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# Odd Sentences Questions for MAH-CET

Instructions

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 ?

Question 1:Â

a)Â Fast

b)Â Quick

c)Â Sudden

d)Â Rapid

e)Â Speedy

Solution:

Fast, quick, rapid and speedy are synonyms, thus sudden is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (C)

Question 2:Â

a)Â Triumph

b)Â Win

c)Â Success

d)Â Growth

e)Â Victory

Solution:

The words ‘triumph’, ‘win’, ‘success’ and ‘victory’ are synonyms, thus growth is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

<p “=””>Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the English alphabetical series and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

Question 3:Â

a)Â XZTV

b)Â QSMO

c)Â VXSU

d)Â FHBD

e)Â MOIK

Solution:

(A) : XÂ (+2 letters) = Z (-6 letters) = TÂ (+2 letters) = V

(B) : QÂ (+2 letters) = S (-6 letters) = M (+2 letters) = O

(C) : VÂ (+2 letters) = X (-5 letters) = S (+2 letters) = U

(D) : FÂ (+2 letters) = H (-6 letters) = B (+2 letters) = D

(E) : MÂ (+2 letters) = O (-6 letters) = I (+2 letters) = K

=> Ans – (C)

Question 4:Â

a)Â LOK

b)Â WZV

c)Â RUQ

d)Â DFC

e)Â ILH

Solution:

(A) : LÂ (+3 letters) = O (-4 letters) = K

(B) : WÂ (+3 letters) = Z (-4 letters) = V

(C) : RÂ (+3 letters) = U (-4 letters) = Q

(D) : DÂ (+2 letters) = F (-4 letters) = C

(E) : IÂ (+3 letters) = L (-4 letters) = H

=> Ans – (D)

Question 5:Â

a)Â TOQR

b)Â YTUV

c)Â KFHI

d)Â WRTU

e)Â QLNO

Solution:

(A) : T (-5 letters) = OÂ (+2 letters) = Q (+1 letter) = R

(B) : YÂ (-5 letters) = T (+1 letter) = U (+1 letter) = V

(C) : KÂ (-5 letters) = F (+2 letters) = H (+1 letter) = I

(D) : WÂ (-5 letters) = R (+2 letters) = T (+1 letter) = U

(E) : QÂ (-5 letters) = L (+2 letters) = N (+1 letter) = O

=> Ans – (B)

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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 that group?

a)Â Stem

b)Â Tree

c)Â Root

d)Â Branch

e)Â Leaf

Solution:

Stem, root, branch and leaf are all parts of a tree, hence tree is the odd one.

=> Ans – (B)

Question 7:Â Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group, which isthe one tat does not belong to that group?

a)Â Violin

b)Â Harp

c)Â Guitar

d)Â Flute

e)Â Sitar

Solution:

Apart from flute, all of violin, guitar, harp and sitar are string instruments, hence flute is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (D)

Question 8:Â â€˜Talkâ€™ is related to â€˜Speakâ€™ in a certain way. Similarly, â€˜Honestâ€™ is related to â€˜Truthfulâ€™. Following the same logic, â€˜Listenâ€™ is related to â€˜â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.â€™

a)Â Music

b)Â Ears

c)Â Hear

d)Â Ignore

e)Â Sound

Solution:

Talk-Speak, Honest-truthful are synonyms, hence synonym of listen is hear.

=> Ans – (C)

Question 9: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 Rose

b)Â Marigold

c)Â Lotus

d)Â Hibiscus

e)Â Jasmine

Solution:

Among the given options, only lotus grows in water, hence it is the odd one.

=> Ans – (C)

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

a)Â 29

b)Â 85

c)Â 147

d)Â 125

e)Â 53

Solution:

Apart from $125=5^3$, none of the numbers are perfect cube.

=> Ans – (D)

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 the group ?

a)Â Paper

b)Â Pencil

c)Â Pen

d)Â Marker

e)Â Highlighter

Solution:

Pencil, pen, marker and highlighter all contain an ink to write or mark, hence paper is the odd one.

=> Ans – (A)

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 Sweet

b)Â Cake

c)Â Pastry

e)Â Biscuit

Solution:

Cake, pastry, bread and biscuits are all made in bakery using breads, hence sweet is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (A)

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 78

b)Â 48

c)Â 62

d)Â 54

e)Â 42

Solution:

Only 48 is a multiple of 4, all are multiples of only 2, hence 48 is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (B)

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

a)Â Think

b)Â Reflect

c)Â Speak

d)Â Consider

e)Â Ponder

Solution:

Think, reflect, consider and ponder are synonyms, hence speak (in the form of language) is the odd one.

=> Ans – (C)

Question 15:Â Four of the following live are alike in a certain way and hcitce a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group ?

a)Â 49

b)Â 36

c)Â 16

d)Â 27

e)Â 25