Odd Man Out - Solved Examples


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Q 1 − 27,37,49,63,78,97

Options :

A - 78

B - 37

C - 49

D - 79

Answer - A

Explanation

The addition sequence is 10,12,14,16. So 78 is a odd man in the sequence. Hence A is the answer.


Q 2 − 108,120,132,144,156,164

Options :

A - 156

B - 164

C - 120

D - 108

Answer - B

Explanation

Each number is added with 12 so 156 + 12 = 168. 164 is odd man hence option B is correct.


Q 3 − 235,225,215,210,195

Options :

A - 235

B - 210

C - 215

D - 195

Answer - B

Explanation

Each number is subtracted by 10 hence the final answer is option B because it is odd man in the sequence.


Q 4 − 65,62,60,57,55,51

Options :

A - 51

B - 65

C - 57

D - 62

Answer - A

Explanation

The subtraction sequence is -3,-2,-3,-2. So 51 is the odd man and is the answer.


Q 5 − 88,80,70,62,52,45,34

Options :

A - 88

B - 45

C - 80

D - 64

Answer - B

Explanation

The subtraction sequence is -8,-10,-8,-10. So 45 is the odd man. Hence option B is correct.


Q 6 − Three of the following four are same in a certain way and hence form a group. Find out the one which does not belong to that group.

Options :

A - Violet

B - Black

C - Green

D - Red

Answer - B

Explanation

Except black, all others are colours of rainbow.


Q 7 − Three of the following four are same in a certain way and hence form a group. Find out the one which does not belong to that group.

Options :

A - Bedroom

B - City

C - Town

D - Country

Answer - A

Explanation

Except bedroom, all others are human settlements.


Q 8 − Three of the following four are same in a certain way and hence form a group. Find out the one which does not belong to that group.

Options :

A - Reader

B - Publisher

C - Printer

D - Writer

Answer - A

Explanation

All other persons work for readers.


Q 9 − Three of the following four are same in a certain way and hence form a group. Find out the one which does not belong to that group.

Options :

A - Fragrance

B - Incense

C - Aroma

D - Pungent smell

Answer - D

Explanation

All others except pungent smell are used for good fragrance.


Q 10 − Three of the following four are same in a certain way and hence form a group. Find out the one which does not belong to that group.

Options :

A - Bus

B - Train

C - Tram

D - Tractor

Answer - D

Explanation

Tractor is meant for farming.



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