1. In the following questions two columns are given containing
three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B and C
and in the second column the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A
sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another
sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and
contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which
display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a
grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given
forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (e), i.e. “None of these” as your
(A) It may appear at first blush that the decision may
(B) Over the course of the last few weeks
(C) The Seventh Schedule to the Constitution divides
(D) one of the striking features of governance has been the signal role played by State
Chief Ministers across India.
(E) responsibilities between these two layers.
(F) undermine the decentralised manner of funding local area development.