PTE Academic Reading Reorder Paragraphs Practice Part 5

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PTE Academic Reading Reorder Paragraphs Practice Part 5

Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then choose the correct sequence as your answer :


(A) He flew the mail in a de Havilland DH-4 biplane to Springfield, Illinois, Peoria and Chicago.

(B) After finishing first in his pilot training class, Lindbergh took his first job as the chief pilot of an airmail route operated by Robertson Aircraft Co. of Lambert Field in St. Louis, Missouri.

(C) After a crash, he even salvaged bags of mail from his burning aircraft and immediately phoned Alexander Varney, Peoria’s airport manager, to advise him to send a truck.

(D) During his tenure on the mail route, he was renowned for delivering the mail under any circumstances.


(A) But the issues themselves are not new and have historical roots that go much deeper than have been acknowledged.

(B) It is also a recurrent theme in the press, from the highbrow pages of Prospect to the populism of the Daily Mail.

(C) In the early years of the twenty-first century the impact of immigrants on the welfare state to absorb large numbers of immigrants has become a staple of discussion among policy makers and politicians.

(D) Inevitably, these discussions focus on present-day dilemmas.But the issues themselves are not new and have historical roots that go much deeper than have been acknowledged.


(A) As far as we can tell, it is a legitimate idea.

(B) It’s not a guarantee that every single breath you’re going to get one.

(C) But, on average, it’s inevitable that you’re going to inhale some of those same molecules over the course of a day.

(D) It’s sort of an inevitable consequence of a) how many molecules you breathe in every time you take a breath and   b) how long those molecules persist in our atmosphere.



(A) He was so busy that he did not get time to eat.

(B) Thousands of people came to him and asked different types of questions.

(C) No one cared to see that he had his food or rest that might.

(D) The great sage once stayed in a small village.


(A) In fact, it prevent us from helping children to analyse conflict, to learn to cpe with it and counter it.

(B) Children have always known that there is conflict in the adult world.

(C) However, the make-believe world that 19th century rationally imposed on childhood in Europe and which we impose in an institutionalized manner through our modern education system can hardly be described as related in this regard.

(D) We may therefore conclude that conflict in an institutionalized manner is not a matter of faith in children’s capacities, rather, it is a lack of faith in ourselves as adults.

(E) Further, psychologists tell us and story tellers have always known that the child’s desire to search for order and coherence gathers strength from the knowledge of conflict.


(A) A logical candidate for such a species is the chimpanzee, which shares 98.4% of the human genetic code. Chimpanzees cannot speak because, unlike homo sapiens, their vocal cords are located higher in their throats and cannot be controlled as delicately as human vocal cords.

(B) The obvious alternative is sign language, since all primates have extremely dexterous hands and sign language is a language.

(C) A simple way to disprove this hypothesis (the Innateness Hypothesis) is to demonstrate that other species have the capacity to speak but for some reason simply have not developed speech.

(D) It does not follow from their lack of speech, however, that chimpanzees are incapable of language. Perhaps they can acquire grammar like humans if they could only express it some other way.

11 thoughts on “PTE Academic Reading Reorder Paragraphs Practice Part 5”

  1. Charles Linderberg Answer – BDAC
    Immigration – CBDA
    Molecules – DBCA
    The Great Sage – DBAC
    Children – BCEAD
    Chimpanzee -BCAD

    Author, please share the answers

    1. You are correct with Immigration, The Great Sage,
      Chimpanzee: CADB
      Charles Linderberg: BADC
      Molecules: ADBC
      Children: BEACD

      We can discuss the outcomes if you would like to.

    1. Thanks, Raj. In PTE Academic exam, questions are often repetitive. If you practice from past exam questions, there are more chances of you scoring higher. Best of luck with your result.

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