Verbal Reasoning - Classification

In each of the following questions, five words have been given out of which four are alike in some manner, while the fifth one is different. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

36. 

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A. Ink
B. Paper
C. Pen
D. Pencil
E. Sharpener

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

All except Sharpener are used for writing.


37. 

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A. Radium
B. Thorium
C. Sodium
D. Polonium
E. Uranium

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

All except Sodium are radio-isotopes, while sodium is a metal.


38. 

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A. Fish
B. Crab
C. Turtle
D. Shrimp
E. Lizard

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

All except Lizard are aquatic animals.


39. 

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A. Garlic
B. Chilli
C. Ginger
D. Potato
E. Sugar beet

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

All except Chilli are modified stems.


40. 

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A. Mercury
B. Mars
C. Earth
D. Jupiter
E. Neptune

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Mercury is the only planet in the group which does not have any moon.