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Reasoning Classification Shortcut Tips & Tricks

Reasoning Classification Shortcut Tips & Tricks

The Classification is a process of dividing various objects into Groups on the basis of the properties common to them.
The classification  helps us to make a homogeneous group from the given heterogeneous groups.
We can divide the questions on classification in two types…. Those are….
Classification for Meaningful Words Classifications for Non-meaningful words.

Classification for Meaningful Words
In this type of questions you should classify the given words according to the relation between those words. It would be very easy to classify some given words or to find the odd word out from the given alternatives. The essential trick is to find out the basis of similarity between the words. The dissimilar (odd) word, would, then stand out, itself.

Classifications for Non-meaningful words.
Sometimes we are given a group of letters (non-meaningful words) and we are asked to find the odd letter-group out of them.
Now lets have a look at some Example problems so that you can get the basic view of the Classification Problems.
Practice Problems
√  Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
A. Scientist
B. Engineer
C. Architect
D. Teacher
E. Doctor
Hint : All the rest are exclusive professions while a teacher may, be there in any of these categories.
Ans : Teacher 


√ Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 
A. Listen
B. Feel
C. Sing
D. Think
E. Hear
Hint : The remaining four you can do mentally (i mean others don’t know even if you do those things. But Singing is the action in which you convey something with others)
Ans : Sing 

√ Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 
A. Anxiety
B. Feeling
C. Sorrow
D. Joy
E. Anger
Hint : All others are specific feelings
Ans : Anger 

√ Four of the following five words are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 
A. Three
B. Four
C. Five
D. Six
E. Nine
Hint : All others have two vowels
Ans : Six 


√ Four of he following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 
A. Anxiety
B. Worry
C. Inhibition
D. Curiosity
E. Weariness
Hint : All others are negative
Ans : Curiosity

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