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Rearrange the Given Sentences P, Q, R, S, T, and U in the Proper Sequence So as to Form a Meaningful Paragraph and Then Answer the Question that Follows. - English Language

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Rearrange the given sentences P, Q, R, S, T, and U in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the question that follows.

(P) The en route stoppages including those at checkpoints and entry-points take up to 11 hours a day.

(Q) According to a 2007 World Bank published report, the travel time for a Delhi-Mumbain trip can be reduced by about 2 days per trip if the corruption and associated regulatory stoppages to extract bribes were eliminated.

(R) Taxes and bribes are common between state borders; Transparency International estimates that truckers pay annually 22,200 crores (US$ 4.5 billion) in bribes.

(S) Government regulators and police share in bribe money, each to the tune of 43% and 45% respectively.

(T) A 2005 study done by Transparency International in India found that more than 62% of the people had firsthand experience of paying a bribe or peddling influence to get a job done in a public office.

(U) About 60% of these (forced) stoppages on road by concerned authorities such as government regulators, police, forest, sales, and excise, weighing and measuring department are for extorting money.

Which sentence should come 'FOURTH' in the paragraph?

Options

  • T

  • P

  • U

  • R

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Solution

(P) The en route stoppages including those at checkpoints and entry-points take up to 11 hours a day.

Concept: Para-jumbles (Entrance Exam)
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