# Analogy Questions

Q:

Modern : Antiquated :: Weak : ?

 A) Strong B) Fragile C) Inadequate D) Puny

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Strong

Explanation:

Modern is used to refer to something new whereas antiquated is used with respect to something old.

In other words, both terms are the opposite of each other.

From the above analysis, the missing word should be a word that represents the opposite of weak. Strong is used to with great influence. Therefore, the apt word is strong or any synonym of strong like potent, powerful, keen,...

Hence, Modern : Antiquated :: Weak : Strong.

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Q:

Choose the antonym of the word given from the following options ?

MUNDANE

 A) Extraordinary B) Regular C) Visionary D) Routine

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Extraordinary

Explanation:
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Q:

Rotate : Energy :: Stop : ?

 A) Spin B) Break C) Inertia D) None

Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Inertia

Explanation:

To rotate is to energy to stop is to inertia. From the definition itself we know that inertia is a property by virtue of which a body continues to be in the state of rest or in state of motion. So over here whenever energy is supplied then the body starts to move that is a displacement is there and it is rotating where as whenever the body is stopped an inertia of rest is created.

So, Rotate : Energy :: Stop : Inertia.

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Q:

Thread is to String as Cask is to

 A) Barrel B) Disc C) Wallet D) Box

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Barrel

Explanation:

Here Thread and String are Synonyms of each other. Then the answer will be the synonym of Cask.

• Cask is nothing but a large barrel-like container used for storing liquids, typically alcoholic drinks.

Ex : Drum, Vessel, Tank, Barrel, Hogshead, Firkin,...

• Here from the options Barrel is the only synonym of Cask.

Thus,  Thread : String :: Cask : Barrel

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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

Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 378

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:

Antonym of the given word

abet

 A) Risk B) Pacify C) Aid D) Prevent

Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Prevent

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Q:

Convent : Cloister :: Eyrie : ?

 A) Show B) Open C) Hide D) Nest

Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nest

Explanation:

Here the first two words are synonyms. Similarly, Eyrie means a large nest. So, the synonym of Eyrie is nest.

Hence, Convent : Cloister :: Eyrie : Nest.

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Q:

Develop is to assess as train is to

 A) Change B) Educate C) Analyze D) Recruit

Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Analyze

Explanation:

When you develop a product, you assess its performance for proper functioning.

Similarly, when you train a person to do a job, you analyze his/her performance to understand how good he/she is at it.

Hence, Develop : Assess :: Train : Analyze.

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