Analogy Questions

Q:

Seismography : Earthquake :: Taseometer : ?

 A) Landslides B) Strains C) Resistances D) Volcanoes

Explanation:

Seismography is an instrument to measure the intensity of an earthquake.

Similarly, taseometer is an instrument to measure strains.

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Q:

583 is related to 293 in the same way as 488 is related to____

 A) 291 B) 378 C) 487 D) 581

Explanation:

Sum of digits of the first number is 2 more than the sum of digits of the second number.

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Q:

34 is related to 12 in the same way as 59 is related to

 A) 45 B) 38 C) 26 D) 14

Explanation:

The second number is the product of the digits of the first.

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Q:

Horse : Jockey :: Car : ?

 A) Chauffeur B) Steering C) Mechanic D) Brake

Explanation:

A horse is driven by a jockey.

Similarly, a car is driven by a chauffeur.

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Q:

is related to 81 in the same way as 64 is related to ____

 A) 225 B) 425 C) 525 D) 625

Explanation:

The relationship is

Now ,

So, required number = ${\left(4+1\right)}^{\left(3+1\right)}$ = ${5}^{4}$ = 625

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Q:

Biped : Quadruped :: Ostrich : ?

 A) Cat B) Rabbit C) Tortoise D) Rat

Explanation:

A biped is an animal that uses two legs for walking and the quadrupeds are animals that use four legs for walking.

From the Given options, Cat only have 4 legs.

So Biped : Quadruped :: Ostrich : Cat.

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Q:

Vaunt : Flaunt :: Disparate : ?

 A) Similar B) Homogenous C) Contrast D) Alike

Explanation:

Vaunt - Vaunt means to boast or to praise about something excessively.

Flaunt - Flaunt also means to boast about something or to praise something.

Flaunt is the synonym of the word Vaunt.

Disparate - Disparate means essentially different in its kind or unlike or not able to be compared.

Then the required word is the synonym of Disparate.

Here in the given options, Contrast is the only word which is similar in meaning of Disparate.

Hence, Vaunt : Flaunt :: Disparate : Contrast.

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Q:

Grass : Erosion :: Dam : ?

 A) Water B) Freeze C) Current D) Rain

Explanation:

Here Grass is to Erosion and whereas Dam is to Water.

Since Grass prevents Erosion similarly Dam prevents Water flow.

Hence, Grass : Erosion :: Dam : Water.