Odd-One-Out Quiz 

This is an 'odd-one-out' quiz.

There is just one answer to each question.

  1. Which of these is not a species of shark: Nurse; Beluga; Carpet; Whale; or Megamouth?
  2. Which of these is not one-eighth: 12.5%; 0.125; Three twenty-fourths; or 0.8?
  3. Which of these is not a lake in Italy: Garda; Carasaljo; Iseo; Lugano; or Lesina?
  4. Which of these is not a chemical element: Alnico; Arsenic; Chlorine; Iodine; Krypton; or Plutonium?
  5. Which of these is not a note in the conventional western musical scale: B; C#; D; E#; or G?
  6. Which of these is not a position in a netball team: Shooting Guard; Wing Attack; Centre; Goal Defence; or Goal Shooter?
  7. Which of these is not an African nation: Benin; Nagaland; Egypt; Comoros; or Mali?
  8. Which of these is not a wind instrument: Tabla; Quena; Clarytone; Kaval; or Siku?
  9. Which of these is not a type of milk: Homogonized; Condensed; Kwila; Acidophilus; or Kefir?
  10. Which of these is not a cape in America: Horn; Cod; Chidley; Point; or Hatteras?
  11. Which of these is not a gardening tool: Dibber; Mattock; Trowel; Pinking Shears; or Loppers?
  12. Which of these was not an ancient unit of length: Cubit; Stadium; Peck; Palm; or Digit?
  13. Which of these is not a breed of rabbit: Beveren; Silver Fox; Lionhead; Elfin; or Damani?
  14. Which of these is not a word in one language or another for love: Liebe; Cariad; Arbre; Liefde; or Rakkaus?
  15. Which of these is not a song from the musical 'My Fair Lady': A Man Has Dreams; Get Me To the Church On Time; I Could Have Danced All Night; The Rain In Spain; or On the Street Where You Live?
  16. Which of these was not a British Prime Minister: George Grenville; Archibald Primrose; John Turner; Arthur Balfour; or John Russell?
  17. Which of these was not a Mr Men character: Mr Messy; Mr Naughty; Mr Topsy-Turvy; Mr Bounce; or Mr Impossible?
  18. Which of these is not a judo throw: Osotogari; O Goshi; Masutemi Waza; Tomoe Nage; or Dim Sum?
  19. Which of these was/is not a UK Cadbury chocolate brand: Picnic; Toffee Crisp; Crunchie; Milk Tray; or Curly Wurly?
  20. Which of these is not a species of eagle: Bald; Ghost; Harpy; Booted; or Serpent?
  21. Which of these people was not born in India: Paddy Ashdown (MP); Sue Barker (tennis player/TV presenter); George Orwell (novelist); Joanna Lumley (actress) or Engelbert Humperdinck (singer)?
  22. Which of these is not an opera by Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; La Boheme; La Traviata; Madame Butterfly; or Turandot?
  23. Which of these is not an edible seaweed: Nomura; Arame; Laver; Wakami; or Ogonori?
  24. Which of these nations (as at 2010) has never played at the FIFA World Cup Finals: Honduras; Haiti; India; El Salvador; or Trinidad and Tobago?
  25. Which of these was not the name of an apostle in the Bible: Philip; Daniel; Simon; Thaddeaus; or Andrew?
  26. Which of these is not a type of jacket: Eton; Norfolk; Pakul; Donkey; or Eisenhower?
  27. Which of these is not a type of pasta: Capellini; Bucatini; Mafalde; Buccellato; or Gemelli?
  28. Which of these is not a type of daffodil: Fosteriana; Papillon; Tazetta; Jonquilla; or Paperwhite?
  29. Which of these is not a mountain in Canada: Logan; St Elias; Crowfoot; Aracar; or Columbia?
  30. Which of these is not geometrical terminology referring to part of a circle: Chord; Arc; Secant; Net; or Radius?

Odd-One-Out Quiz Answers 

This is an 'odd-one-out' quiz.

There is just one answer to each question.

 

  1. Which of these is not a species of shark: Nurse; Beluga; Carpet; Whale; or Megamouth? Beluga (whale)
  2. Which of these is not one-eighth: 12.5%; 0.125; Three twenty-fourths; or 0.8? 0.8 (is 80% or eight-tenths)
  3. Which of these is not a lake in Italy: Garda; Carasaljo; Iseo; Lugano; or Lesina? Carasaljo (New Jersey, US)
  4. Which of these is not a chemical element: Alnico; Arsenic; Chlorine; Iodine; Krypton; or Plutonium? Alnico (an alloy and chemical compound of Aluminium, Nickel and Cobalt, used in magnets)
  5. Which of these is not a note in the conventional western musical scale: B; C#; D; E#; or G? E# (# means sharp - there is no sharp between the notes E and F)
  6. Which of these is not a position in a netball team: Shooting Guard; Wing Attack; Centre; Goal Defence; or Goal Shooter? Shooting Guard (basketball)
  7. Which of these is not an African nation: Benin; Nagaland; Egypt; Comoros; or Mali? Nagaland (a state in India)
  8. Which of these is not a wind instrument: Tabla; Quena; Clarytone; Kaval; or Siku? Tabla(drum)
  9. Which of these is not a type of milk: Homogonized; Condensed; Kwila; Acidophilus; or Kefir? Kwila (wood)
  10. Which of these is not a cape in America: Horn; Cod; Chidley; Point; or Hatteras? Cape Point (South Africa)
  11. Which of these is not a gardening tool: Dibber; Mattock; Trowel; Pinking Shears; or Loppers? Pinking Shears (zigzag edge scissors)
  12. Which of these was not an ancient unit of length: Cubit; Stadium; Peck; Palm; or Digit? Peck (unit of volume)
  13. Which of these is not a breed of rabbit: Beveren; Silver Fox; Lionhead; Elfin; or Damani? Damani (goat)
  14. Which of these is not a word in one language or another for love: Liebe; Cariad; Arbre; Liefde; or Rakkaus? Arbre (arbre is French for tree - Liebe is German; Cariad is Welsh; Liefde is Dutch; Rakkaus is Finnish)
  15. Which of these is not a song from the musical 'My Fair Lady': A Man Has Dreams; Get Me To the Church On Time; I Could Have Danced All Night; The Rain In Spain; or On the Street Where You Live? A Man Has Dreams (from Mary Poppins)
  16. Which of these was not a British Prime Minister: George Grenville; Archibald Primrose; John Turner; Arthur Balfour; or John Russell? John Turner (Canada)
  17. Which of these was not a Mr Men character: Mr Messy; Mr Naughty; Mr Topsy-Turvy; Mr Bounce; or Mr Impossible? Mr Naughty (The 'naughty' character was Little Miss Naughty)
  18. Which of these is not a judo throw: Osotogari; O Goshi; Masutemi Waza; Tomoe Nage; or Dim Sum? Dim Sum (Dim sum is a Chinese dish of small individual portions)
  19. Which of these was/is not a UK Cadbury chocolate brand: Picnic; Toffee Crisp; Crunchie; Milk Tray; or Curly Wurly? Toffee Crisp (Nestlé)
  20. Which of these is not a species of eagle: Bald; Ghost; Harpy; Booted; or Serpent? Ghost (owl)
  21. Which of these people was not born in India: Paddy Ashdown (MP); Sue Barker (tennis player/TV presenter); George Orwell (novelist); Joanna Lumley (actress) or Engelbert Humperdinck (singer)? Sue Barker
  22. Which of these is not an opera by Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; La Boheme; La Traviata; Madame Butterfly; or Turandot? La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi)
  23. Which of these is not an edible seaweed: Nomura; Arame; Laver; Wakami; or Ogonori? Nomura (jelly fish)
  24. Which of these nations (as at 2010) has never played at the FIFA World Cup Finals: Honduras; Haiti; India; El Salvador; or Trinidad and Tobago? India (India qualified for the 1950 tournament in Brazil but did not take part, it is said because FIFA refused to allow the team to play in bare feet, although travel expenses were perhaps a more genuine obstacle)
  25. Which of these was not the name of an apostle in the Bible: Philip; Daniel; Simon; Thaddeaus; or Andrew? Daniel
  26. Which of these is not a type of jacket: Eton; Norfolk; Pakul; Donkey; or Eisenhower? Pakul (it's a hat - soft round-topped, worn by men in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan)
  27. Which of these is not a type of pasta: Capellini; Bucatini; Mafalde; Buccellato; or Gemelli? Buccellato (a round cake given at christenings, of Sicilian tradition)
  28. Which of these is not a type of daffodil: Fosteriana; Papillon; Tazetta; Jonquilla; or Paperwhite? Fosteriana (tulip)
  29. Which of these is not a mountain in Canada: Logan; St Elias; Crowfoot; Aracar; or Columbia? Aracar (Argentina)
  30. Which of these is not geometrical terminology referring to part of a circle: Chord; Arc; Secant; Net; or Radius? Net (in geometry a net is an arrangement of flat straight-sided shapes that when 'folded' together form the faces of a polyhedron, i.e., a solid in three dimensions with flat faces and straight edges)


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