Analogy

Analogy Practice Questions

In questions based on analogy, a particular relationship is given and another similar relationship has to be identified from the alternatives provided. Analogy tests are therefore meant to test a candidate’s overall knowledge, the power of reasoning and ability to think concisely and accurately. Below are given some common Analogy Practice Questions.

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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:

Analogy Practice Questions

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.

Answers

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)

Find Your Answers Here

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

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: (b), Q2: (c), Q3: (c), Q4:(b), Q5: (a)

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Sai Rohith
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5:62::8:?, Solve the problem

sadadasda
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5:62

5:5*12+2

8: 8*12+12

or

5:6+7*8
8:9+10*11

seriously options are key to find the pattern

Vicky
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5×12=60
Now 60+2=62
Similarly 8×12=96
So,96+2=98

Arya
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140

Raju
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Raju

98

sai sameer
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ans: 5 square revers +1, 8 square reverse +1=47

Geetanjali Malik
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5:62::8:?
5*12=60+2
=62
In the same way
8*12=96+2
=98

KARAN singh Thakur
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KARAN singh Thakur

146 is the answer

Raj
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Raj

8:98
Here I explain
8+1=9, add one with8
Add 9 with 8
9+8=17,
Add answer is 1+7=8

8:98.

Sai Ashritha
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Sai Ashritha

99.2 is the answer

Keshav Sharma
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Keshav Sharma

2:12 :: 3 : solve

Jalaj
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Jalaj

18

Ilyas
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Ilyas

18

Lucky
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Lucky

68:100::45:?

Tera Gaand Maar Dunga
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Tera Gaand Maar Dunga

77

Muskan
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Muskan

81

Aman
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Aman

6^2 + 8^2= 100
4^2+ 5^2= 41..
41 is the answer

Sam
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Sam

15:50::80:?

Sam
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Sam

and how

Anonymous
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Anonymous

18

Akhalesh Kumar
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Akhalesh Kumar

15*3+5=50
80*3+5=245

Manoj
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Manoj

39:143::221:?

sujatha
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sujatha

1011:10111::11111:
find next number analogy

Akhalesh Kumar
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Akhalesh Kumar

1011*10+1=10111
11111*10=111110+1=111111

marc
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marc

8:100::12:? solve this problem

sai kiran reddy
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sai kiran reddy

4*2=8
4*25=100
6*2=12
6*25=150

Ravi Sagar
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Ravi Sagar

63:30::94:?
a) 54
b) 58
c)112
d) 52

Abdullah umar
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Abdullah umar

if x=144 and y=18 what will be x:y=

Manna
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x=144, y=18.
Therefore, x:y = 144:18.
144 and 18 have 18 as highest common factor (highest number which can divide both).
144/18=8. This implies, 144/18:18/18
Therefore, 144: 18= 8:1.

Ankit
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7:350 ::. ?
1) 4: 216
2) 5: 625
3) 6 : 222
4) 8: 636

Saif
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Saif

12:312::10:? Solve

TUSAR RANJAN PANIGRAHI
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TUSAR RANJAN PANIGRAHI

Ans-220
(10)^2+10(10+2)

Vikas
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Vikas

60:16::100:? Solve kijiye

Vikas
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Vikas

60:16::100:?

jyoti rawat
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jyoti rawat

10*6=60
10+6=16
10*10=100
10+10=20

Jay
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Jay

46:22::76:55::81:65::36:15::27:?
Solve this

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23:29::35:128::52:13:94:?

RAM KRISHNA
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RAM KRISHNA

26:39 the analogy is 19:494 how? Prove me sir

Maaz
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Maaz

GO-484, BY-927, HE-?

Pragya kumar
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Pragya kumar

961

guest
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guest

Q 1: If x = 144 and y = 18, then x : y what

96: 12
13: 169
169: 13
256: 16

Pragya kumar
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Pragya kumar

96:12

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Q 2: Guess the next number: 19 : 361 :: 66 : ____

693
256
4356
5346

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Pragya kumar

4356

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34:21: ::124:? Help any one

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14:20::81:?

Prince
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Prince

Slove 19:399::21?

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Ekdkk

483

Babli Kumari
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Babli Kumari

128 147 164 173 wrong number find with explains

Shree
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Shree

find analog 7:13::9:?

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2:12::3:? solve the question

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PST:01::NPR:?, Solve the problem

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228:56::336: ?

1.108
2.63
3.72
4.36

Shivi manhas
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18:5::12:? Solve the problm

Arun Gyanba Kamble
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What is answer of 64:12::72:?

aish
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14

Syed shamsi
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Solve 123 : 216 :: 245 😕

Sneha
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Sneha

55:25 :: 73:?

Kaviyadharshini
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48:122::168:?

Tirtha Lad
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PEN=16 BOAY=6

PAMPI=?

1. 21

2. 23

3. 20

4. 19

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8: 72::12: ? Solve the problem

S.D.R
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29:59::76:?
solve the problem

Arup bhattacharya
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Arup bhattacharya

72:81::64:?

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