21+ Questions of Analogies Reasoning with Answers

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Analogies Reasoning

Analogies come up a lot in government exams like Banking, SSC, Railway, Insurance, and Defence. In analogy questions, we compare one thing to another because they’re similar in some ways. Today, you can practice many of those questions in this article. You can solve the questions and match them with the given answers. In case of any confusion, help yourself by understanding the explanation written at the end of each question.

Directions to Solve Analogy Questions 

Make a sentence that explains how the first two words are connected in the question. Use that same sentence to see which answer choice fits with the third word in the same way.

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Questions With Answers 

Q1. Which of the following is the same as Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar?

A. Pakistan
B. Thailand
C. Malaysia
D. Indonesia
Answer: A
Solution: Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar & Pakistan are the countries that touch their boundaries with India. 

Q2. Which of the following is the same as Australia, America, and Antarctica?

A. India
B. Europe
C. Japan
D. New Zealand
Answer: B
Solution: Australia, America, Antarctica, and Europe are Continents. Hence, option B is the correct answer.

Q3. ‘Badminton’ is related to ‘Court’ in the same way ‘Cricket’ is related to__________?

A. Ring
B. Arena
C. Pool
D. Stadium
Answer: D
Solution: Badminton is played on court. Similarly, Cricket is played in the Stadium. 

Q4. Bromine is related to Halogen in the same way as Krypton is related to ______.

A. Inert Gas 
B. Radioactive element
C. Metal 
D. Gas
Answer: A
Solution: Krypton belongs to the 18th group of the Table 18th group represents noble gas or inert gas. 

Q5. ‘Algebra’ is related to ‘Maths’ in the same way as ‘Optics’ is related to ______’

A. Physics 
B. Electronics
C. Geography 
D. Biology
Answer: A
Solution: Algebra is a chapter segment in Maths subject. Similarly, Optics is a chapter segment in Physics subject. 

Q6. As the ‘temperature’ is related to ‘Degree’, in the same way, ‘Time’ is related to ‘__________’.

A. Meter 
B. Liter
C. Second 
D. Newton
Answer: C
Solution: Relationship is- Quantity: it’s unit. As a unit of temperature is a degree. Similarly, a unit of time is a second. Hence, option 3 is the correct answer.

Q7. ‘Taj Mahal is related to ‘Agra’ in the same way ‘Victoria Memorial’ is related to ‘_____.’

A. Kolkata 
B. Kerala
C. Mumbai 
D. New Delhi
Answer: A
The Taj Mahal is situated in Agra city and the Victoria Memorial is situated in Kolkata.

Q8. Select the option that is related to the third term in the same way as the second term is related to the first term.
Ichthyology: Fishes:: Pedology:?

A. Shells 
B. Names
C. Soil 
D. Moon
Answer: C
As ichthyology is the study of fishes. Similarly, pedology is the scientific study of soil.

Q9. Which of the following is the same as Chemistry, Physics, Biology?

A. English 
B. Science
C. Maths
D. Hindi
Answer: B
Chemistry, Physics, and biology are part of Science.

Q10. Which of the following is the same as Australia, America, and Antarctica?

A. India
B. Europe
C. Japan
D. New Zealand
Answer: B
Australia, America, Antarctica, and Europe are Continents.

Q 11. Secretly is to openly as silently is to

A. Scarcely
B. Impolitely
C. Noisily
D. Quietly
Answer: C
Secretly is the opposite of openly, and silently is the opposite of noisily. Choices a and b are clearly not the opposites of silently. (Choice d) means the same thing as silently. 

Q 12. Pride is to lion as shoal is to?

A. teacher
B. Student
C. Self-respect
D. Fish
Answer: D
A group of lions is called a pride. A group of fish swim in a shoal. Teacher (choice a) and student (choice b) refer to another meaning of the word school. The answer is not (choice c) because self-respect has no obvious relationship to this particular meaning of school. 

Q 13. The artist is to painting as a senator is to

A. Attorney
B. Law
C. Politician
D. Constituents
Answer: C 
An artist makes paintings; a senator makes laws. The answer is not choice A because an attorney does not make laws and a senator is not an attorney. Choice c is incorrect because a senator is not a politician. Constituents (choice d) is also incorrect because a senator serves his or her constituents. 

Q 14. Candid is to indirect as honest is to?

A. Frank
B. Wicked
C. Truthful
D. Untruthful
Answer: D
Candid and indirect refer to opposing traits. Honest and untruthful refer to opposing traits. The answer is not choice A because frank means the same thing as candid. Wicked (choice b) is incorrect because even though it refers to a negative trait, it does not mean the opposite of honesty. (Choice c) is incorrect because truthful and honest mean the same thing. 

Q 15. Guide is to direct as reduce is to

A. Decrease
B. Maintain
C. Increase
D. Preserve
Answer: A
Guide and direct are synonyms, and reduce and decrease are synonyms. The answer is not choice b or d because neither means the same as reduce. (Choice c) is incorrect because increase is the opposite of reduce.

Q 16. Odometer is to mileage as compass is to

A. Speed
B. Hiking
C. Needle
D. Direction
Answer: D
An odometer is an instrument used to measure mileage. A compass is an instrument used to determine direction. Choices a, b, and c are incorrect because none is an instrument.

Q 17. Window is to pane as book is to?

A. Novel
B. Glass
C. Cover
D. Page
Answer: D
A window is made up of panes, and a book is made up of pages. The answer is not (choice a) because a novel is a type of book. The answer is not (choice b) because glass has no relationship to a book. (Choice c) is incorrect because a cover is only one part of a book; a book is not made up of covers.

Q 18. Marathon is to race as hibernation is to?

A. Winter
B. Bear
C. Dream
D. Sleep
Answer: D
A marathon is a long race and hibernation is a lengthy period of sleep. The answer is not choice a or b because even though a bear and winter are related to hibernation, neither completes the analogy. (Choice c) is incorrect because sleep and dream are not synonymous.

Q 19. Yard is to inch as quart is to

A. Gallon
B. Ounce
C. Milk
D. Liquid
Answer: B
A yard is a larger measure than an inch (a yard contains 36 inches). A quart is a larger measure than an ounce (a quart contains 32 ounces). Gallon (choice a) is incorrect because it is larger than a quart. Choices c and d are incorrect because they are not units of measurement.

Q 20. Elated is to despondent as enlightened is to

A. aware
B. ignorant
C. miserable
D. tolerant
Answer: B
Elated is the opposite of despondent; enlightened is the opposite of ignorant.

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