Practice Paper: Analogy – 1
Most of the questions have been taken from the various competitive examinations and some reference books.
Directions : In each of the following questions the two words are given on one side of double colon i.e., :: bear a certain relationship. The other side shows an incomplete pair marked by a missing word which bears a similar relationship with the given word. Find out the missing word out of the options given –
1. Legislature : Enactment :: Implementation : ?
Answer (c) : The idea behind is that like the legislature is responsible for enacting any law, the implementation of the said law is done by the executives.
2. Table : Chair :: Cup : ?
Answer (d) : here the pairs that go together are discussed. We have to find the Pairs which are complementary to each other. The most relevant answer is Saucer.
3.Eye : Cataract :: ? : Hepatitis
Answer (a) : which body part can have what kind of disease or medical condition. Hepatitis is a liver related medical condition.
4. Carpet : Floor :: ? : Wall
Answer (a) : Things That cover the surface. Just like carpet covers the floor, similarly the wall is covered by the wallpaper.
5) Maharashtra : Black Soil :: Uttar Pradesh : ?
a) Red Soil
b) Alluvial Soil
Answer (b) : The types of soil in a particular region. Uttar Pradesh is famous for its highly fertile soil found on the banks of river ganga, the alluvial soil.
6. Illiteracy : Backwardness :: ? : Progress
Answer (c) : In this question Illiteracy is given as the cause for backwardness, so the opposite of it will be the cause of Progress i.e. Education..
7. Mercury : First :: ? : Fourth
Answer (d) : The planets are numbered here according to their closeness to the sun. the first planet of our solar system is Mercury, the fourth planet is Mars.
8. Elephant : Land :: Whale : ?
Answer (b) : The natural Habitat of the mammals is in question. The elephant lives on land, whereas the Whales live in the Ocean.
9. Mumbai : Maharashtra :: thiruvananthapuram : ?
Answer (d) – states and their capital city. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and Thiruvananthpuram is the capital of Kerala.
10. Laugh : Happy :: ? : Sad
Answer (d) : Actions and reactions. The opposite of Happy is Sad and the Opposite of Laugh is Cry.