CAT Odd One Out

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Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out.

  1. Displacement in Bengal is thus not very significant in view of its magnitude.
  2. A factor of displacement in Bengal is the shifting course of the Ganges leading to erosion of river banks.
  3. The nature of displacement in Bengal makes it an interesting case study.
  4. Since displacement due to erosion is well spread over a long period of time, it remains invisible.
  5. Rapid displacement would have helped sanitize the public to its human costs.
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2

Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out.

  1. In many cases time inconsistency is what prevents our going from intention to action.
  2. For people to continuously postpone getting their children immunized, they would need to be constantly fooled by themselves.
  3. In the specific case of immunization, however, it is hard to believe that time inconsistency by itself would be sufficient to make people permanently postpone the decision if they were fully cognizant of its benefits.
  4. In most cases, even a small cost of immunization was large enough to discourage most people.
  5. Not only do they have to think that they prefer to spend time going to the camp next month rather than today, they also have to believe that they will indeed go next month.
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3

Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out. Choose its number as your answer and key it in.

  1. Man , whether civilized or savage, is a child of nature - he is not the master of nature.
  2. He must conforms his actions to certain natural laws if he is to maintain his dominance over his environment.
  3. Civilized man was nearly always able to become master of his environment temporarily.
  4. When he tries to circumvent the laws of nature, he usually destroys the natural environment that sustains him.
  5. And when his environment deteriorates rapidly, his civilization declines.
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4

Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out. Choose its number as your answer and key it in.

  1. It is a bonding process with the entire situation where you, your car, and its name make the entire equation.
  2. Good car names are catchy and fit the product, such as the ‘Beetle’ or the ‘Mini’.
  3. Marketing departments of car companies spend a lot of time and money thinking up names for cars.
  4. The car you drive tells the world about your status, how much money you have, and the socioeconomic group you belong to (or want to belong to).
  5. The names should be a reflection of the brand, product, and target group.
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