The Para Summary questions turn out to be way trickier than you expect. From the CAT previous year papers one could infer that we can expect at least 3 questions in the CAT exam. Hence it is highly imperative to practice these kinds of questions from CAT Question Bank and level up your CAT preparation online.
The four sentences (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4) given below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequence of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer.
Question 28 : 1. Such a belief in the harmony of nature requires a purpose presumably imposed by the goodness and wisdom of a deity.
2. These parts, all fit together into an integrated, well-ordered system that was created by design.
3. Historically, the notion of a balance of nature is part observational, part metaphysical, and not scientific in any way.
4. It is an example of an ancient belief system called teleology, the notion that what we call nature has a predetermined destiny associated with its component parts.
Of the given sentences, sentence 3 is the best opening statement. 3 leads on to 4, which defines teleology and the idea of nature as having a predetermined destiny with component parts. 2, which starts off with "these parts" clearly follows 4. 1 sums up the paragraph. So, 3421 is the correct order.
3421 is the correct answer.
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