## Verbal Analogies

#### 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. EAT : GORGE ::

1. As per the given above question , we know that
This is a degree of intensity analogy. To guzzle is to drink a lot, rapidly. Likewise, to gorge is to eat intensely.

##### Correct Option: A

As per the given above question , we know that
This is a degree of intensity analogy. To guzzle is to drink a lot, rapidly. Likewise, to gorge is to eat intensely.
Therefore , required answer will be EAT : GORGE :: DRINK : GUZZLE .

1. ISLAND : OCEAN ::

1. According to question , we know that
Relation - surrounded object - surroundings; an island is a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides as an oasis is surrounded by desert on all sides.

##### Correct Option: D

According to question , we know that
Relation - surrounded object - surroundings; an island is a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides as an oasis is surrounded by desert on all sides.
Thus , ISLAND : OCEAN :: Oasis : Desert

1. PREMISE : CONCLUSION

1. As we know that ,
A conclusion is drawn from a premise, similarly an inference can be drawn from an assumption. Hypothesis is also an assumption but a theory a usually drawn from proofs.

##### Correct Option: A

As we know that ,
A conclusion is drawn from a premise, similarly an inference can be drawn from an assumption. Hypothesis is also an assumption but a theory a usually drawn from proofs.
Therefore , PREMISE : CONCLUSION ASSUMPTION : INFERENCE

1. FRAGILE : CRACK ::

1. As we know that ,
Relation - Property - effect; i.e. ‘something which is fragile cracks,’ similarly something that is pliable bends. Cemetery is burial ground, irreducible is what cannot be reduced.

##### Correct Option: D

As we know that ,
Relation - Property - effect; i.e. ‘something which is fragile cracks,’ similarly something that is pliable bends. Cemetery is burial ground, irreducible is what cannot be reduced.
Hence , required answer will be FRAGILE : CRACK :: PLIABLE : BEND .

1. PHYSICIAN : SURGEON ::

1. As we know that ,
While the physician can diagnose and treat a patient with drugs, the surgeon treats a patient through an operation. The same relationship works in the case of an optometrist and an ophthalmologist.

##### Correct Option: B

As we know that ,
While the physician can diagnose and treat a patient with drugs, the surgeon treats a patient through an operation. The same relationship works in the case of an optometrist and an ophthalmologist.
Therefore , PHYSICIAN : SURGEON :: OPTOMETRIST : OPHTHALMOLOGIST is correct answer .