Related Pair of Words / Analogies MCQs

Analogies are vocabulary questions, but they require more than just knowing what the words mean. Analogies require you to determine the relationships between two words.

The relationship between these two words can vary. It can be related to the object and function, the class and the member, the part to the part, the part to the whole, defining the characteristics, the cause and effect, the work style, synonyms, antonyms, and the intensity.

HOW TO ANSWER ANALOGIES: To answer an Analogy question, begin by composing a “test sentence” that expresses how the two words in the question are related. Then, in your test sentence, try inserting the words from each option to see which pair makes the most sense.

LIQUID: HYDRAULICS::

A. motion: dynamics
B. water: hydroponics
C. data: statistics
D. music: eurythmics

CIRCUITOUS : ROUTER ::

A. problematic : solution
B. devious : argument
C. elliptical : brevity
D. judicious : selection
E. profound : depth

HOPE : ASPIRES ::

A. love: elevates
B. film: flam
C. fib: lie
D. fake: ordinary

CORPOREAL: SPIRITUAL ::

A. mesa: plateau
B. moron: savant
C. foreigner: immigrant
D. pedagogue: teacher

SYMPHONY: COMPOSER ::

A. Leonardo: music
B. Fresco: painter
C. Colours: pallet
D. Art: appreciation

GRAIN: SALT ::

A. shard: pottery
B. shred: wood
C. blades: grass
D. chip: glass

DIVA: OPERA ::

A. producer: theatre
B. director: drama
C. conductor: bus
D. thespian: play

PAIN: SEDATIVE ::

A. comfort: stimulant
B. grief: consolation
C. trance: narcotic
D. ache: extraction

LIGHT: BLIND ::

A. speech: dumb
B. language: deaf
C. tongue: sound
D. voice: vibration

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