Classification


1.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. Lion
B. Tiger
C. Hyena
D. Elephant

Option D

Except elephant all other animals are carnivorous elephant is herbivorous.
 

2.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. 169
B. 179
C. 135
D. 149

Option A

The rest are not square of a number.
 

3.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. 131
B. 151
C. 184
D. 161

Option D

The digit-sums are as follows: 131 → 1 + 3 + 1 = 5 151 → 1 + 5 + 1 = 7 181 → 1 + 8 + 1 = 10 → 1 + 0 = 1 171 → 1 + 7 + 1 = 9 161 → 1 + 6 + 1 = 8 Only 161 has its digit-sum even.
 

4.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. 226
B. 290
C. 360
D. 170

Option C

After a close look you will get the exact 360 each number is one more than square of a natural number, i.e., 226 = 152+ 1 ; 290 = 172+ 1 ; 170 = 132+ 1 ; 122 = 2+ 1.
 

5.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. Guava
B. Orange
C. Apple
D. Lichi

Option D

Lichi has only one seed inside where as others have many seeds.
 

6.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

A. 72
B. 42
C. 152
D. 110

Option C

72 = 92 - 9 42 = 72 - 7 152 = 122 + 8 110 = 112 - 11 156 = 132 - 13 Except 152, others show the trend x2 - x.

7.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. Cheese
B. Butter
C. Milk
D. Curd

Option C

Others are the products made from milk.
 

8.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
 

A. 143
B. 63
C. 195
D. 257

Option D

The given numbers can be written as follows : 143 = 122-1 ; 63 = 82-1 ; 195 = 142-1 ; 15 = 42-1 ; But, 257 = 162+1  Obviously, except 257, others can be written in the form of x2-1.
 

9.

In this question, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one?

A. Coriander
B. Jasmine
C. Lotus
D. Lily

Option A

All except Coriander are flowers.

10.

In this question, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one?
 

A. Gujarat
B. Maharashtra
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. West Bengal

Option C

All except Utter Pradesh have sea-coast.

11.

In this question, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one?
 

A. Month
B. Year
C. Fortnight
D. Season

Option D

All except Season are precise measurements for days.
 

12.

In this question, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one?
 

A. Collection
B. Compilation
C. Cluster
D. Assemblage

Option C

All except Cluster denote collection of selected items.
 

13.

In this question, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one?
 

A. December
B. February
C. March
D. July

Option B

All except February are months with 31 days, while February has 28 or 29 days.
 

14.

In this question, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one?
 

A. Raid
B. Attack
C. Assault
D. Defence

Option D

All except Defence are forms of attacks.
 

15.

Choose the number pair/group which is different from others?
 

A. 7: 22
B. 12 : 37
C. 8 : 33
D. 15 : 46

Option D

In all other pairs, 2nd number = (1st number × 3) + 1.
 

16.

Find the odd one out

A. Flower : Petal
B. Circle : Arc
C. Cover : Page
D. Chair : Leg

Option C

In all other pairs, second is a part of the first.
 

17.

Find the odd one out
 

A. Crusade
B. campaign
C. expedition
D. cruise

Option D

Cruise = a sea voyage for pleasure.
All other words are related to ‘journey on land, sea with an aim’
 

18.

Choose the word which is least like the others word in a group?
 

A. Day
B. Calendar
C. Date
D. Month

Option B

All others are parts of a calendar.

19.

Choose the number which is different from others in the group?
 

A. 64
B. 162
C. 27
D. 144

Option D

Each of the numbers except 144, is a perfect cube.
 

20.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Football
B. Volleyball
C. Cricket
D. Chess

Option D

All except Chess are outdoor games.
 

21.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Feathers
B. Tentacles
C. Scales
D. Pseudopodia

Option A

All except Feathers are organs for movement in different organisms.
 

22.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Sheep
B. Gazelle
C. Ibex
D. Shrew

Option B

All except Gazelle are animals found in the mountains.
 

23.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Japan
B. India
C. Sri Lanka
D. New Zeland

Option B

All except India are islands, while India is a peninsula.
 

24.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

 

A. Cumin
B. Groundnut
C. Cinnamon
D. Pepper

Option B

All except Groundnut are spices.
 

25.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Chameleon
B. Crocodile
C. Alligator
D. Locust

Option D

All except Locust are reptiles, while locust is an insect.
 

26.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

 

A. Kanpur
B. Allahabad
C. Varanasi
D. Mathura

Option D

All except Mathura are cities situated on the banks of Ganga river.
 

27.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Hangar
B. Platform
C. Dock
D. Park

Option D

All except Park are halting places of various transport means.
 

28.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Ayurveda
B. Yajurveda
C. Atharvaveda
D. Rigveda

Option A

All except Ayurveda are names of holy scriptures, the four Vedas. Ayurveda is a branch of medicine.
 

29.

Choose the word which is different from the rest.
 

A. Cap
B. Turban
C. Helmet
D. Veil

Option D

All except Veil cover the head, while veil covers the face.
 

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