Monday, July 8, 2013

3 More Free Scrambled Paragraphs

Answers are below the scrambled paragraph exercises:

At the end of World War Two, the Viet Minh announced Vietnamese independence.
_____ (Q) He was determined, however, to reunite Vietnam.
_____ (R) The French refused to relinquish their former colony, however, and in 1946, war broke out.
_____ (S) After eight years of war, the French were defeated and forced to agree to peace talks in Geneva.
_____ (T) By the early 1960s, North Vietnamese-backed guerrillas, the Vietcong, were attacking the South Vietnamese military.
_____ (U) The country was then split into a communist north and non-communist south and Ho Chi Minh became president of North Vietnam.


{Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of psychological depression some people experience in the fall and winter due to a lesser degree of sunlight.}

Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder usually begin in October or November and subside in March or April.  

_____ (Q) Regardless of the time of onset, most patients don’t feel fully “back to normal” until early May.   

_____ (R) Treatment planning, in fact, needs to match the severity of the condition for the individual. 
_____ (S) Depressions are usually mild to moderate, but they can be severe.   

_____ (T) Safety is the first consideration in all assessment of depression, as suicide can be a risk for more severe depressive symptoms. 
_____ (U) Some patients begin to “slump” as early as August, while others remain well until January.

{{ This paragraph is somewhat tricky because there are basically two parts to this paragraph - and there is no smooth transition between the parts.  It's important, therefore, to determine which the 1st sentence after the original sentence should be. Basically, one part of the paragraph logically comes before the other part.}}

At that time, the early 1960s, long hair on a man was considered absolutely outrageous.

_____ (Q) Indeed, it’s no coincidence that they arrived at the time in which the women’s movement was just beginning in the culture. 

_____ (R) Very quickly the Beatles changed the way men looked, the way men thought about the way they looked and, ultimately, our ideals of masculinity. 

_____ (S) The Beatles also galvanized women. 

_____ (T) After the Beatles came to America, that model was washed out forever. 

_____ (U) Before they arrived, the model for maleness in the culture, for lack of a better term, consisted of people like John Wayne and Gary Cooper.

Answers below:


Ho Chi Minh ----->  4,1,2,5,3    4__Q, 1__R, 2__S, 5__T, 3__U
SAD -------> 2,4,3,5,1
The Beatles -----> 5,1,4,3,2