Wonderlic : Odd word out

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Odd Word Out

Which of these words does not belong with the others?

Possible Answers:

Plastic

Nylon

Wood

Polyester

Correct answer:

Wood

Explanation:

"Polyester," "plastic," and "nylon" are all synthetic materials. Thus, the odd word out is "wood," which can be used as building material, but is organic, or naturally occurring.

Example Question #2 : Odd Word Out

Which of the given words does not belong with the others?

Possible Answers:

Drive

Skip

Jump

Run

Correct answer:

Drive

Explanation:

All of the given options are verbs related to movement. Only "drive," however, relates to the use or movement of a machine, facilitated by a person. All of the other verbs relate directly to human locomotion.

Example Question #3 : Odd Word Out

Which word does not belong with the others?

Possible Answers:

Kilometer

Liter

Mile

Yard

Foot

Correct answer:

Liter

Explanation:

"Foot," "yard," "mile," and "kilometer" all refer to units of length. "Liter" is not like the others in that it is a unit of capacity.

Example Question #4 : Odd Word Out

Which word does not belong with the others?

Possible Answers:

Fifty

Million

Thousand

Hundred

Ten

Correct answer:

Fifty

Explanation:

"Ten, " "hundred," "thousand," and "million" all refer to powers of ten. "Fifty" does not.

Example Question #5 : Odd Word Out

Which word does not belong with the others?

Possible Answers:

Gallon

Inch

Pound

Acre

Kilogram

Correct answer:

Kilogram

Explanation:

The acre, the gallon, the pound, and the inch are all units of measurement from the English system of measurement. The kilogram is different in that it is a unit of measurement from the metric system.

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