PTE Academic Reading: Reorder Paragraphs Practice Test 10

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

[A]. The Civil Aviation Ministry should learn from history and stop meddling with the cycle of creative destruction and with the forces of a free market.
[B]. But the Centre should not be playing knight in shining armor, particularly at a time when public sector banks have enough bad debt on their hands.
[C]. It may be recalled that no good came out of banks being forced to convert a chunk of their loans to the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines into equity, and that too at a stiff premium on the market price.
[D]. If SpiceJet goes belly up, the market will find a way of restoring equilibrium, which could happen sooner rather than later with other airlines set to take to the Indian skies.
[E]. It is by no means certain at this juncture that SpiceJet will go the Kingfisher way; it may well earn a fresh lease of life if the funding that it is trying to cobble together materializes.

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

[A]. Its cargo consisted of 38 sacks of spices and Magellan himself had been hacked to pieces on the beach of Mactan in the Philippines
[B]. So contrary to popular belief it was the crew of the Victoria who were the first men to have sailed around the globe.
[C]. In September 1522 Victoria, the sole survivor of the Armada, limped into the Spanish port Sanlucar, manned by a skeleton crew of 15, so weak they could not talk
[D]. In September 1519 the Armada de Molucca of five ships and 250 sailors has set out from San Lucar de Barrameda under the command of Fernando de Magellan
[E]. It was to sail to the spice islands of the Malayan Archipelago where they were to exchange an assortment of bells, mirrors, and scissors for cinnamon and cloves.

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PTE Academic Reading: Reorder Paragraphs Practice Test 10
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