# Odd Man Out Questions for MAH-CET

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Question 1:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a)Â 17

b)Â 13

c)Â 63

d)Â 71

e)Â 23

Solution:

Except 63, all are prime numbers, hence 63 is the odd one.

=> Ans – (C)

Question 2:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a)Â Watermelon

b)Â Papaya

c)Â Jackfruit

d)Â Pineapple

e)Â Sweetlime

Solution:

Among the given options, only pineapple is grown underground, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (D)

Question 3:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a)Â Cuckoo

b)Â Crow

c)Â Bat

d)Â Parrot

e)Â Sparrow

Solution:

Except bat, all others are birds. Bat is a mammal, hence the odd one.

=> Ans – (C)

Question 4:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a)Â Fruit

b)Â Flower

c)Â Leaf

d)Â Petal

e)Â Tree

Solution:

Fruit, flower, leaf and petal are all parts of tree, hence tree is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 5:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

a)Â Yellow

b)Â Blue

c)Â Pink

d)Â Green

e)Â Red

Solution:

Except for pink, remaining colours are rainbow colours, hence pink is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (C)

Question 6:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

a)Â 23

b)Â 29

c)Â 37

d)Â 39

e)Â 31

Solution:

Apart from 39, all are prime numbers. Thus, 39 is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (D)

Question 7:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

a)Â PS

b)Â FI

d)Â KN

e)Â GD

Solution:

(A) : P (+3 letters) = S

(B) : FÂ (+3 letters) =Â I

(C) : AÂ (+3 letters) =Â D

(D) : KÂ (+3 letters) =Â N

(E) : GÂ (-3 letters) =Â D

=> Ans –Â (E)

Question 8:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â Bat

b)Â Spider

c)Â Mosquito

d)Â Butterfly

e)Â Cockroach

Solution:

Spider,Â Mosquito,Â Butterfly andÂ Cockroach are insects while bat is a bird, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (A)

Question 9:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â Orange

b)Â Apple

c)Â Guava

d)Â Papaya

e)Â Mango

Solution:

Apart from Mango, all have more than one seed, hence mango is the odd one.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 10:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â Table

b)Â Desk

c)Â Wardrobe

d)Â Computer

e)Â Chair

Solution:

Among the given options, only computer is an electrical appliance, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (D)

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Question 11:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â 21

b)Â 35

c)Â 42

d)Â 56

e)Â 49

Solution:

Among the given numbers, only 49 is a perfect square, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 12:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â 50

b)Â 65

c)Â 170

d)Â 255

e)Â 290

Solution:

(A) : 50 = $7^2+1$

(B) : 65 =Â $8^2+1$

(C) : 170 =Â $13^2+1$

(D) : 255 =Â $16^2-1$

(E) : 290 =Â $17^2+1$

=> Ans – (D)

Question 13:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â Hill

b)Â Valley

c)Â Dam

d)Â River

e)Â Mountain

Solution:

River is a natural water habitat, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (D)

Question 14:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â 24

b)Â 48

c)Â 32

d)Â 72

e)Â 64

Solution:

Among the given numbers, only 64 is a perfect square, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 15:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a)Â Garlic

b)Â Ginger

c)Â Carrot

e)Â Brinjal

Solution:

Garlic, ginger, carrot and radish grow below the surface, hence brinjal is the odd one.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 16:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â Leaf

b)Â Flower

c)Â Petal

d)Â Fruit

e)Â Tree

Solution:

Leaf, flower, petal and fruit are all parts of a tree, hence tree is the odd one.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 17:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

a)Â 17

b)Â 31

c)Â 23

d)Â 13

e)Â 35

Solution:

Except for 35, all the given numbers are prime numbers.

=> Ans – (E)

Question 18:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of their positions in English alphabet and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â HJG

b)Â PQN

c)Â DEB

d)Â TUR

e)Â KLI

Solution:

(A) : HÂ (+2 letters) = J (-3 letters) =Â G

(B) : PÂ (+1 letter) = QÂ (-3 letters) = N

(C) : DÂ (+1 letter) = E (-3 letters) =Â B

(D) : TÂ (+1 letter) = U (-3 letters) =Â R

(E) : KÂ (+1 letter) = L (-3 letters) =Â I

=> Ans – (A)

Question 19:Â Four of the following five pairs are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to that group 7

a)Â DONE : NOED

b)Â WANT : NATW

c)Â WITH : TIHW

d)Â JUST : SUTJ

e)Â HAVE : AVEH

Solution:

The pattern followed is that the middle two letters are swapped and written at the beginning and the first and last letters are revered and written at the end.

Eg :- D(ON)EÂ : (NO) ED

Similar pattern is observed in the next three options, but HAVE should be changed to VAEH

=> Ans – (E)

Question 20:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group, Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a)Â Clutch

b)Â Wheel

c)Â Break

d)Â Car

e)Â Gear