Analogy

Category : 9th Class

 

Analogy

 

The word analogy means similarity. It can exist between any two objects in a particular manner or it may be the case that the two objects are related in the same way as the given objects are related.

Some examples are solved for you.

1.            STAIN : HONOUR :: ?

(a) Lose : Fame             

(b) Blot : Escutcheon

(c) Doubt : Reputation   

(d) Slander : Integrity

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (b)

Blot : Escutcheon - Relation of thing and quality

 

 

2.            CONSPICUOUS : STRIKING :: ?

(a) Noticeable : Outstanding         

(b) Obvious : Distinguished

(c) Overt : Hidden                  

(d) Glaring : Indistinct

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (a)

Noticeable : Outstanding - Conveying almost similar meaning

 

 

3.            AUTUMN : WITHER :: ?

(a) Fall : Digress        

(b) Winter : Retreat

(c) Spring : Flower      

(d) Season : Change

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (c)

Spring : Flower - Related to result

 

 

4.            PLAGIARISE : BORROW :: ?

(a) Pilfer : Steal             

(b) Explode : Ignite

(c) Extort : Obtain          

(d) Purify : Filter

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (c)

Extort: Obtain - having similar meaning

 

 

5.            KING : CROWN :: ?

(a) Priest : Mitre                         

(b) Soldier : Gun

(c) Teacher : Chalk                     

(d) Sculptor : Chisel

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (a)

Priest : Mitre - Crowing relation

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