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Odd One Out Family Quiz Questions - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which snake is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Cobra

    • B.

      Viper

    • C.

      Python

    • D.

      Rattlesnake

    Correct Answer
    C. Python
    Explanation
    all of the others are venomous, whereas the python is a constrictor.

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  • 2. 

    Which tree does not belong to the same family as the others?

    • A.

      Cooper Beech

    • B.

      Weeping Willow

    • C.

      Oak

    • D.

      Chestnut

    Correct Answer
    B. Weeping Willow
    Explanation
    The Weeping Willow does not belong to the same family as the other trees mentioned. It is part of the Salicaceae family, while the Cooper Beech, Oak, and Chestnut trees belong to different families.

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  • 3. 

    Which musical instrument is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Saxophone

    • B.

      Trumpet

    • C.

      Tuba

    • D.

      Trombone

    Correct Answer
    A. Saxophone
    Explanation
    The saxophone is the odd one out because it is the only instrument in the list that is made of brass and uses a single reed mouthpiece. The trumpet, tuba, and trombone are also brass instruments, but they use a different type of mouthpiece and do not have a reed.

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  • 4. 

    Which animal is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Lion

    • B.

      Giraffe

    • C.

      Rhinoceros

    • D.

      Elephant

    Correct Answer
    A. Lion
    Explanation
    The lion is the odd one out because it is the only animal in the group that is a carnivore, while the other animals are herbivores.

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  • 5. 

    Which state was not part of the Confederacy during the Civil War?

    • A.

      Massachusetts

    • B.

      Louisiana

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    A. Massachusetts
    Explanation
    Massachusetts was not part of the Confederacy during the Civil War because it was a Union state. The Confederacy was made up of Southern states that seceded from the Union in an attempt to preserve slavery and states' rights. Massachusetts, located in the Northeast, was a free state and strongly opposed slavery. It played a significant role in the Union's efforts to defeat the Confederacy and abolish slavery.

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  • 6. 

    Which fish is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Mackerel

    • B.

      Carp

    • C.

      Trout

    • D.

      Pike

    Correct Answer
    A. Mackerel
    Explanation
    Mackerel: all the others are fresh water fish

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  • 7. 

    Which country is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Barbados

    • C.

      Puerto Rico

    • D.

      Madeira

    Correct Answer
    D. Madeira
    Explanation
    Madeira: all the other are located in the West Indies.

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  • 8. 

    Which part of the body is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Triceps

    • B.

      Hamstring

    • C.

      Clavicle

    • D.

      Flexor

    Correct Answer
    C. Clavicle
    Explanation
    Clavicle: all the others are types of muscles

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  • 9. 

    Which of the follow is not a Greek god?

    • A.

      Apollo

    • B.

      Tartarus

    • C.

      Ares

    • D.

      Dionysus

    Correct Answer
    B. Tartarus
    Explanation
    Tartarus is not a Greek god, but rather a primordial deity in Greek mythology. In Greek cosmology, Tartarus was a deep, dark abyss that served as a prison for the Titans and other ancient enemies of the gods. It was not considered a god or a deity with a distinct personality or domain like Apollo, Ares, and Dionysus.

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  • 10. 

    Which city is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Miami

    • B.

      Boston

    • C.

      Salt Lake City

    • D.

      Nashville

    Correct Answer
    A. Miami
    Explanation
    Miami: all the others are capitals

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