Non Verbal Reasoning - Classification - Discussion

Discussion :: Classification - Section 2 (Q.No.39)

In each problem, out of the five figures marked (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5), four are similar in a certain manner. However, one figure is not like the other four. Choose the figure which is different from the rest.


Choose the figure which is different from the rest.

   (1)     (2)     (3)     (4)     (5)

[A]. 1
[B]. 2
[C]. 3
[D]. 4
[E]. 5

Answer: Option C


Only in fig. (3), two out of the four elements are opening in the same direction.

Yogesh said: (Oct 15, 2013)  
Also in the option(A).

Two adjacent blocks are facing in the opposite direction such as they form a closed loop.

Piu said: (Aug 22, 2014)  
In option D, none of the 4 elements is opening outside towards the edge, why not D?

Reva said: (Sep 3, 2014)  
Why not option A?

Prashant Kumar said: (May 6, 2016)  
In option (C) the edge is opening in outside direction, where the edge is opening in the same direction in (A).

Then the answer should be (A).

Dhananjay said: (Aug 2, 2017)  
The correct answer is A.

Radwah Many said: (Feb 15, 2020)  
Answer C is correct we have four directions North, south, east, west.

Each element in each figure faced one direction that differs from the other except in figure3 the upper right element looks to north direction and the left bottom though.

Heydon said: (Jul 19, 2020)  
It Has to be option A.

Michael said: (Sep 26, 2021)  

Your explanation is correct. Thanks.

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