Logical Reasoning - Analogies

Choose the picture that would go in the empty box so that the two bottom pictures are related in the same way as the top two are related.
1. 

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A T-shirt is to a pair of shoes as a chest of drawers is to a couch. The relationship shows to which group something belongs. The T-shirt and shoes are both articles of clothing; the chest and couch are both pieces of furniture.

2. 

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

An eye is to a pair of binoculars as a mouth is to a microphone. This relationship shows magnification. The binoculars help one see farther. The microphone helps one speak louder.

3. 

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Scissors is to knife as pitcher is to watering can. This relationship is about function. The scissors and knife are both used for cutting. The pitcher and watering can are both used for watering.

4. 

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Newspaper is to book as trumpet is to banjo. The newspaper and book are to read; the trumpet and banjo are musical instruments to play.

5. 

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Fly is to ant as snake is to lizard. The fly and ant are both insects; the snake and lizard are both reptiles.