Directions: The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.
PARAJUMBLES QUESTIONS FOR IBPS SET 1
1. In the twentieth century, John Maynard Keynes has been the most important scholar working in the tradition of the classical political economists.
A.But his interest, like theirs, was in the analysis of the great issues of his day, the greatest of which in the inter-war period was not growth but unemployment, a problem so acute at the time that in desperation, the Germans turned to Hitler and to fascism.
B.The very future of Western democracies was placed at risk.
C.Keynes was concerned not just to understand unemployment intellectually, but to put forward practical suggestions as to how the problem could be solved.
D.This does not mean that he agreed with everything they wrote.
6. He believed fervently that, for all its faults, Western liberal democracy offered the best hope for the world, and he saw himself working to save it.
1.For centuries, philosophers have dealt with aspects of humanness, of humanity. But, surprisngly, there is no agreed-upon definition of the quality of humanness.
A.It is my conviction that we are beginning to identify these components, that we can see the gradual emergence of humanness in our evolutionary history.
B.But if this sense of humanity came into being in the course of evolutionary history, then it must have component parts, and they in turn, must be identifiable.
C.Those who tried to define humanness found themselves moulding Jell-O: it kept slipping through the fingers.
D.It hardly seemed necessary, partly because it appeared so obvious: humanness is what we feel about ourselves.
6.I am therefore perplexed by, and impatient with, a popular alternative view that s championed by several scholars.