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Classification

Classification – Practice Questions

The section Classification Practice Questions has all the different types of questions that may be formulated from the concepts that we have seen. After reading the other topics we highly advise you to check your knowledge and assert the clarity of concepts by going through the following section. The answers to each question have been provided below.

Classification Practice Questions

‘Classification’ means ‘to assert the items of a given group on the basis of certain common quality they possess and then spot the stranger out’. In this test, you are given a group of certain items, out of which all except one are similar to one another in some manner. The candidate is required to choose this one item which does not fit into the given group. Here we will see all the questions from this section that may be asked in the exams that you are about to appear in. Let us begin!

Type 1: Choosing The Odd Word

Classification - Practice Questions

Directions: In each of the following questions, five words have been given, out of which four are alike in some manner and the fifth one is different. Choose out the odd one.

Q1: (a) Kiwi (b) Eagle (c) Emu (f) Penguin (e) Ostrich

Q2: (a) Lake (b) Sea (c) River (d) Pool (e) Pond

Q3: (a) Arrow (b) Axe (c) Knife (d) Dagger (e) Sword

Q4: (a) Sun (b) Moon (c) Star (d) Mars (e) Universe (Bank P.O. 1997)

Q5: (a) House (b) Cottage (c) School (f) Palace (e) Hut

Q6: (a) Turtle (b) Lamb (c) Colt (d) Bitch (e) Farrow

Q7: (a) Fox (b) Wolf (c) Jackal (f) Deer (e) Panther

Q8: (a) Cap (b) Turban (c) Helmet (d) Veil (e) Hat

Q9: (a) Physics (b) Chemistry (c) Geography (d) Botany (e) Zoology

Q10: (a) Deck (6) Quay ic) Stern (d) Bow (e) Mast     (M.BA 1997)

Q11: (a) Assassinate (b) Kill (c) Kidnap (d) Stab (e) Murder

Q12: (a) Rat (b) Squirrel (c) Mongoose (d) Mole (e) Porcupine

Q13: (a) Skull (b) Appendix (c) Pelvis (d) Fibula (e) Vertebra

Q14: (a) Canoe (b) Igloo (c) Yacht (d) Dinghy (e) Raft

Q15. (a) Leone (b) Dirham (c) Baht (d) Lempira (e) Cortes

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: (b), Q2: (c), Q3: (a), Q4: (e), Q5: (c), Q6: (d), Q7: (d), Q8: (d), Q9: (c), Q10: (b), Q11: (c), Q12: (c), Q13: (b), Q14: (b), Q15: (e).

Type 2: Choosing The Odd Pair Of Words

In this type of questions, certain pairs of words are given out of which the words in all the pairs except one, bear a certain common relationship. The candidate is required to decipher this relationship and choose the pair in which the words are differently related, as the answer.

Directions (Questions 1 to 10): In each of the following questions, five pairs of words are given out of which the words in four pairs bear a certain common relationship. Choose the pair in which the words are differently related.

Q1: (a) Masons: Wall (b) Cobbler: Shoe (c) Farmer: Crop (d) Chef : Cook (e) Choreographer: Ballet

Q2: (a) Bottle: Wine (b) Cup: Tea (c) Pitcher: Water (d) Ball: Bat (e) Inkpot: Ink

Q3: (a) Stallion: Colt (b) Horse: More (c) Dog: Bitch (d) Drake: Duck (e) Drone: Bee

Q4: (a) Ornithology: Birds (b) Mycology: Fungi (c) Biology: Botany (d) Phycology: Algae (e) Entomology: Insects

Q5: (a) Daring: Timid (b) Beautiful: Pretty (c) Clear: Vague (e) Native: Alien (d) Youth: Adult

Q6: (a) Fish: Shoal (b) Cow: Herd (c) Sheep: flock (d) Man: Mob (e) Bee: Swarm

Q7: (a) Lion: Roar (b) Snake: Hiss (c) Frog: Bleat (d) Bees: Hum (e) Birds: Chirp

Q8: (a) Atom: Electron (b) Train: Engine (c) House: Room (d) Scooter: Gears (e) Curd: Milk

Q9: (a) Farmer: Plough (b) Butcher: Chopper (c) House: Room (d) Jockey: Tack (e) Lumberjack: Axe

Q10: (a) Pascal: Pressure (b) Watt: Power (c) Ampere: Current (d) Radian: Degree (e) Joule: Energy

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: (d), Q2: (d), Q3: (a), Q4: (c), Q5: (b), Q6: (d), Q7: (c), Q8: (e), Q9: (c), Q10: (d)

Type 3: Choosing The Odd Numeral

Directions (Questions 1 to 10) : In each of the following questions, five numbers are given. Out of these, four are alike in a certain way but the rest one is different. Choose the one which is different from the rest four.

Q1: (a) 43 (6) 53 (c) 63 (d) 73 (e) 83        (Bank P.O. 1996)

Q2: (a) 10 (b) 26 (c)24 (d) 21 (e) 18

Q3: (a) 51 (6) 144 (c) 64 (d) 121 (e) 256     (B.8.RJ*. 1995)

Q4: (a) 15 (6) 21 (c) 24 (d) 28 (e) 30

Q5: (a) 324 (b) 244 (c) 136 (d) 352 (e) 514

Q6: (a) 6 (b) 12 (c) 18 (d) 9 (e) 7             (S.C.H.A. 1993)

Q7: (a) 45 (b) 99 (c) 109 (d) 126 (e) 207

Q8: (a) 27 (b) 125 (c) 343 (d) 729 (e) 1321

Q9: (a) 21 (b) 39 (c) 51 (d) 63 (e) 83      (S.B.I. P.O. 1997)

Q10: (a) 35 (b) 49 (c) 50 (d) 63 (e) 140

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: (c), !2: (d), Q3: (a), Q4: (d), Q5: (a), Q6: (e), Q7: (c), Q8: (e), Q9: (e), Q10: (c).

Type 4: Choosing The Odd Numeral Pair/Group

In this type of questions, certain pairs/groups of numbers are given out of which all except one are similar in some manner while one is different. The numbers in these similar pairs may have the same property or may be related to each other according to the same rule. The candidate is required to choose the odd pair/group.

Directions: Choose the odd numeral pair/group in each of the following questions:

Q 1: (a) 95 – 82 (b) 69 – 56 (c) 55 – 42 (d) 48 – 34   [I. Tax, 1996]

Q 2: (a) 2 – 8 (b) 3 – 27 (c) 4 – 32 (d) 6 – 125

Q 3: (a) 80 – 9 (b) 64 – 8 (c) 36 – 6 (d) 7 – 49    [C.B.L 1997]

Q 4: (a) 3 – 5 (b) 5 – 3 (c) 6 – 2 (d) 7 – 3   [C.A.T 1997]

Q 5: (a) 1 – 0 (b) 3 – 8 (c) 6 – 35 (d) 7 – 50

Find Your Answers Here

Q 1: (d), Q 2: (c), Q 3: (a), Q 4: (d), Q 5: (d).

Type 5: Choosing The Odd Letter Group

In this type of questions, usually, five groups of letters are given. Four of them are similar to each other in some manner while one is different and this is to be chosen by the candidate as the answer.

Directions : In each of the following questions, five groups of letters are given. Four of them are alike in a certain way while one is different. Choose the odd one.

Q1: (a) DE (6) PQ (c)TU (d) MO (e) FG     (Bank P.O. 1994)

Q2: (a) XW (ft) FG (c) ML (d) PO (e) TS    (ULC. 1994)

Q3: (a) BD (ft) MP (c) NQ (d) HK (e) TW  (B.S.R.B. 1997)

Q4: (a) AE (ft) AI (c) 10 (d) EI (e) OU

Q5: (a) KP (ft) MN (c) HR (d) GT (e) EV   (Bank P.O. 1998)

Q6: (a) VT (ft) MQ (r) PR W) DF (e) FG    (Bank P.O. 1996)

Q7: (a) BCD (ft) NPR (c) KLM (rf) RQP (e) HGF   (S.B.I. P.O. 1991)

Q8: (a) ABD (ft) FGI (c) LMO W) STU (e) WXZ

Q9: (a) HGF (ft) XWV (c) NML (d) OPQ (c) UTS  (B.S.R.B. 1998)

Q10: (a) ACE (ft) PRT (c) UWY (d) MNO (e) GIK

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: (d), Q2: (b), Q3: (a), Q4: (b), Q5: (c), Q6: (e), Q7: (b), Q8: (d), Q9: (d), Q10: (d).

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