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Word Relationships Practice 3

In this practice exercise, students will identify the two words that do not fit in with the rest under timed conditions.

'Word Relationships Practice 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Verbal Reasoning Exam-Style Practice

Curriculum subtopic:  Word Relationships

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The following activity is a practice exercise to help you measure your success under timed conditions. 

 

If you are unsure of an answer move on to the next question.  You should come back to questions you found difficult at the end, if you have time.  

 

In the following set of words, two of the words do not relate to the other three. Which are the two odd words out?

Rose   Tulip    Pink   Daffodil    Grass

 

The odd words are pink and grass.

This is because rose, tulip and daffodil are all types of flower.

 

Now it's time to begin this practice exercise.  Good Luck!

 

Can you help here super spotter?  Highlight the TWO words that do not belong in the list below.  Make sure you think about the type of relationships that the words have to one another.

Strike

Protest

Hit

Knock

Match

Select the TWO words that do not belong in the group below.

Estate

Residence

Category

Villa

Find

In the list below can you select the TWO words that do not belong?

German

French

Spain

Mexico

Italian

In the list below TWO of our words do not belong.  Can you identify them below super spotter?

Calf

Foal

Boar

Piglet

Stag

In the list below can you select the TWO words that do not belong?

Wings

Feather

Bird

Plain

Features

In the list below, can you categorise the words so that you identify the two odd words out?

Piano

Essay

Harp

Writing

Words

Here's another word categorising question, you know what to do super spotter!  Identify the words that should not belong in the group below.

Physician

Translator

Science

Language

Professor

Select the two words that do not belong in the group below.

Tennis

Chapter

Pages

Racket

Characters

TWO words below do not belong in the group.  Can you select them below super spotter?

Hinder

Grow

Spring

Renew

Hunt

And the final question... over to you super spotter.  Help us find the odd ones out, one last time?

Stigma

Rude

Stamen

Petal

Crimson

  • Question 1

Can you help here super spotter?  Highlight the TWO words that do not belong in the list below.  Make sure you think about the type of relationships that the words have to one another.

CORRECT ANSWER
Protest
Match
EDDIE SAYS
Strike is a word that has so many meanings so maybe this selection of words got you thinking hard. It could be linked to all of the words so the key is to find the three that will go together and in this case we have strike, hit and knock. This means that protest and match don't fit with the other words.
  • Question 2

Select the TWO words that do not belong in the group below.

CORRECT ANSWER
Category
Find
EDDIE SAYS
Did you spot the similarities between three of the words? Estate, residence and villa are all places where you can reside or live. Therefore, category and find are the words that don't fit here.
  • Question 3

In the list below can you select the TWO words that do not belong?

CORRECT ANSWER
Spain
Mexico
EDDIE SAYS
On first glance, these all look quite similar? German, French and Italian are languages whereas Spain and Mexico are countries - so they are the odd ones out. How did you do?
  • Question 4

In the list below TWO of our words do not belong.  Can you identify them below super spotter?

CORRECT ANSWER
Boar
Stag
EDDIE SAYS
Did you think back to the introduction? It's important to consider the meaning behind these names for animals. Calf, foal and piglet fit together as names for baby animals, which leaves the two male animals; boar and stag as our words that don't fit.
  • Question 5

In the list below can you select the TWO words that do not belong?

CORRECT ANSWER
Plain
Features
EDDIE SAYS
Did you spot the relationship? Wings, feather and bird link together leaving plain and feature as our words out. Note the spelling of plain meaning something flat or ordinary; not the flying kind!
  • Question 6

In the list below, can you categorise the words so that you identify the two odd words out?

CORRECT ANSWER
Piano
Harp
EDDIE SAYS
How did you get on? Harp and piano are musical instruments whereas the other three words are to do with writing. Therefore our musical instruments should not be in this group!
  • Question 7

Here's another word categorising question, you know what to do super spotter!  Identify the words that should not belong in the group below.

CORRECT ANSWER
Science
Language
EDDIE SAYS
Did you get it right? Physician, professor and translator are all names of jobs that a person could have. Therefore, science and language don't fit in here as these are not job names, they are subjects that people could work within.
  • Question 8

Select the two words that do not belong in the group below.

CORRECT ANSWER
Tennis
Racket
EDDIE SAYS
The odd ones out here were tennis and racket. Chapter, pages and characters are all part of books. Did you work this out?
  • Question 9

TWO words below do not belong in the group.  Can you select them below super spotter?

CORRECT ANSWER
Hinder
Hunt
EDDIE SAYS
This one was quite a tricky one super spotter. Spring, grow and renew describe something getting bigger. Have you heard of all of these words before? If we don't make a note of new words it can hinder our progress! Hinder and hunt are the words left out.
  • Question 10

And the final question... over to you super spotter.  Help us find the odd ones out, one last time?

CORRECT ANSWER
Rude
Crimson
EDDIE SAYS
How did you do on this last question? Stigma, stamen and petal are all parts of a plant. This leaves us with rude and crimson as the words that are left out. Well done for categorising words with us!
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