Classification – Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers

These types of questions based on Classification which are mostly asked in various competitive examinations.

Classification means ‘to assort the items’ of a given group on the basis of a certain common quality they possess and then spot the stranger or ‘odd one out. These questions are based on words, letter and numerals.


Q1. Choose the number which is different from others in the group?
A. 64
B. 162
C. 27
D. 144

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Answer: D. 144-Each of the numbers except 144, is a perfect cube.

Q2. Choose the word which is least like the other words.
A. Barber
B. Carpenter
C. Blacksmith
D. Tailor

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Answer: A. Barber-All except Barber requires raw material to work. Interesting isn’t.

Q3. Choose or find odd word Beaker , Glass , Mug , Saucer , Cup
A. Beaker
B. Glass
C. Mug
D. Saucer

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Answer: D. Saucer-Justification: All except Saucer are used to contain liquids.

Q4. Choose the word which is different from the rest.
A. Sheep
B. Gazelle
C. Ibex
D. Shrew

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Answer: B. Gazelle – All except Gazelle are animals found in the mountains.

Q5. Choose the pair in which the words are differently related.
A. Farmer : Plough
B. Butcher : Chopper
C. Author : Book
D. Jockey : Tack

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Answer: C. Author : Book-In all other pairs, second is the tool used by the first.