Jumbled Sentences for Class 11

Sentence Reordering Exercises

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. the/ on/ forests/ the/ industry/ oil/ depends
  2. do/ get/ the/ forests/ from/ what/ we/ products/?
  3. the/Indian/English/exploited/the/farmers
  4. pay/the/had to/poor farmers/high taxes/very

Answer

  1. The oil industry depends on the forests.
  2. What products do we get from the forests?
  3. The English exploited the Indian farmers.
  4. The poor farmers had to pay very high taxes.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. a/ lover/ is/ animal/ passionate/ he
  2. campaigned/ birds/ he/ caged/ free/ to
  3. to/ her/ first/ Sudha/ stand/ hard/ class/ is/ studying/ in
  4. healthy/ takes/ keep/ himself/ everyday/ exercise/ Kamal/ to

Answer

  1. He is a passionate animal lover.
  2. He campaigned to free caged birds.
  3. Sudha is studying hard to stand first in her class.
  4. Kamal takes exercise everyday to keep himself healthy.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. without/ time/ any stop/ on/ flows
  2. things/ this is why/ changing/ always/are
  3. change/ in fact, law of/ is/ the/ of nature

Answer

  1. Time flows on without any stop.
  2. This is why things are always changing.
  3. In fact, change is the law of nature.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. the/ on/ forests/ the/ industry/ oil/ depends
  2. give/ to/ armies/ wars/ forests/ during/ our/ cover
  3. do/ get/ the /forests/ from/ what/ we/ products?
  4. Below/not/ must/ age/ of/ eighteen/ years/ drive/ the/ children.
  5. Their/ room/ boys/ the/ are/ revising/ the/ lesson/ in

Answer

  1. The oil industry depends on the forests.
  2. Forests give cover to our armies during wars.
  3. What products do we get from the forests?
  4. The children of age below eighteen years must not drive.
  5. The boys are revising the lesson in their room.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. crowded/ railway platform/ last Sunday/ the/was/ unusually.
  2. vendors/ carrying/ were at/ sweet smelling/ flowers/ the/ platform.
  3. the train/ how/ they/ we wondered/ would/ get/ on.
  4. but/the train/ carefully/ they/ boarded/ very.

Answer

  1. The railway platform was unusually crowded last Sunday.
  2. Vendors carrying sweet smelling flowers were at the platform.
  3. We wondered how they would get on the train.
  4. But they boarded the train very carefully.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. he/ stepped out/ had/ hardly/ it began/ when/ to rain
  2. she/ rather/ surrender/ would/ than/ die
  3. has taught/ teacher/ the/ this/ you/ lesson
  4. not/ clear/ to me/ he says/ what/ is
  5. this/ letter/ has/ been/ your/ grandfather/ by/ written?

Answer

  1. Hardly had he stepped out when it began to rain.
  2. She would rather die than surrender.
  3. The teacher has taught you this lesson.
  4. What he says is not clear to me.
  5. Has this letter been written by your grandfather?

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. Bimla/ her/ husband/ that/ told/ a coward/ he/ was
  2. he/ my letter/ received/ must have/ by now
  3. stories/ the/ wrote/ few/ that he/ romantic/ very/ were
  4. you/ would/ when/ meet her/ she /know/ did not
  5. English/ whom/ by/ you/ had/ been/ taught?

Answer

  1. Bimla told her husband that he was a coward.
  2. He must have received my letter by now.
  3. The few stories that he wrote are very romantic.
  4. She did not know when you would meet her.
  5. By whom had you been taught English?

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. my winning a medal/ I told him/ until/ about/ not known/ he had
  2. on my bicycle/ to/ go/ I used to/ my school
  3. boy/ each/ was punished/ of the class/ yesterday
  4. how/ you had/ at the interview/ done/ us/ let/ know
  5. the class/ at once/ ordered/ you are/ to leave

Answer

  1. He had not known about my winning a medal until I told him.
  2. I used to go to my school on my bicycle.
  3. Each boy of the class was punished yesterday.
  4. Let us know how you had done at the interview.
  5. You are ordered to leave the class at once.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. you/ have/ how much/ experience/ got?
  2. I/ a little/ brought/ apple juice/ market/ from/ the
  3. completely/ being/ deaf,/ can’t/ anything/ he/ hear
  4. nothing/ is open/ so/ it’s/ a public holiday
  5. the few/ rupees/ I had/ I’ve/ spent already
  6. ink/ in the bottle/ much/ how/ there/ is?

Answer

  1. How much experience have you got?
  2. I brought a little apple juice from the market.
  3. Being completely deaf, he can’t hear anything.
  4. It’s a public holiday so nothing is open.
  5. I’ve already spent the few rupees I had.
  6. How much ink is there in the bottle?

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. Exploiting/ man/ been/ the/ years/ has/ earth/ for.
  2. Was/ Taplow/ Frank/ Crocker/ encouraging/ about/ to speak/ against
  3. Started/ poet/ missing/ her/ after/ photograph/ her/ mother/ seeing.
  4. Sachin Tendulker/ appointed/ as/ brand/ has/ Rio/ Ambassador/ been/ of/ Olympics.
  5. Students/ the/ article/ write/ letter/ must/ suggestions/ a few/ end/ the/ in/of/to/ editor/ and/the
  6. Mystery/ Simon/ the/ Sir/ of/ a /death/ was.
  7. Gap/ father/ generation/ son/ though/ and/ blood/ have/ separates/ they/ relation.
  8. Changed/ educated/ his/ Ratna/ Ranga/ seeing/ mind/ after.
  9. System/ facts/ Albert/ on/ victim/ focus/ was/ education/ a/ of/ wrong/ where/ was/ only/ memorizing/ the.

Answer

  1. Man has been exploiting the earth for years.
  2. Frank was encouraging Taplow to speak against Crocker.
  3. Poet started missing her mother after seeing her photograph.
  4. Sachin Tendulker has been appointed as Brand Ambassador of Rio Olympics.
  5. Students must write a few suggestions in the end of letter to the editor and the article.
  6. The death of Sir Simon was a mystery.
  7. Generation gap separates father and son though they have blood relation.
  8. Educated Ranga changed his mind after seeing Ratna.
  9. Albert was a victim of wrong education system where the only focus was on memorizing facts.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. If we/ well/ our/ lost/ is/ don’t/ appetite/ sleep
  2. Drink/ of/ and/ inside/ lot/ stay/ and/ a/ water
  3. Laughter/ makes/ distinction/ yoga/ joy/ happiness/ and/ between/ clear.
  4. Dark/ woods/ lovely/ are/ deep/ and
  5. Make/ children/ snowman/ play/ and/ in winter
  6. Ruskin Bond/ famous/ writer/ English/ is/ who/ children/ a/write s/for
  7. Vast/ social/ is general studies/ that/ subject/ a/ science/ includes
  8. Face book/ used/ are/ sensibly/ twitter/ very/ if/ and/ useful
  9. Educated/ an/ identified/ person/ by/ is/ good/ his/ manners
  10. Live/ live/ to/ we/ eat/ not/ eat/ to/ should

Answer

  1. Our appetite is lost if we don’t sleep well.
  2. Drink a lot of water and stay inside/ stay inside.
  3. Laughter yoga makes clear distinction between happiness and joy.
  4. Woods are lovely, dark and deep.
  5. Children make snowman in winter and play.
  6. Ruskin Bond is a famous English writer who writes for children.
  7. Social Science is a vast subject which includes general studies.
  8. Face book and twitter are very useful if used sensibly.
  9. An educated person is identified by his good manners.
  10. We should eat to live, not live to eat.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. Number one/ is/ eradicate/ to/ poverty/ Millennium development/goal/of/the.
  2. Knowledge/ to/ everyone/ has/ share/ learn to/ and/ can/ others/ inspire/ anyone.
  3. we/ make/ life/ it/ is/ what
  4. the book/ out of/ print/ is/ you/ mentioned/ which
  5. till/ you/ come/ wait/ here/ shall/ I
  6. lest/ miss/ the/ train/ you should/ walk fast
  7. where/ gone wrong/ we have/ understand/ I/don’t
  8. Sarla/ does/ know/ the guest/ are /arriving/ when?
  9. he goes/ wherever/ will find/ the police/ him.
  10. do not hurry,/ miss the train/ you will/ if you

Answer

  1. The number one goal of Millennium development is to eradicate poverty.
  2. Everyone has to learn to share knowledge and anyone can inspire others.
  3. Life is what we make it.
  4. The book which you mentioned is out of print.
  5. I shall wait here till you come.
  6. Walk fast lest you should miss the train.
  7. I don’t understand where we have gone wrong.
  8. Does Sarla know when the guests are arriving?
  9. Wherever he goes the police will find him.
  10. If you do not hurry, you will miss the train.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. you/ fail/ will/ your time/ waste/ if you
  2. not/ pass/ you will/ work hard/ you/ unless
  3. the girl/ is weeping/ doll/ whose/ lost/ has been
  4. the thief/ as soon as/ ran away/ he/ the police/ saw
  5. Sonu ran/ when the postman/ at the door,/ knocked/ to answer it
  6. which/ your friend/ told us/ the story/ we all enjoyed
  7. staged the play/ have you/ from me/ that/ you borrowed
  8. how/ I am going/ the money/ to get/ know/ I don’t
  9. is my friend/ the boy,/ in an accident/ died/ whose father
  10. I bought yesterday/ the book/ which/ is lost

Answer

  1. You will fail if you waste your time.
  2. You will not pass unless you work hard.
  3. The girl, whose doll has been lost, is weeping.
  4. As soon as the police saw the thief, he ran away.
  5. When the postman knocked at the door, Sonu ran to answer it.
  6. We all enjoyed the story which your friend told us.
  7. Have you staged the play that you borrowed from me?
  8. I don’t know how I am going to get the money.
  9. The boy, whose father died in an accident, is my friend.
  10. The book which I bought yesterday is lost.

Q. Rearrange the following words or phrases to make meaningful sentences:

  1. doesn’t/ he/ dare/ his/ master/ to disobey
  2. our neighbours/ to love/ we ought.
  3. see you again/ I must/ I leave/ for Agra/ before
  4. Raju said/ he/ that/ might/ abroad/ go /next year
  5. she/ hard/ works/ so that/ may pass/ she
  6. could/ we/ out/ whenever and wherever/ we wanted/ go
  7. I would/ build/ I win/ if/ a lottery/ a theatre
  8. lest we/ miss the train/ should/ a taxi/ we took
  9. will be/ flown/ flag/ the visiting/ Prime Minister/ in honour of
  10. her misdeeds/ for/ she/ shall/ punished/ be

Answer

  1. He doesn’t dare to disobey his master.
  2. We ought to love our neighbours.
  3. I must see you again before I leave for Agra.
  4. Raju said that he might go abroad next year.
  5. She works hard so that she may pass.
  6. We could go out whenever and wherever we wanted.
  7. If I win a lottery I would build a theatre.
  8. We took a taxi lest we should miss the train.
  9. Flag will be flown in honour of the visiting Prime Minister.
  10. She shall be punished for her misdeeds.

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