Verbal Reasoning - Classification

In each of the following questions, some groups of letters are given, all of which, except one, share a common similarity while one is different. Choose the odd one out.

1. 

Choose the odd one out.

A. HSRI
B. MVUN
C. OLKP
D. PJQX
E. WDCX

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

In all other groups, first and fourth letters are consecutive, while second and third letters are in reverse alphabetical order.


2. 

Choose the odd one out.

A. YDWB
B. TKRI
C. QNOM
D. HLFJ
E. WFUD

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In all other groups, first and second letters-are moved two steps backward to obtain third and fourth letters respectively.


3. 

Choose the odd one out.

A. BdEg
B. KmNp
C. PrSu
D. TwXz

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

In all other groups, the second, third and fourth letters are respectively two, one and two steps ahead of the first, second and third letters respectively.


4. 

Choose the odd one out.

A. OUSF
B. PIGS
C. TEPJ
D. XLPA

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

This is the only group containing two vowels.


5. 

Choose the odd one out.

A. ABDG
B. IJLO
C. MNPS
D. RSUY
E. PQSV

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

In all other groups, the first, second and third letters are respectively moved one, two and three steps forward to give the second, third and fourth letters respectively.


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