Jumbled Sentences for Class 10

Sentence Reordering Exercises

The objective is to reorder the words or phrases into a syntactically coherent and complete sentence. Following are some exercises that you can do to make yourself better at solving jumbled sentences.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. poverty/the village people/from/most/suffer/of
  2. in rural areas/is/employment opportunities/there/of/lack
  3. come to cities/in/people/so/of work/search
  4. appalling/conditions/cities/they/in/live/in

Answers

  1. Most of the village people suffer from poverty.
  2. There is lack of employment opportunities in rural areas.
  3. So, in search of work people come to cities.
  4. They live in cities in appalling conditions.

Q. Rearrange the following word clusters to make meaningful sentences:

  • very exciting/can be/new country/travelling to/a
  • it/a lot of/before/actually requires/the visit/preparation
  • option/is/light/travelling/best/the
  • also need/we/the local weather/in mind/to/keep
  • always/enriched/we/return/experience/the/with

Answer

  1. Travelling to a new country can be very exciting.
  2. It actually requires a lot of preparation before the visit.
  3. Travelling light is the best option.
  4. We also need to keep the local weather in mind.
  5. We always return enriched with the experience.

Q. Rearrange the words/phrases given below to for meaningful sentences:

  1. standing/at the/one day/I/beach/was
  2. number/come/of people/a large/had/there
  3. hawkers/there/eatables/so many/were/selling
  4. wave/suddenly/came/huge/a
  5. road/all the/rushed/towards/the/people

Answer

  1. One day I was standing at the beach.
  2. A large number of people had come there.
  3. So many hawkers were selling eatables there.
  4. A huge wave came suddenly.
  5. All the people rushed towards the road.

Q. Rearrange any four of the following word or phrases to make meaningful sentences.

  1. enters/millions of tons/the/every year/of/ocean/plastic
  2. are/waters/sightings/junk-filled/of/common
  3. population/middle-class/increasing/is/coastlines/along
  4. trash/increase/has led/waste management/lack/of/in/to
  5. close/like/others/helping/my/friends

Answer

  1. Millions of tons of plastic enters the ocean every year.
  2. Sightings of junk filled waters are common.
  3. Middle-class population is increasing along coastlines.
  4. Lack of waste management has led to increase in trash.
  5. My close friends like helping others.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. work and play/things/different/parents see/as two
  2. is a/of time/they/waste/think/that playing
  3. important/games/studies/are as/as
  4. a student/to both/proper/should/attention/pay
  5. can/life/only/succeed/he/in/then

Answer

  1. Parents see work and play as two different things.
  2. They think that playing is a waste of time.
  3. Games are as important as studies.
  4. A student should pay proper attention to both.
  5. Only then he can succeed in life.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. arrested/criminals/were/in Varanasi/four
  2. steal/tried to/they/from/museum/a Buddha/statue/the
  3. in place/famous/the/is back/statue
  4. Department/thanked/the/museum the/authorities/Police
  5. once/open/for/the/is/museum/the/tourists/again/now

Answer

  1. Four criminals were arrested in Varanasi.
  2. They tried to steal a Buddha statue from the museum.
  3. The famous statue is back in place.
  4. The museum authorities thanked the Police Department.
  5. The museum is now open for the tourists once again.

Q. Rearrange the jumbled words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. do not/leaves/have/they/but/spiny needles
  2. flowers/and/bloom/some of them/cacti/at night/are big
  3. absorb/from fog/water/in the air/cacti can
  4. is/plant/aloe vera/a/common/cactus
  5. cactus/a/are/large/of/found/variety

Answer

  1. They do not have leaves but spiny needles.
  2. Cacti flowers are big and some of them bloom at night.
  3. Cacti can absorb water from fog in the air.
  4. Aloe vera is a common cactus plant.
  5. A large variety of cactus are found.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. is/of milk/the country/also/producer/the highest
  2. is staring/but/at a/major/it/crisis/fodder
  3. due to/pressure/of/it/is/growing/population on land
  4. more/chief minister/farmers grow/to/encouraging/fodder/is/the
  5. fulfilled/fodder/that/so/can be/the/demand

Answer

  1. The country is also the highest producer of milk.
  2. But it is staring at a major fodder crisis.
  3. It is due to pressure of growing population on land.
  4. The Chief Minister is encouraging farmers to grow more fodder.
  5. So that the fodder demand can be fulfilled.

Q. Rearrange the jumbled words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. to be a/kind/this was/of protest/considered/unique
  2. could not/the soldiers/Alexander/to move/persuade/ahead
  3. finally/them/he/asked/to retreat
  4. final/his/this/decision/was
  5. lead/army/the/the/decision/to/further/move back

Answer

  1. This was considered to be a unique kind of protest.
  2. Alexander could not persuade the soldiers to move ahead.
  3. Finally he asked them to retreat.
  4. This was his final decision.
  5. The decision further lead the army to move back.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  • illiterate/remain/the/and/backward/poor /people
  • easily/by/they/cheated/are/others
  • our/it is/to help/moral duty/to become/literate/ever one
  • be/can/increased/the/rate/thus/literacy
  • illiteracy/of/towards/eradication/one/one/is/each/teach/a/step

Answer

  1. The poor and backward people remain illiterate.
  2. They are easily cheated by others.
  3. It is our moral duty to help everyone to become literate.
  4. Thus the literacy rate can be increased.
  5. Each one teach one is a step towards eradication of illiteracy.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. ideal citizen/the nation/an/to/an asset/is
  2. makes/he/a valuable contribution/nation building/to/activities
  3. he/his/knows/and/rights/responsibilities
  4. his country/of/he abides/the/by/laws

Answer

  1. An ideal citizen is an asset to the nation.
  2. He makes a valuable contribution to nation building activities.
  3. He knows his rights and responsibilities.
  4. He abides by the laws of his country.

Q. Rearrange the jumbled words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. nation/is the/of any/culture/key element
  2. nation/cultural/every/has its own/identity
  3. of a/spirituality/soul/nation/is/the
  4. are/high/praised/moral/always/spirits
  5. country/is/a/different/India/cultures

Answer

  1. Culture is the key element of any nation.
  2. Every nation has its own cultural identity.
  3. Spirituality is the soul of a nation.
  4. High moral spirits are always praised.
  5. India is a country of different cultures.

Q. Rearrange the jumbled words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. are/more than/there/in your/two thousand/homeless/living/town
  2. only/five/night/but/shelters/four to/are/available
  3. great/have/hope/the homeless/from/government/the
  4. Plans/worthy/launched/has/Minister/Prime/the/present
  5. are/worthy/these/already/plans/in/progress

Answer

  1. There are more than two thousand homeless living in your town.
  2. But only four to five night shelters are available.
  3. The homeless have great hope from the government.
  4. The present Prime Minister has launched worthy plans.
  5. These worthy plans are already in progress.

Q. Look at the words and phrases given below. Rearrange them to form meaningful sentences.

  1. as/some/sports/people/easy/very/consider
  2. is/the/require/hard work/truth/rigorous/that they
  3. also/is/an/training/sports/essential/part of
  4. also/values/sports/morally/high/require Ali
  5. discipline/teach/spirit and/sports/team

Answer

  1. Some people consider sports as very easy.
  2. The truth is that they require rigorous hard work.
  3. Training is also an essential part of sports.
  4. Sports also require high moral values.
  5. Sports teach discipline and team spirit.

Q. Rearrange the jumbled words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. has/largest/population/India/the/of the young
  2. over/countries/in this way,/an edge/other/India has/developing
  3. can/creativity/only/source of/the youth/be a
  4. the/on/development/youth/depends/country’s/the
  5. are/youth/the/today’s/of/tomorrow/citizens

Answer

  1. India has the largest population of the young.
  2. In this way, India has an edge over other developing countries.
  3. Only the youth can be source of creativity.
  4. The country’s development depends on the youth.
  5. Today’s youth are the citizens of tomorrow.

Q. Rearrange the jumbled words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. this state/very rich/flora and/in/is/fauna
  2. thick/and/it has/forests,/big rivers/blue hill
  3. is/home to/wild/it/many/animals
  4. are/floods/the/in/Brahmaputra/disastrous
  5. away/that/everything/comes/its/floods/the/can/carry

Answer

  1. This state is very rich in flora and fauna.
  2. It has thick forests, big rivers and blue hills.
  3. It is home to many wild animals.
  4. The floods in Brahmaputra are disastrous.
  5. The floods can carry away everything that comes in its way.

Q. Rearrange the words and phrases given below to form meaningful sentences.

  1. this man/on/at the/Kwality Restaurant/was last seen/Parliament Street
  2. this man/decides to give/the police/unless/will not/a reward/be caught
  3. to his arrest/information/it/would provide/leading
  4. be/given/thousand/ten/a/cash/at/least/amount/of/rupees/should
  5. man/made/of/the/common/should/it/be/aware

Answer

  1. This man was last seen at the Kwality Restaurant on Parliament Street.
  2. Unless the police decides to give a reward, this man will not be caught.
  3. It would provide information leading to his arrest.
  4. At least a cash amount of rupees ten thousand should be given.
  5. The common man should be made aware of it.

Q. Rearrange the following words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. these days/of trade/Delhi/for/has become/but/a centre /tender coconuts
  2. its demand/value/due/to/has increased/of the fruit /the food
  3. has been fuelled/growing awareness/the demand/health benefits/coconut water’s/of
  4. many/diseases/is prescribed/in/water/coconut.
  5. quenchers/summers/one/is/it/best/of/thirst/the best/during

Answer

  1. But these days Delhi has become a centre of trade for tender coconuts.
  2. Its demand has increased due to the food value of the fruit.
  3. The demand has been fuelled by growing awareness of coconut water’s health benefits.
  4. Coconut water is prescribed in many diseases.
  5. It is one of the best thirst quenchers during summers.

Q. Look at the words and phrases given below. Rearrange them to form meaningful sentences.

  1. eyes/beautiful/and precious/from God/to us/are/gift
  2. thankful/to God/should/we/be/it/for
  3. remember/we /him/distress/in/only
  4. to /always/god/should
  5. ultimate/is/our/God/saviour

Answer

  1. Eyes are beautiful and precious gift to us from God.
  2. We should be thankful to God for it.
  3. We remember him only in distress.
  4. We should always be grateful to God.
  5. God is our ultimate saviour.

Q. Rearrange the words and phrases given below to form meaningful sentences.

  1. fast foods/their/making/children/are/staple diet
  2. causing/is/among/a great alarm /health experts/it
  3. need/that/get/healthy food/we/to ensure /our children
  4. the/all/food/nutrients/contain/should/essential
  5. many/to/leads/obesity/diseases

Answer

  1. Children are making fast foods their staple diet.
  2. It is causing a great alarm among health experts.
  3. We need to ensure that our children get healthy food.
  4. Food should contain all the essential nutrients.
  5. Obesity leads to many diseases.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. and develop/one can gain/great/physical stamina
  2. today/introduced/been/advanced/have/techniques/climbing
  3. popular/institutions/is/educational/in/rock climbing
  4. Popular/youngsters/very/is/in/it
  5. in/it/hilly/can/ares/be/only/done

Answer

  1. One can gain great confidence and develop physical stamina.
  2. Today advanced climbing techniques have been introduced.
  3. Rock climbing is popular in educational institutions.
  4. It is very popular in youngsters.
  5. t can be done in hilly areas only.

Q. Look at the words and phrases given below. Rearrange them to form meaningful sentence.

  1. dying from cancer /can help/of/eating/cut the risk/flax seeds
  2. or salads/sprinkled on cereals/can be/they
  3. kills/contain/flax seeds /cancer cells/a special compound /which
  4. local general stores/all/obtained/flax seeds /may be/from
  5. very/are/seeds/these/beneficial

Answer

  1. Eating flax seeds can help out the risk of dying from cancer.
  2. They can be sprinkled on cereals or salads.
  3. Flax seeds contain a special compound which kills cancer cells.
  4. Flax seeds may be obtained from all local general stores.
  5. These seeds are very beneficial.

Q. Look at the words and phrases given below. Rearrange them to form meaningful sentences.

  1. facing/is/a crisis/paper industry/Tanzania/in
  2. read/hardly/have/to/they/anything
  3. necessary/reading material/for/is/good education/good
  4. has come to/due to/the printing /the cost of paper/a standstill
  5. Popular/so/has/online/become/work

Answer

  1. Tanzania is facing a crisis in paper industry.
  2. They have hardly anything to read.
  3. Good reading material is necessary for good education.
  4. The printing has come to a standstill due to the cost of paper.
  5. So, online work has become popular.

Q. Look at the words and phrases given below. Rearrange them to form meaningful sentences.

  1. potter/in/once/a/a/lived/there/village
  2. innocent/was/a very/and
  3. for him/a problem /old donkey/his/had become
  4. sold/it/the donkey/the potter/fed up with/being
  5. thinking/but/animal/whole/the/he/night/the/about/was

Answer

  1. A Once there lived a potter in a village.
  2. He was a very innocent and simple fellow.
  3. His old donkeyhad become a problem for him.
  4. The potter being fed up with the donkey sold it.
  5. But he was thinking about the animal the whole night.

Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. is/Devprayag/town/beautiful/a
  2. it/sparsely populated/a/is/in Uttarakhand/town
  3. an average/has/literacy rate/it/77%/of
  4. Devprayag/pandas/Badrinath Dham/the/is/seat of/

Answer

  1. Devprayag is a beautiful town.
  2. It is a sparsely populated town in Uttarakhand.
  3. It has an average literacy rate of 77%.
  4. Devprayag is the seat of Badrinath Dham pandas.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. part/Kilimanjaro National Park/of/is/the/Mount Kilimanjaro
  2. dormant volcano/a/in/Mount Kilimanjaro/Tanzania/is
  3. highest/Africa/it is/mountain/in/the
  4. has been /many/it/the subject of/studies/scientific

Answer

  1. Mount Kilimanjaro is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park.
  2. Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania.
  3. It is the highest mountain in Africa.
  4. It has been the subject of many scientific studies.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences:

  1. take place/on/accidents/daily/almost/Indian roads
  2. Indian roads/16/daily/children/on/die
  3. of traffic rules/is/the chief cause/violation/accidents/of
  4. lack of/the saddest thing/public concern/is/for/the road victims

Answer

  1. Accidents take place almost daily on Indian roads.
  2. 16 children die daily on Indian roads. or16 children die on Indian roads daily.
  3. Violation of traffic rules is the chief cause of accidents.
  4. Lack of public concern for the road victims is the saddest thing.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to form meaningful sentences.

  1. reward/its/is/honesty/own
  2. teaches us/our dealings/honest/religion/in/to be
  3. everywhere/and/is respected/honest man/an/admired.
  4. leads/he/a/and/happy/prosperous/life

Answer

  1. Honesty is its own reward.
  2. Religion teaches us to be honest in our dealings.
  3. An honest man is respected and admired everywhere.
  4. He leads a happy and prosperous life.

Q. Rearrange the following words/phrases to make meaningful sentences.

  1. face of/vaccination/small pox/the earth/from/eradicated/has/the
  2. it has also/polio and mumps/diseases/lessened/like
  3. is/immunity/an overall/by/vaccination/achieved

Answer

  1. Vaccination has eradicated small pox from the face of the earth.
  2. It has also lessened diseases like polio and mumps.
  3. An overall immunity is achieved by vaccination.

Q. Rearrange the following words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. detective/below/go/written/through the/story
  2. can be/two/blamed/persons/the murder/for
  3. to the/there are/culprit/many clues/real/pointing
  4. the/find/murderer/who/real/out/is

Answer

  1. Go through the detective story written below.
  2. Two persons can be blamed for the murder.
  3. There are many clues pointing to the real culprit.
  4. Find out who is the real murderer

Q. Rearrange the following words and phrases into meaningful sentences.

  1. came/months/me/for/eight/to teach/he
  2. algebra and/a week/me/geometry/twice/he taught
  3. very poor/subjects/I was/in these/earlier
  4. very/now/proficient/have become/in them/I

Answer

  1. For eight months he came to teach me.
  2. He taught me algebra and geometry twice a week. or Twice a week, he taught me algebra and geometry.
  3. I was very poor in these two subjects earlier. or Earlier, I was very poor in these two subjects.
  4. Now, I have become very proficient in them. or I have now become very proficient in them.

Q. Rearrange the following words and phrases to form meaningful sentences:

  1. coloured bus/children/we saw/full of/a yellow/excited
  2. they were /we guessed/on the/planetarium/way/to the
  3. part/this/study tour/of their/was

Answer

  1. We saw a yellow coloured bus full of excited children.
  2. We guessed they were on the way to the planetarium.
  3. This was part of their study tour.

Q. Rearrange the following jumbled words/phrases to make meaningful sentences.

  1. inside/grandeur/the palace hall/it was/all
  2. interwoven/pearls/were/flower garlands/sparkling/with
  3. wooden stage/painted backcloth/the/decorated/with a/was

Answer

  1. It was all grandeur inside the palace hall.
  2. Flower garlands were interwoven with sparkling pearls.
  3. The wooden stage was decorated with a painted backcloth

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