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Two Odd Ones Out 1

This quiz lists things you'd find in a hospital - which two are the odd ones out?

Two Odd Ones Out 1

Find the two odd ones out that don't match with the others.

In the 11-plus verbal reasoning 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.

By being methodical, you can work your way through this series of quizzes very easily. An example has been done to help you, so make sure to read it through carefully. This ensures that you have a firm grasp of what is required. Good luck!

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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:
apple, yellow, blue, green, pear
blue, green
yellow, blue
apple, green
apple, pear
apple, pear is the correct answer because the other three words are all colours, and apple and pear are fruits. It would have been more tricky if we had included 'orange' or 'lime' or 'lemon' because they are all colours and fruits!
2.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
corn, farm, wheat, potatoes, cow
farm, wheat
farm, cow
cow, potatoes
corn, cow
farm, cow is the correct answer because the other three words are all crops that are grown on a farm, and farm and cow are not
3.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
DVD, science fiction, history, book, comedy
DVD, science fiction
DVD, book
history, comedy
science fiction, book
DVD, book is the correct answer because the other three words are all types of movie or types of book, and DVD and book are not
4.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
car, ride, drive, bus, lorry
drive, bus
drive, car
bus, lorry
drive, ride
drive, ride is the correct answer because the other three words are all types of vehicle, and drive and ride are things we might do in them
5.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
January, March, June, July, October
January, March
June, October
July, October
March, October
March, October is the correct answer because the other three words are all months that start with 'J', and March and October are not
6.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
clown, circus, theatre, match, goalkeeper
clown, circus
match, goalkeeper
clown, goalkeeper
theatre, match
clown, goalkeeper is the correct answer because the other three words are all forms of entertainment we might go to, and clown and goalkeeper are people we might see there
7.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
floppy, smelly, skinny, feet, legs
floppy, legs
smelly, feet
skinny, legs
feet, legs
feet, legs is the correct answer because the other three words are all adjectives, and feet and legs are parts of the body. It's just a pity smelly feet and floppy legs can't be the answer! It's much funnier
8.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
scarf, knot, necktie, hat, wear
scarf, wear
necktie, hat
knot, wear
knot, necktie
knot, wear is the correct answer because the other three words are all items of clothing, and knot and wear are not. You might want to wear a knot, but you would look pretty silly!
9.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
scalpel, surgeon, stethoscope, nurse, thermometer
stethoscope, thermometer
scalpel, stethoscope
surgeon, nurse
scalpel, surgeon
surgeon, nurse is the correct answer because the other three words are all things a medical professional might use, and surgeon and nurse are professions or jobs
10.
Choose the two words that do not belong in this group of five words:
England, French, Icelandic, Germany, Russian
England, Germany
England, French
French, Russian
Icelandic, Germany
England, Germany is the correct answer because the other three words are all languages, or nationalities, and England and Germany are countries
Author:  Stephen O'Hara

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