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Question 20 : The four sentences (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4) below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer:
1. But today there is an epochal challenge to rethink and reconstitute the vision and practice of development as a shared responsibility – a sharing which binds both the agent and the audience, the developed world and the developing, in a bond of shared destiny.
2. We are at a crossroads now in our vision and practice of development.
3. This calls for the cultivation of an appropriate ethical mode of being in our lives which enables us to realize this global and planetary situation of shared living and responsibility.
4. Half a century ago, development began as a hope for a better human possibility, but in the last fifty years, this hope has lost itself in the dreary desert of various kinds of hegemonic applications.

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Sentence 2 states the main idea of the passage and is the best opening sentence. 41 is a unit: sentence 4 explains how development began half a century ago and how it lost its way. Sentence 1 explains the view on the vision and practice of development today. Sentence 3 carries forward the idea in 2 and states what the rethink and reconstitution of development entails. So, 2413 is the correct order.

The answer is '2413'

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