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The following question consist of two words each that have a certain relationship to each other, followed by lettered pairs of words.Select the lettered pair that has the same relationship as the original pair of words.

Pedant  :  Erudition

A) Blunt : Politician B) Enemy : Friendly
C) Diplomat : Tactless D) Prude : Modesty

Answer:   D) Prude : Modesty



Explanation:

A pedant is a person who makes a display of erudition ( scholarly learning). Similarly , a prude is a woman who makes display of modesty.

Q:

Ration is most similar in meaning to

A) Debt B) Allowance
C) Whole D) Rear
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Allowance

Explanation:

Ration synonyms are allowance, consignment, quota,...

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Q:

25 : 37 :: 49 : ?

A) 65 B) 69
C) 79 D) 81
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 65

Explanation:

Here the given numbers are related in such a manner that,

52 = 255+12 + 1 = 37Similarly, 72 = 497+12 + 1 = 64 + 1 = 65

 

Hence, 25 : 37 :: 49 : 65.

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Q:

Artist is to painting as senator is to

A) politician B) constituents
C) attorney D) law
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) law

Explanation:

As we know that an artist makes paintings, similarly, a senator makes laws.

 

Hence, Artist : Painting :: Senator : Law.

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Q:

Microphone : Loud :: Microscope : ?

A) Investigate B) Magnify
C) Examine D) Elongate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Magnify

Explanation:

As Microphone makes sound louder similarly Microscope makes the object magnified.

 

Hence, Microphone : Loud :: Microscope : Magnify.

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Q:

Car is to garage as aeroplane is to

A) Hangar B) Port
C) Harbour D) Depot
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hangar

Explanation:

We park car temporarily in garrage, similarly, aeroplane is temporarily parked in hangar.

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Q:

Add is to multiply as subtract is to

A) fraction B) divide
C) decimal D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) divide

Explanation:

Here if you observe, add and subtract are opposite in nature. Similarly, mutiply and divide are also opposite in nature.

 

Hence, Add : Multiply :: Subtract : Divide.

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Q:

Planet : Orbit :: Projectile : ?

A) Path B) Milky way
C) Track D) Trajectory
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Trajectory

Explanation:

The path traced by planet is called Orbit. Similarly, the path traced by projectile is called Trajectory.

 

Hence, Planet : Orbit : : Projectile : Trajectory.

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Q:

Sullen is to moody as monotonous is to what

A) Repetitious B) Attractive
C) Drab D) Varied
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Repetitious

Explanation:

Here the given words, sullen and moody are synonyms to each other which means that gloomy, resentful. Similarly, repetitious and monotonous are synonyms to each other which means dull, tedious.

 

Hence, Sullen : moody :: monotonous : repetitious.

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