomer.
[C]. How can then one characterize a conflict to be waged against a phenomenon as war?
[D]. Surrendered, or captured, combatants cannot be incarcerated in razor wire cages; this ‘war’ has a dubious legality.
[E]. Terror is a phenomenon, not an entity—either State or non-State.
3. Re-order / Rearrange the sentence in such a way that make sense.
[A]. A study to this effect suggests that the average white-collar worker demonstrates only about twenty-five percent listening efficiency.
[B]. However, for trained and good listeners, it is not unusual to use all the three approaches during a setting, thus improving listening efficiency.
[C]. There are three approaches to listening; listening for comprehension, listening for empathy, and listening for evaluation.
[D]. Although we spend nearly half of each communication listening, we do not listen well.
[E]. Each approach has a particular emphasis that may help us to receive and process information in different settings.