How To Solve Odd Man Out Question Quickly

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How To Solve Odd Man Out Question Quickly

This topic depends upon all basic concepts we have studied till now in this aptitude session. Numbers, Alphabet Classifications, Word Classifications

Odd Man Out Questions Example- Ass, Donkey, Camel, Giraffe

Solution – Giraffe

How To Solve Odd Man Out Questions:-

Definition:

A person or thing differing from all other members of a particular group or set in some way comes under the odd man out problems. Under these problems, question follows a certain pattern or a group except one option. Classification head categorizes this type of problems. The element which is not the same and doesn’t belong to that group will be the solution of the question

Solve Odd Man out Questions: Alphabet Classification

Question.1

Find the odd man out.

Options:

A.  PM
B.  GD
C.  XS
D.  OL
E.  HE

Answer: C
Explanation:

In each series first letter is 2 times + of first letter which is not in the C option.

Question.2

Choose the option which is different among the group?

Options:

A.  A
B.  I
C.  E
D.  R
E.  O

Answer: D
Explanation:

All the options are vowels, while option D is a consonant.

Question.3

Choose the option which is different among the group?

Options:

A.  QMS
B.  SOU
C.  HDJ
D.  KIM
F.  FBH

Answer: D
Explanation:

Q-4 M+6S, S-4 O+6U, H-4 D+6J, K-2I+4M and F-4B+6H
Except option D, all other groups follows similar pattern.

Question 4

In each of following questions, four words have been given of which three are alike in some way and one is different. Choose the odd one out.

A. Dollar
B. Peso
C. Ounce
D. Euro

Explanation: All except Ounce are names of currencies, while Ounce is a unit of weight.

How To Solve Odd Man out Question Quickly: Word Classification

Question.5

Pick the odd word

Options:

A.  Tata Consultancy Services
B.  HCL Technologies
C.  Larsen & Toubro Infotech
D.  Microsoft
E.  Infosys

Answer: D
Explanation:

Microsoft is a world’s top IT Company, having headquartered in Redmond, Washington, while others are Indian origin IT companies.

Question.6

Find the one which does not belong to that group ?

Options:

A.  Dispur
B.  Gandhinagar
C.  Calicut
D.  Shimla
E.  Ranchi

Answer: C
Explanation:

Dispur, Gandhinagar, Shimla and Ranchi are state capitals, while Calicut is not a state capital.

Question.7

Choose the option which is different among the group?

Options:

A.  Chart
B.  Trap
C.  Smart
D.  Part
E.  Cart

Answer: B
Explanation:

Chart, Smart, Part and Cart, are rhyming words, but Trap does not sound similarly.

Questions 8

Pick the odd one out

A. Direct
B. Counsel
C. Advice
D. Suggest

Explanations- Direct

how to solve odd man out question quickly

How To Solve Odd Man Out Questions: Number Classification

Question.9

Pick the odd one out

5-20-35, 11-33-66, 4-12-21, 25-75-125

Options:

A.   5-20-35
B    11-33-66
C    4-12-21
D.   25-75-125

Answer: C
Explanation:

In all the options except C, digits are divisible by the first number while in option C (21 is not divisible by 4).

Question.10

1, 4, 9, 16, 20, 36, 49

Options:

A.  1
B.  20
C.  9
D.  49

Answer: B
Explanation:

The pattern is 1², 2², 3², 4², 5², 6², 7².

Question.11

What comes next in this sequence?

225, 198, 173, 150, 129, 110 ?

Options:

A.  83
B.  85
C.  93
D.  91

Answer: C
Explanation:

The given number series follows a pattern that
225, 198, 173, 150, 129, 110, 93
-27  -25   -23   -21  -19  -17      => 110 – 17 = 93

Question 12

Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.

582, 605, 588, 611, 634, 617, 600

A. 634
B. 611
C. 605
D. 600

Explanation:

Alternatively 23 is added and 17 is subtracted from the terms. So, 634 is wrong.

Question 13

194, 194, 191, 183, 168, ?

Find the next number in the above series? 

A. 154
B. 156
C. 144
D. 143

Explanation:

Here the series follows,

194

194 – (1×1 – 1) = 194

194 – (2×2 – 1) = 191

191 – (3×3 – 1) = 183

183 – (4×4 – 1) = 168

168 – (5×5 – 1) = 144

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