Two Odd Ones Out 2

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Two Odd Ones Out 2

This 11-plus verbal reasoning quiz challenges you to find the odd ones out. There are two odd ones out in the list of words. Three words are related, and two words do not belong with the others. Find the two words that do NOT go with these three and choose the correct button from the four choices available.

The easiest way to do these quizzes is to look at the first word, and then compare the second. If they seem to go together, look at the third and compare it with the first two. If it doesn't match, go to the next word and compare it.

If you found the first in this series fun to do, you will really enjoy this quiz, but look out for tricky questions where you really have to think hard before answering!

An example has been done to help you.

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Example: red, white, flag, blue, pole
flag white
red white
white pole
flag pole
Answer: flag pole is the correct answer because the other three words are all colours, and flag and pole are not.
  1. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    zebra, emu, elephant, whale, flamingo
    emu, flamingo is the correct answer because the other three words are all mammals and emu and flamingo are birds
  2. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    teacher, architect, electrician, mechanic, pharmacist
    We warned you that some questions would be really tricky! electrician, pharmacist is the correct answer because the other three words are jobs or professions which have the letters "ch" in them and electrician and pharmacist are not
  3. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    partied, depart, parted, petard, adapter
    partied, adapter is the correct answer because the other three words are all 6 letter words, and are all anagrams of each other and partied and adapter are neither of these things
  4. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    shoes, feet, slippers, toes, boots
    feet, toes is the correct answer because the other three words are all forms of footwear and feet and toes are parts of your body
  5. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    Wii, Assassin's Creed, X-Box 360, Fifa 13, Nintendo DS
    Assassin's Creed, Fifa 13 is the correct answer because the other three words are all games consoles and Assassin's Creed and Fifa 13 are games you can play on them
  6. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    water, coffee, milk, tea, lemonade
    water, milk is the correct answer because the other three words are all drinks made from crops which are grown in the ground and water and milk are not. Water comes from rainfall and milk comes from cows
  7. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    door, roof, picture, floor, fridge
    picture, fridge is the correct answer because the other three words are all parts of a house and picture and fridge are things that are put into a house
  8. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    terrier, persian, corgi, greyhound, manx
    persian, manx is the correct answer because the other three words are all types of dog and persian and manx are types of cat
  9. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    old, young, ancient, youthful, aged
    young, youthful is the correct answer because the other three words are all synonyms for old and young and youthful are words meaning young
  10. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    trainers, jeans, jumper, jacket, vest
    trainers, vest is the correct answer because the other three words are all items of clothing that start with a 'j' and trainers and vest are not

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