Classification



Word Classification
In this type of questions various objects are classified on the basis of common features/properties names, places, uses, situations, origin etc.

Example 1 Find the Odd one.
1.)Violin 2.) Guitar 3.) Sitar 4.) Veena 5.)Table
Explanation Except ‘Tabla’ all others are string based musical instruments.

Example 2 Find the Odd one.
1.)Badminton 2.) Football 3.) Baseball 4.) Cricket 5.)Billiards
ExplanationExcept ‘Billiards’ all others are outdoor games.

Example 3 Find the Odd one.
1.)Rigveda 2.) Yajurveda 3.) Atharvaveda 4.) Ayurveda 5.)Samveda
ExplanationExcept ‘Ayurveda ’ all others are names of holy scriptures Vedas.

Example 4 Find the Odd one.
1.)Tricycle 2.) Trident 3.) Trifle 4.) Tricolour 5.)Trilogy
Explanation-Except ‘Trifle’ in all others ‘tri’ indicates ‘three’.

Example 5 Find the Odd one.
1.) Ant 2.) Bee 3.) Moth 4.) Midge 5.) Spider
Explanation Except ‘Spider’ all other insects having six legs.



Alphabet Classification

In this type of questions,five groups of letters are given.Four belong to one group while one is different and this is chosen by the candidate as an answer.

Example 1 Find the Odd one.
1.)PO 2.) FG 3.) XW 4.) TS 5.) ML
Explanation Except ‘FG’ all other groups contain two consecutive letters in reverse order.

Example 3 Find the Odd one.
1.)BY 2.) BT 3.) PV 4.) DW 5.) LO
Explanation Except ‘PV’ all other groups of two letters are opposite to each other in English alphabet.

Example 4 Find the Odd one.
1.) MP 2.) TW 3.) NQ 4.) BD 5.) HK
Explanation Except ‘BD’ all other have two letters between them.

Example 5 Find the Odd one.
1.)T 2.) Z 3.) P 4.) H 5.) Q
Explanation Except ‘Q’ all other letters occupy the even numbered position in English alphabet.

Example 6 Find the Odd one.
1.)DkUZ 2.) FoMY 3.) WaQS 4.) UXeN 5.) LPuB
Explanation Except ‘DkUZ’ all other small letters are Vowels.



Number Classification

To solve this type of questions, it is necessary to know about the squares(1-20 numbers),cubes(1-13 numbers) and prime numbers.

Example 1: Find the Odd one.
1.)19 2.) 17 3.) 13 4.) 27 5.) 37
Explanation Except 27 all others are prime numbers.

Example 2 Find the Odd one.
1.)99 2.) 143 3.) 132 4.) 88 5.) 126
Explanation Except 126 all others divisible by 11.

Example 3 Find the Odd one.
1.)16 2.) 25 3.) 36 4.) 289 5.) 264
Explanation - Except 264 all others are squares of natural numbers.

Example 4 Find the Odd one.
1.)169 2.) 121 3.) 225 4.) 441 5.) 196
Explanation Except 196 all others are the Squares of Odd numbers.

Example 5 Find the Odd one.
1.)108 2.) 102 3.) 153 4.) 207 5.) 126
Explanation Except 102 all others are divisible by 9.


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