Thursday, 29 August 2013

Must do This Analogies

Here there is some important analogies to do in verbal section . Other must do analogis will be added soon:
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SET 1: & SET 2
1. LAVA : VOLCANO ::

(A) Ice : Glass

(B) Cascade : Precipice

(C) Steam : Geyser

(D) Avalanche : Ice

(E) Snowstorm : Lightning

2. INTRODUCTION : CONCLUSION ::

(A) Announcement : News

(B) Greeting : Farewell

(C) Birth : Marriage

(D) Landing : Accolade

(E) Companionship : Termination

3. DEGREE : TEMPERATURE ::

(A) Nutrient : Nourishment

(B) Scale : Length

(C) Decibel : Sound

(D) Decibel : Sound

(E) Headphones : Conversation

4. ANSTINENCE : DRUNKENNESS :

(A) Celibacy : Promiscuity

(B) Indulgence : Fatness

(C) Withdrawal : Annexation

(D) Entertainment : Dismay

(E) Thrift : frivolity

5. BARK : DOG ::

(A) Sty : Pig

(B) Skin : Cat

(C) Nest : Bird

(D) Egg : Chicken

(E) Hoot : Owl

6. REFEREE : FIELD ::

(A) Experimenter : Result

(B) Arbitrator : Deadlock

(C) Gladiator : Fight

(D) Professor : Classroom

(E) Judge : Courtroom

7. COMPREHEND : UNINTELLIGIBLE :

(A) Swallow : Edible

(B) Circumvent : Risky

(C) Accumulate : Insignificant

(D) Control : Ungovernable

(E) Suspect : Untrustworthy

8. MERCHANDISE : SHOPLIFT ::

(A) Conversation : Eavesdrop

(B) Property : Trespass

(C) Debate : Slander

(D) Suspect : Apprehend

(E) Onlooker : Subpoena

9. SWELL : BURST ::

(A) Assimilate : Weaken

(B) Pollute : Heal

(C) Promote : Conceive

(D) Thaw : freeze

(E) Stumble : fall

10. RETICENT : TALK ::

(A) Abstemious : Devour

(B) Tasteless : Savor

(C) Likely : Conjecture

(D) Cranky : Conjecture

(E) Contumacious : Revolt

11. RECTANGLE : SQUARE ::

(A) Sphere : Circle

(B) Tub : Shower

(C) Sonnet : Poem

(D) Hypotenuse : Triangle

(E) Magazine : Article

12. SEMINARY : THEOLOGIAN ::

(A) Academy : Cadet

(B) Courtroom : Witness

(C) Sanitarium : Patient

(D) Conservatory : Artist

(E) Laboratory : Researcher

13. SHARD : POTTERY ::

(A) Hill : Cliff

(B) Ash : fire

(C) Hair : Wig

(D) Canal : River

(E) Splinter : Wood

14. OBTRUSIVE : IGNORE ::

(A) Autocratic : Govern

(B) Inconsequential : Denigrate

(C) Elusive : capture

(D) Auspicious : forecast

(E) Appropriated : usurp

15. CARAT : GOLD ::

(A) Proof : Alcohol

(B) Liter : Beer

(C) Pound : sugar

(D) Meter : Rope

(E) Ream : Paper

16. LOG : COMPANY ::

(A) Fabric : Weaver

(B) Catalogue : Stockiest

(C) Trademark : Manufacturer

(D) Landmark : Surveyor

(E) Painting : artist

17. SHRINE : PILGRIM ::

(A) Peak : Climber

(B) Voting : Pollster

(C) Debacle : Loser

(D) Highway : Driver

(E) Dive : Swimmer

18. HATCH : HOLD ::

(A) Rudder : Anchor

(B) Boat : Barge

(C) Courtyard : Terrace

(D) Door : Room

(E) Cellar : Attic

19. CHANT : SPEAK ::

(A) March : Walk

(B) Heed : Hear

(C) Wince : dodge

(D) Squeeze : Touch

(E) Blink : view

20. INCUMBENT : OFFICE ::

(A) Monarch : Throne

(B) President : Company

(C) Supervisor : Employee

(D) Captain : Army


(E) Owner : Equity

Answers:

1. (DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC) A volcano gives out lava (meaning molten rock); a geyser

(meaning  a natural spring ) gives out steam. (C)

2. (ANTONYMS ) Introduction and conclusion are antonyms; greeting (such as good morning ) and

farewell (such as good-bye) are antonyms .(B)

3. (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT ) Degree is the unit in which temperature is measured; decibel is the

unit in which sound is measured.  (D)

4. (ANTONYMS ) One who practices abstinence (meaning celibacy (meaning keeping away form

alcoholic drinks) does not indulge in drunkenness; one who practices celibacy (meaning abstinence

from sex) does not indulge in promiscuity (meaning indiscriminate indulgence in sex). (A)

5. (ANIMAL AND SOUND ) Barking is the cry of a dog; hooting is the cry of an owl. (E)

6. (PERNON AND WORKPLACE) A referee decides in the field; a judge decides in the courtroom.

(E) If you had framed your sentence as ‘A referee functions in a field, then you should refine your

sentence as ‘A referee decides in the field’, in which case (D) can be eliminated.

7. (ANTONYM VARIANT ) Anything that cannot be comprehended (meaning understood) is

unintelligible; anything that cannot be controlled is ungovernable. (D) The related antonym

relationship is comprehensible: unintelligible:: controllable : ungovernable

8. (DESIRABLE AND UNDESIRABLE FORMS OF AN ACTION) When one shoplifts, one stealthily

takes a merchandise; when one trespasses, one stealthily enters someone else’s property. (B)

9. (CAUSE AND EFFECT) Swelling (meaning increasing in volume because of internal pressure), if

unchecked, results in a burst; stumbling (meaning missing one’s step) if unchecked, results in a fall.

(E)

10. ( ANTONYM VARIANT ) A reticent (meaning reserved in style) person does not talk: an

abstemious (meaning given to eating in moderation ) person does not devour (meaning eat like a

glutton). (A) (The related antonym relationship is reticent: talkative:: abstemious : gorging)

11. (EXAMPLE AND CATEGORY) A square is a specific instance of rectangles; a sonnet is a specific

instance of poem. (C)

12. (PERSON AND WORKPLACE ) A theologian (meaning one who studies the nature of God and

religion) studies in a seminary (meaning religious school); an artist studies in a conservatory

(meaning school of art or music). (D)

13. (PART AND THE WHOLE ) A shard is broken piece of pottery; a splinter is a broken piece of

wood. ( A wig is made up of a shards.) (E)

14. (CAUSE AND EFFECT)  It is difficult to ignore an obtrusive (meaning too noticeable) person; it is

difficult to capture an elusive (meaning slippery) person. (C)

15. (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT) Carat is the measure of purity of gold; proof is the meters and paper in

reams. But these units do not measure their purity.)

16. (SYMBOLA AND MEANING ) A logo is the symbol of a company; a trademark is the symbol of a

manufacturer. (C)

17. (PERSON AND GOAL) A pilgrim’s goal is to reach the shrine (meaning sacred or holy place); a

climber’s goal is to reach the peak. (A)

18. (PART AND THE WHOLE) One enters a hold (of a ship) through the hatch; one enter a room

through the door. (D)

19. (DEFINITION ) To chant means to speak in a rhythm; to march means to walk in a rhythm. (A)

20. (DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC ) An incumbent is the occupier of an office; a monarch is the


occupier of a throne. (A)
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SET 2:
1. APOSTATE : RELIGION ::

(A) Offender : Order

(B) Atheist : faith

(C) Deserter : duty

(D) Adherent : rule

(E) Deifier : hero

2. BIRD : AVIARY ::

(A) Lion : Circus

(B) Bear : Cave

(C) Pig : sty

(D) Hare : Burrow

(E) Rodent : silo

3. JEER : DERISION ::

(A) Worry : Check

(B) Tremble : Menace

(C) Slouch : Alertness

(D) Reprimand : Censure

(E) Glower : Agony

4. SWARM : INSECT ::

(A) Match : Player

(B) Picnic : forest

(C) Throng : Person

(D) Dog : Puppy

(E) Vase : Bloom

5. IRASCIBLE : PROVOKED ::

(A) Credulous : Convinced

(B) Reliable : Disproved

(C) Immoral : Suppressed

(D) Impersonal : Described

(E) Taunting : Amused

6. EXPEL : SCHOOL ::

(A) Export : Factory

(B) Exile : Nation

(C) Escape : penitentiary

(D) Vacate : Building

(E) Dodge : Taxes

7. COLD : FORSTBILE ::

(A) River bed : Sand

(B) Star : Twinkling

(C) Laceration : Wound

(D) Heat : sunburn

(E) Rain : Overcoat

8. BACTERIA : DECOMPOSITION ::

(A) Volcano : Eruption

(B) Antibiotic : Injection

(C) Yeast : Fermentation

(D) Oxygen : treatment

(E) Trees : Deforestation

9. GRADUATE : DIPLOMA ::

(A) Aggressor : Compromise

(B) Property owner : Deed

(C) Editor : Byline

(D) Elector : Vote

(E) Librarian : volume

10. COLOR : WAVELENGTH ::

(A) Pitch : Frequency

(B) Diameter : Circumference

(C) Angle : Acuteness

(D) Power : Generation

(E) String : Vibration

11. PLAIN : AUSTERE ::

(A) Neutral : Detached

(B) Clean : Sterile

(C) Lonely : Gloomy

(D) Deserted : Barren

(E) Eloquent : Talkative

12. EQUANTIMITY : DISCOMPOSE ::

(A) Equation : Invert

(B) Equitableness : Oppose

(C) Prevarication : Diminish

(D) Equilibrium : Unbalance

(E) Similarity : Verify

13. RIDDLED : HOLES ::

(A) Untangled : Ties

(B) Furrowed : Articles

(C) Imperfect : Repairs

(D) Pitted : Indentations

(E) Sharpened : Lacerations

14. DEFENSE : BASTION ::

(A) Storage : Arsenal

(B) Supply : Anchorage

(C) Concealment : Citadel

(D) Embarkation : Asylum

(E) Fortification : Pavilion

15. RELAPSE : CONVALESCENCE ::

(A) Reiteration : Monotony

(B) Stalemate : Debate

(C) Dissonance : Euphony

(D) Recidivism : Rehabilitation

(E) Feudalism : Modernisation

16. VAULT : THEFT ::

(A) Fort : Aggression

(B) Spice : Aroma

(C) Fence : Dwelling

(D) Army : War

(E) Jail : Sentence

17. COMA : unconsciousness ::

(A) Amnesia : Exercise

(B) Delirium : Confusion

(C) Paralysis : Distress

(D) Hallucination : Insensibility

(E) Fever : Tranquility

18. SPECKLE : SPOTS ::

(A) Demand : Changes

(B) Perforate : Stamps

(C) Emboss : Planes

(D) Ornament : Stripes

(E) Striate : Grooves

19. LACKEY : DEPENDENT ::

(A) Amateur : Artist

(B) Groveler : Petitioner

(C) Coward : Delinquent

(D) Envoy : Emissary

(E) Vicar : Abbot

20. SEDATIVE : SLEEP ::

(A) Challenging : Knowledge

(B) Mnemonic : Memory

(C) Dramatic : Story

(D) Vocal : Eloquence


(E) Harmonic : Music

Answers SET 2:

1. (DEFINITION ) An apostate is one who has abandoned his faith; a deserter is one who has abandoned his duty.

(C)

2. (HABITAT ) An aviary is where one grows birds; a sty is where one grows pigs. (C)

3. (SYNONYM VARIANT ) (From a reference to the first words in the choices, we can infer that jeer is used as a

verb in this question.) When one jeers ( meaning mocks or abuses) criticizes) another person, he shows his censure (

meaning disapproval ) (D)

4. (COLLECTIVE NOUN) A swarm means a large number of insects; a throng means a large number of persons.

(C)

5. (DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC ) An irascible (meaning easily angered ) person can be easily provoked; a

credulous (meaning disposed to believe readily ) person can be easily convinced. (A)

6. (CAUSE AND EFFECT ) A person expelled from school cannot reenter ti; a person exiled (meaning banished

legally) from a country cannot reenter it. (B)

7. (CAUSE AND EFFECT) Severity of cold causes frostbite: severity of heat causes sunburn. (D)

8. (CAUSE AND EFFECT) Bacteria are minute organisms which cause decomposition: yeasts are minute

organisms which cause fermentation (meaning chemical reaction induced by living organisms). (C)

9. (SYMBOL AND MEANING) The word deed’ means ‘title deed’ to a property) The diploma forms proof that one

is a graduate; the deed forms proof that one is a property owner. (B)

10. (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT ) The color of light is measured by its wave length: the pitch of sound is measured

by its frequency. (A)

11. (DEGREE OF INTENSITY) Being austere (meaning bare) is a heightened form of being plain: being sterile

(meaning free from bacteria or other micro-organisms) is a heightened form of being clean. The pairs (neutral,

detached); (deserted, barren) and (eloquent, talkative) are mere synonyms.) (B)

12. (CAUSE AND EFFECT) When discomposed (meaning disturbed in composure) one loses one’s equanimity

(meaning calmness); when unbalanced, one loses one’s equilibrium (meaning mental or emotional peace). (D)

13. (CAUSE AND EFFECT) A surface that is riddled ( meaning pierced or perforated) develops holes; a surface

that is pitted (meaning marked with depressions) develops indentations (meaning depressions). (D)

14. (THING AND PURPOSED) A bastion (meaning the projecting part of a fortification) is a structure used for

defense; an arsenal (meaning a place used for storing arms and ammunitions) is a building used for storage. (A)

Choice (E) is given to trip you because you may think that there is some connection between ‘defense’

and ‘fortification’ and wrongly choose it as the answer)

15. (DEFINITION) A relapse (meaning getting back an illness) is a setback on convalescence (meaning the

process of returning to health and strength); a recidivism (meaning returning to criminal habits) is a setback on

rehabilitation. (D)

16. (THING AND PURPOSE) The purpose of a vault (meaning a steel structure where valuables are kept) is to

protect from theft; the purpose of a fort is to protect from aggression. (A)

17. (DEGREEE OF INTENSITY ) Coma is an intensified state of unconsciousness; delirium (meaning state of

uncontrolled excitement or emotion) is an intensified state of confusion. (B)

18. (CAUSE AND EFFECT) A speckled surface has a number of spots; a striated surface has a number grooves. (E)

19. (DESIRABLE AND UNESIRABLE FORMS OF A QUALITY ) Being a lackey (meaning a servile follower ) is an

undesirable form of a being a dependent; being  a groveler (meaning a person who abases himself for a favour ) is

an undesirable form of being a petitioner. (B)

20. (THING AND PURPOSE ) A sedative act as an aid to sleep; a mnemonic (such as VIBGYOR, a a word made

of the first letters of the sequential colors of the rainbow) acts as an aid to memory. (B)
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