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Q 1.

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Which words of the following do not have the same relationship as between the words CHARITABLE and SELFISH ?

A

ILLUMINATE and DAR-KEN

ADHERE and STICK TO

C

CHASTE and IMMORAL

D

SADISTIC and KINDHEARTED

Explanation

Charitable and selfish are antonymous to each other. But Adhere and Stick To are synonymous to each other.

Q 2.

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Which of the following word pair is not related in the same way as 'RETURNABLE' and 'NATURAL'?

A

RECIPROCAL and ORACLE

B

RECONSTRUCT and COUNTER

DEPARTMENT and MODERATE

D

EVALUATION and VIOLENT

Explanation

All the letters of word NATURAL are present in the word RETURNABLE.
In the case of third option, the letter 'O' of the second word is not present in the first word.

Q 3.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Withdrawal

B

Deduction

Deposit

D

Debit

Explanation

Except Deposit, all other words are relative synonyms of one another.

Q 4.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Pond-Lake

B

Pistol-Gun

C

Car-Bus

Church-Monument

Explanation

Except the pair of words given in alternative (d), all other pair of words indicate similar kind of items.

Q 5.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Insurance

B

Provident Fund

Salary

D

Shares

Explanation

Salary is the remuneration one gets in lieu of service rendered by him/her. But all others are types of investment (or deposit).

Q 6.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Mizoram

B

Sikkim

Kohima

D

Manipur

Explanation

Except Kohima all others are States of Union of India. Kohima is the capital of State of Nagaland.

Q 7.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

Amoeba

B

Bacteria

C

Germs

D

Microbes

Explanation

Except amoeba all others are multicellular organisms. Amoeba is a tiny living creature consisting of a single cell.

Q 8.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Herring

B

Shark

C

Barracuda

Whale

Explanation

Except Whale all others belong to class Pisces. Whale is a mammal.

Q 9.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Abundance

B

Plentiful

C

Copious

Ample

Explanation

Except Ample all others are synonymous to one another denoting quantity.

Q 10.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

node

B

abode

shy

D

across

Explanation

There is no vowel in the word 'shy'. Again 'shy' indicates expression of face.

Q 11.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

Microbe

B

Microfilm

C

Microphone

D

Microscope

Explanation

Microbe is living organism. Others are scientific apparatus.

Q 12.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Sociologist

B

Economist

Neurologist

D

Educationist

Explanation

Neurologist is related to medical profession. Others are related to the study of social sciences.

Q 13.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Sweet

B

Bitter

C

Salty

Insipid

Explanation

Except, Insipid, all others indicate a certain type of taste. Insipid means having almost no taste or flavour.

Q 14.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Lion

B

Goat

C

Tortoise

Centaur

Explanation

Except Centaur, all others are simple creatures. Centaur is a creature with a man's head, arms and upper body on a horse's body and legs.

Q 15.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Square

Circle

C

Rectangle

D

Triangle

Explanation

Except Circle, all others geometrical figures consists of straight lines

Q 16.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Cotton

Terene

C

Silk

D

Wool

Explanation

Except Terene, all others are natural fibres.

Q 17.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Light

Wave

C

Heat

D

Sound

Explanation

Except wave, all others are different forms of energy.

Q 18.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Distinguish

B

Scatter

C

Differentiate

Classification

Explanation

Classification denotes grouping.

Q 19.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Mother

B

Grandfather

C

Father

Wife

Explanation

Wife is different because others are blood related.

Q 20.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Foreward

Text

C

Index

D

Preface

Explanation

Text is different from other three.

Q 21.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

House

B

Apartment

C

Building

Society

Explanation

Society is conglomeration of people while all others are residential places.

Q 22.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

Crime-Blame

B

Short-Long

C

Poor- Rich

D

Light-Heavy

Explanation

In all other pairs the two words are antonymous to each other.

Q 23.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Plant-Flower

Chair-Sofa

C

Face-Eye

D

Tree-Stem

Explanation

Flower is a part of Plant, Eye is a part of Face and Stem is a part of Tree. But Chair and Sofa are different types of furniture.

Q 24.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Kennel

B

Stable

Lock

D

Den

Explanation

Kennel is a shelter for a pet dog. Stable (Noun) is a building in which horses are kept and fed. Den is the living place of lion. Lock (Noun) means a device for fastening a door, lid etc. which requires a key to work it.

Q 25.

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Find the odd word pair from the given responses.

A

Telephone

B

Tape-Recorder

C

Transistor

Telescope

Explanation

Except Telescope, all others are audio devices. Telescope is used to observe distant objects.