Two Odd Ones Out 3

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Two Odd Ones Out 3

Look for related words in these 11-plus verbal reasoning two odd ones out quizzes in order to eliminate them.

In the questions that follow, 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. American comedian Demetri Martin loves puzzles, but he loves being outdoors doing things as well. He says, "I want to make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says 'go outside." Follow his advice and enjoy Odd Ones Out quiz number 3, then go outside. 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:
    ankle, wrist, femur, elbow, knee
    wrist, elbow is the correct answer because the other three words are all parts of the leg and wrist and elbow are parts of the arm
  2. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    quickly, speeding, speedily, hurriedly, flying
    speeding, flying is the correct answer because the other three words are all adverbs describing how something was done and speeding and flying are verbs showing what action was being done
  3. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    yacht, ocean, canoe, kayak, river
    ocean, river is the correct answer because the other three words are all types of boat, or craft, and ocean and river are types of water you could go on in such a craft
  4. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    chair, bed, sofa, stool, cot
    bed, cot is the correct answer because the other three words are all designed for sitting on and bed and cot are designed for sleeping in
  5. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    field, meadow, farm, mountain, pasture
    farm, mountain is the correct answer because the other three words are all different ways pieces of land can be described and mountain and farm are types of ground
  6. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    duck, emu, goose, hawk, ostrich
    emu, ostrich is the correct answer because the other three words are all birds which can fly and emu and ostrich are both flightless birds. You know why the emu crossed the road? To prove he wasn't chicken
  7. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    salmon, whale, cod, shark, dolphin
    whale, dolphin is the correct answer because the other three words are all fish and whale and dolphin are mammals
  8. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    supper, biscuit, dinner, breakfast, snack
    biscuit, snack is the correct answer because the other three words are all meals which are eaten at specific times of day and biscuit and snack are things that can be eaten at any time
  9. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    chat, discuss, shout, converse, whisper
    shout, whisper is the correct answer because the other three words are all ways of having a conversation between two people and shout and whisper are types of speech by just one person. Converse is the verb where we get the noun conversation from
  10. Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
    blink, sniff, wink, inhale, stare
    sniff, inhale is the correct answer because the other three words are all things we do with our eyes and sniff and inhale are things we do with our nose or mouth

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