Analogies - Type 1

A good way to figure out the relationship in a given question is to make up a sentence that describes the relationship between the first two words. Then, try to use the same sentence to find out which of the answer choices completes the same relationship with the third word.


Cup is to coffee as bowl is to

A. dish
B. soup
C. spoon
D. food

Marathon is to race as hibernation is to

A. winter
B. bear
C. dream
D. sleep

Yard is to inch as quart is to

A. gallon
B. ounce
C. milk
D. liquid

Sponge is to porous as rubber is to

A. massive
B. solid
C. elastic
D. inflexible

Elated is to despondent as enlightened is to

A. aware
B. ignorant
C. miserable
D. tolerant

Odometer is to mileage as compass is to

A. speed
B. hiking
C. needle
D. direction

Window is to pane as book is to

A. novel
B. glass
C. cover
D. page

Careful is to cautious as boastful is to

A. arrogant
B. humble
C. joyful
D. suspicious

Pride is to lion as shoal is to

A. teacher
B. student
C. self-respect
D. fish

Play is to actor as concert is to

A. symphony
B. musician
C. piano
D. percussion