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PTE Recent Exam Questions: Reorder Paragraph – Charles Lindbergh

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PTE Recent Exam Questions 2017 – Reorder Paragraph – Charles Lindbergh

The texts below have been placed in a random order. Restore the original order.

 

ITEM 1:

(A) 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.

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

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

 

ANSWER KEY & EXPLANATION:

Correct Answer:

B-C-D-A is the most logical sequence of the text.

Explanation:

(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.

This is the first text box because it provides the information about an event in another period of time. It makes the rest of the information in the passage stand out as significant.

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

This is the second text box because “he” in the sentence refers to “Lindbergh” mentioned in previous sentence i.e B.

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

This is the third text box because the sentence contains “his” which signals a male person being discussed or last mentioned.

(A) 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.

This is the fourth text box as it talks about an incident that why “he was renowned for delivering the mail under any circumstances” mentioned in sentence D, thereby concluding the paragraph.

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