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       Word analogy aptitude test – The analogy test is verbal reasoning. The term analogy itself describes the meaning that relationship between two things. Which is also said to be similarity. In this section two objects are related with some way and third object is also related with one from the given option. Aspirants are required to find the object related with the third object from the given alternative options. Analogy classification questions problems commonly asked for bank exam, MAT, XAT, SAT, UPSC, TNPSC, SSC, IAS, CDS, Clerk, Railway and other entrance exams.

      In this section also aspirants can score marks. Its a keen area to score mark by knowing the relation between two objects. Lets see some of the analogy verbal questions. We have published analogy reasoning questions and answers pdf for the candidates for learning. Also aspirants can take analogy test or online practice test. Aspirants are requested to go through the analogy test.

Some Analogy Example :

(1) Teeth : Pyorrhoea : : Eye : ?

      (A) Cataract          (B) Trachoma           (C) Myopia            (D) Cholera

Ans. (C) : Because pyorrhoea is disease cause in teeth. So myopia is disease cause eye.

Example : (2) Feet : Socks : : ?

      (A) Hand : Gloves                                 (B) Neck : Collar (C) Coat : Shirt  (D) Belt : Pant

      Ans. (A) : The socks is used to wear in feet similarly gloves is used to wear in hand.

        These types of questions cover every types of relationship that one can think. There are many ways of establishing a relationship like quantity and unit, worker and tool, cause and effect, word - synonym, word - antonym, country and capital, state and capital country and currency, animal and the young one (kid), male and female, animal and their resting place, planet and satellites, games and playing, food and drinks. Here some relationships are given, which are useful for solving questions based on Analogy.

GAME                                                   PLACE OF PLAYING

Tennis                               -                          Court

Wrestling                          -                          Arena

Boxing                              -                          Ring

Race                                -                          Track

Badminton                        -                          Court

 

Worker                                                        Product

Farmer                               -                          Crops

Architect                            -                          Designs

Producer                            -                          Films

Teacher                              -                          Education

Tailor                                 -                          Clothes

 

Animal                                                         Sound

Donkey                             -                          Bray

Jackal                                -                          Howl

Owl                                   -                          Barn

Snake                                -                          Hiss

Frog                                   -                          Crock

Cat                                    -                          Mew

Duck                                 -                          Quack

Cock                                  -                          Crow

 

Quantity                                                       Unit

Power                                -                          Watt

Pressure                             -                          Pascal

Current                              -                          Ampere

Area                                  -                          Hectare

Time                                  -                          Second

Mass                                 -                          Kilogram

Work                                 -                          Joule

Volume                               -                          Liter

Force                                 -                          Newton

 

Instrument                                                  Measurement

Sphygmomanometer         -                          Blood pressure

Seismograph                      -                          Earthquake

Barometer                         -                          Pressure

Ammeter                           -                          Current

Odometer                          -                          Speed

 

Individual                                                      Class

Frog                                  -                          Amphibian

Rat                                    -                          Rodent

Cup                                   -                          Crockery

Snake                                -                          Reptile

Man                                   -                          Mammal

Ostrich                               -                          Bird

Whale                                -                          Mammal

Pen                                    -                          Stationary

 

Animal                                                         Young One

Dog                                   -                          Puppy

Bear                                   -                          cub

Cow                                  -                          Calf

Cat                                    -                          Kitten

Hen                                   -                          Chick

 

Male                                                             Female

Brother                              -                          Sister

Dog                                  -                          Bitch

Horse                                -                          Mare

Bull                                   -                          Cow

Son                                   -                          Daughter

Nephew                            -                          Niece

Uncle                                -                          Aunt

Father                               -                          Mother

 

Worker                                                        Working Place

Sailor                                 -                          Ship

Chef                                  -                          Kitchen

Teacher                              -                          School

Waiter                               -                          Restaurant

Mechanic                          -                          Garage

Beautician                          -                          Parlor

Servant                              -                          House

Lawyer                              -                          Court

Doctor                               -                          Hospital

 

County                    Capital                        Currency

India                         Delhi                           (Rupee)

America                    Washington DC          $ (Dollar)

Iraq                           Baghdad                     Dinar

China                        Beijing                         Yuan

Greece                      Athens                         Drachana

Types of Questions :

Different types of questions based on analogy that are asked in various competitive exams. Have been given below -

Type - 1. Direct simple analogy -

Example : Major is related to Lieutenant in the same way as squadron leader is related to ....

(A) Flying officer       (B) Pilot officer       (C) Group Captain         (D) flying Attendant.

Solution : (C) Major and squadron leader are equivalent ranks in the army and the Air Force, respectively. Same as lieutenant and flying officer are equivalent ranks in the army and the Air Force.

Type - 2. Complete the analogy pair -

Example : Traveller : Journey : : Sailor : ?

(A)  Water             (B) Ship                    (C) Voyage           (D) Crew

Solution : (C) Second is the name given to the process of travel of the first.

Type - 3. Choosing the Analogy pair -

Example : Apostate : Religion : : ?

(A) Teacher : Education        (B)  Traitor : Country           (C) Potentate : Kingdom         (D) Jailor : Law

Solution : (B) Apostate is one who renounces religion. Similarly, traitor is one who betrays his country.

Type - 4. Choosing a similar word -

Example : Kolkata, Mumbai, Mangalore

(A) Delhi               (B) Lucknow            (C) Cochin            (D) Hyderabad

Solution : (C) All are port cities of India.

Special Types of Analogy →

Special types of analogy can be classified into numbers and alphabets analogy.

* Number Analogy :

Example : 2 : 8 : : 3 : ?

(A) 20                    (B) 21                       (C) 27                    (D) 24

Solutions : (C) Second number is the cube of first number. Hence, 3 : 27. As 27 is the cube of 3.

* Alphabet Analogy/Word Analogy :

Example : Elephant : Grass : : Lion : ?

(A) Bread              (B) Fruit                   (C) Grass               (D) Meat

Solution : (D)

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