Question of the Day (02-Nov-19)
The question consists of a paragraph in which the first and last sentences are fixed and the sentences in between are jumbled. Choose from among the options the most logical order of the intermediate sentences.
I. On the surface and along the banks of the river alligators play sport; mocason snakes twist their way along, and scouring kingfishers croak in the balmy air.
A. He will not approach disguised; he will politely give us warning.
B. At present it only presented a few beds rank with weeds.
C. We emerged from the mossy walk and reached a slab fence, dilapidated and broken, which enclosed an area of an acre of ground, in the centre of which stood the mansion: the area seemed to have been a garden, which, in former days, may have been cultivated with great care.
D. If a venerable rattlesnake warn us, we need not fear- being an honourable snake partaking of the old southerner's affected chivalry.
II. We were told the gardener had been dismissed in consideration of his more lucrative services in the corn-field.