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- Alphabet Analogy
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- Non-Verbal Analogy
- Number Analogy
Analogy Practice Questions
Kinds Of Relationships
Instrument and Measurement
Example – Barometer: Pressure. The barometer is an instrument used to measure. Some more examples are given below:
1. Thermometer: Temperature. 2. Anemometer: Wind vane 3. Odometer: Speed 4. Scale: Length 5. Balance: Mass 6. Sphygmomanometer: Blood Pressure 7. Rain Gauge: Rain 8. Hygrometer: Humidity 9. Ammeter: Current 10. Screw Gauge: Thickness 11. Seismograph: Earthquakes 12. Taseometer: Strains. Let us see some practice questions now.
Type 1: Completing The Analogous Pair
In this type of questions, two words are given. These words are related to each other in some way. Another word is also given. The candidate is required to find out the relationship between the first two words and choose the word from the given alternatives, which bears the same relationship to the third word, as the first two bear.
Q 1: Newspaper : Press : : Cloth : ?
(a) Tailor (6) Textile ‘ (c) Fibre (d) Factory (e) Mill
Q 2: Bombay : Maharashtra : : Trivandrum : ?
(a) Calcutta (6) Gujarat (c) Rajasthan (d) Kerala (e) Sikkim
Directions : In each of the following questions, there is a certain relationship between two given words on one side of:: and one word is given on another side of:: while another word is to be found from the given alternatives having the same relationship with this word as the words of the given pair bear. Choose the correct alternative.
Q 1: Moon : Satellite : : Earth : ?
(a) Sun (b) Planet (c) Solar System (d) Asteroid
Q 2: Forecast : Future 2 : Regret 2 ?
(a) Present (b) Atone (c) Past (d) Sins
Q 3: Influenza : Virus : : Typhoid: ?
(a) Bacillus (b) Parasite (c) Protozoa (d) Bacteria
Q 4: Fear : Threat 2 : Anger : ?
(a) Compulsion (b) Panic (c) Provocation (d) Force
Q 5: Melt : Liquid 2 : Freeze: ?
(a) Ice (b) Condense (c) Solid (d) Crystal
Q 6: Clock : Time : : Thermometer: ?
(a) Heat (b) Radiation (c) Energy (d) Temperature
Q 7: Muslims: Mosque : : Sikhs : ?
(a) Golden Temple (b) Medina (c) Fire Temple (d) Gurudwara
Q 8: Paw : Cat : : Hoof : ?
(a) Horse (b) Lion (c) Lamb (d) Elephant.
Q1: (b), Q2: (c), Q3: (d), Q4: (c), Q5: (c), Q6: (d), Q7: (d), Q8: (a).
Type 2: Simple Analogy
Q 1: Doctor is related to Patient in the same way as Lawyer is related to ……?
(a) Customer (b) Accused (c) Magistrate (d) Client
Q 2: Museum is related to Curator in the same way as Prison is related to….?
(a) Manager (b) Monitor (c) Jailor (d) Warden (Assistant Grade, 1996)
Q 3: Soap is related to Wash in the same way as Broom is related to
(a) Clean (b) Dust (c) Sweep (d) Floor
Q 4: Wax is related to Grease in the same way as Milk is related to
(a) Drink (b) Ghee (c) Curd (d) Protein (M.B.A. 1998)
Q 5: Bread is related to Bakery in the same way as Brick is related to ?.
(a) Mint (b) Kiln (c) Furnace (d) Mine
Q 6: Sword is related to Slaughter in the same way as Scalpel is related to
(a) Murder (b) Stab (c) Surgery (d) Chopping
Q 7: Life is related to Autobiography in the same way as Witness is related to
(a) Papers (b) Truth (c) Documents (d) Acceptance (I. Tax & Central Excise, 1994)
Q 8: Chef is related to Restaurant in the same way as Druggist is related to
(a) Medicine (b) Pharmacy (c) Store (d) Chemist
Q 9: Jade is related to Green in the same way as Garnet is related to
(a) Blue (b) Orange (c) Red (d) Yellow (S.S.C. 1997)
Q 10: Dancer is related to Stage in the same way as Minister is related to ….?
(a) Pulpit (b) Assembly (c) Parliament (d) State
Q 11: Ecology is related to Environment in the same way as Histology is related to ….?
(a) Fossils (b) History (c) Tissues (d) Hormones
Q 12: Life is related to Death in the same way as Hope is related to …..?
(a) Sad (b) Despair (c) Pain (d) Cry (Railways, 1994)
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Q 1: (d), Q 2: (c), Q 3: (c), Q 4: (c), Q 5: (b), Q 6: (c), Q 7: (c), Q 8: (b), Q 9: (c), Q 10: (a), Q 11: (c), Q 12: (b).
Type 3 – Choosing The Analogous Pair
Directions: Each of the following questions consists of two words that have a certain relationship to each other, followed by four lettered pairs of words. Select that lettered pair which has the same relationship as the original pair of words.
Q 1: Sound: Muffled
(a) Moisture: Humid (b) Colour: Faded (c) Despair: Anger (d) Odour: Pungent (8.C.RA. 1996)
Q 2: Chocolate: Sugar
(a) Egg: Yolk (b) Road: Traffic (c) Building: Cement (d) Milk: Cream
Q 3: Dubious: Indisputable
(a) Slander: Libel (b) Painful: Tormenting (c) Avaricious: Generous (d) Perspicacious: Tenacity
Q 4: Calligraphy: Writing
(a) Music: Song (b) Lyric: Poem (c) Drama: Prose (d) Chapter: Stanza
Q 5: Restaurant: Menu
(a) Library: Catalogue (b) Artist: Imitative (c) Book : Encyclopaedia (d) Guest: Rude
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Q1: (b), Q2: (c), Q3: (c), Q4:(b), Q5: (a)