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Q:

Fumble is to Finesse as Malign is to

A) Slander B) Extol
C) Criticize D) Assurance

Answer:   B) Extol



Explanation:

Fumble means grope, mishandle, drop, mistake, blunder, bungle.

Finesse means skill, grace, elegance, assurance, diplomacy, discretion.

So, they are opposites.

 

Similarly,

Malign means slander or criticize.

Extol means being kind or good-natured. A person without finesse often fumbles. A person without extol in his heart often maligns.

Extol means praise or exalt, benevolence

Q:

Root : Stem : Branch : ?

A) Soil B) Tree
C) Wood D) Leaf
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Leaf

Explanation:

Root : Stem : Branch : Leaf

Since all are parts of a tree.

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Q:

Race : Fatigue :: Fast : ?

A) Hunger B) Appetite
C) Weakness D) Food
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hunger

Explanation:

Race : Fatigue :: Fast : Hunger

The first word causes the second.

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Q:

Minute is to hour as second is to

A) Milli seconds B) Hour
C) Minute D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Minute

Explanation:

We know that, 60 minutes = 1 Hour. Similarly, 60 seconds = 1 Minute.

 

Therefore, Minute is to hour as second is to Minute.

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Q:

Blasphemy is to religion as treason is to what

A) government B) constitution
C) reason D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) government

Explanation:

Treason is a violation or attack against a person's government which puts the safety of the government at risk. Blasphemy is speaking or acting against a person's religion which attacks the belief system of that religion.

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Q:

Teeth is to hen as nest is to

A) Gums B) Lips
C) Mare D) Mouth
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mare

Explanation:

The answer is 'mare' because a "mare’s nest" doesn't exist just like "hen's teeth" don't exist.

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Q:

Tadpole is to frog as larva is to

A) insect B) spider
C) worm D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) insect

Explanation:

Tadpole is the larval stage in all the amphibians whereas larva in all the insects.

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Q:

Ice is to water as rock is to

A) Lava B) Oil
C) Sand D) Mud
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lava

Explanation:

When ice melts it changes its physical state to water. Similarly, when rock melts it changes into lava or magma.

 

Hence, ice is to water as rock is to lava.

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Q:

Better is to worst as slower is to

A) quickest B) good
C) best D) fast
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) quickest

Explanation:

Better is compared with worst and slower must be compared with quickest since fast is the extreme of it.

 

Hence, Better is to worst as slower is to quickest.

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