Verbal Analogies


Direction: For each of the following questions select the answer pair that expresses a relationship most similar to that expressed in the capitalised pair.

  1. DEFORESTATION : TREES ::









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    As per the given above relation in question , we get the best relationship :-
    Clearly , DEFORESTATION : TREES :: STERILIZATION : MICROORGANISM is correct answer .

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given above relation in question , we get the best relationship :-
    Clearly , DEFORESTATION : TREES :: STERILIZATION : MICROORGANISM is required answer . So ,Option D will be correct answer .


  1. QUISLING : TREASON









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    As we know that ,
    Quisling means ‘a person who helps an enemy that has taken control of his or her country’. Treason means ‘the crime of doing something could cause danger to your country, such as helping its enemies during a war.’ Hence both the given words are synonyms. Similarly homicide and murderer show the relation of synonyms.

    Correct Option: B

    As we know that ,
    Quisling means ‘a person who helps an enemy that has taken control of his or her country’. Treason means ‘the crime of doing something could cause danger to your country, such as helping its enemies during a war.’ Hence both the given words are synonyms. Similarly homicide and murderer show the relation of synonyms.
    Thus , QUISLING : TREASON :: MURDERER : HOMICIDE is correct answer .



  1. INTERLUDE : REST









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    According to question , we know that
    Interlude is the period of rest. Similarly, Retirement is the period of retreat (a period of time when one stops his usual activities and goes to a quiet place for prayer and thought).

    Correct Option: B

    According to question , we know that
    Interlude is the period of rest. Similarly, Retirement is the period of retreat (a period of time when one stops his usual activities and goes to a quiet place for prayer and thought).
    Thus , required answer will be INTERLUDE : REST :: RETIREMENT : RETREAT .


  1. SINISTER : HARM









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    On the basis of above given relation in question , we can say that
    Something that brings harm is termed as sinister. Similarly, something that brings worry or fear about something that may happen i.e. trepidation is has to be horrifying.

    Correct Option: B

    On the basis of above given relation in question , we can say that
    Something that brings harm is termed as sinister. Similarly, something that brings worry or fear about something that may happen i.e. trepidation is has to be horrifying.
    Therefore , SINISTER : HARM :: HORRIFYING : TREPIDATION is correct answer.



  1. ANTERIOR : POSTERIOR









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    As per the given above question , we can say that Posterior means the rear and anterior means the front.

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given above question , we can say that Posterior means the rear and anterior means the front.
    Thus , required answer will be ANTERIOR : POSTERIOR FRONT : REAR .