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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:

a) Fast

b) Quick

c) Sudden

d) Rapid

e) Speedy

Solution:

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

=> Ans – (C)

Question 2:

a) Triumph

b) Win

c) Success

d) Growth

e) 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:

a) XZTV

b) QSMO

c) VXSU

d) FHBD

e) MOIK

Solution:

(A) : X (+2 letters) = Z (-6 letters) = T (+2 letters) = V

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

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

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

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

=> Ans – (C)

Question 4:

a) LOK

b) WZV

c) RUQ

d) DFC

e) ILH

Solution:

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

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

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

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

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

=> Ans – (D)

Question 5:

a) TOQR

b) YTUV

c) KFHI

d) WRTU

e) QLNO

Solution:

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

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

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

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

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

=> Ans – (B)

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Question 6: 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) Stem

b) Tree

c) Root

d) Branch

e) Leaf

Solution:

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

=> Ans – (B)

Question 7: 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) Violin

b) Harp

c) Guitar

d) Flute

e) 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: ‘Talk’ is related to ‘Speak’ in a certain way. Similarly, ‘Honest’ is related to ‘Truthful’. Following the same logic, ‘Listen’ is related to ‘……………………….’

a) Music

b) Ears

c) Hear

d) Ignore

e) Sound

Solution:

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

=> Ans – (C)

Question 9: 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) Rose

b) Marigold

c) Lotus

d) Hibiscus

e) Jasmine

Solution:

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

=> Ans – (C)

Question 10: 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) 29

b) 85

c) 147

d) 125

e) 53

Solution:

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

=> Ans – (D)

Question 11: 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) Paper

b) Pencil

c) Pen

d) Marker

e) 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: 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) Sweet

b) Cake

c) Pastry

e) 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: 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) 78

b) 48

c) 62

d) 54

e) 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: 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) Think

b) Reflect

c) Speak

d) Consider

e) Ponder

Solution:

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

=> Ans – (C)

Question 15: 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) 49

b) 36

c) 16

d) 27

e) 25