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.
6. 

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

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Hose is to firefighter as needle is to nurse. This relationship shows the tools of the trade. A hose is a tool used by a firefighter; a needle is a tool used by a nurse.

7. 

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Sail is to sailboat as pedal is to bicycle. The sail makes the sailboat move; the pedal makes the bicycle move.

8. 

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Guitar is to horn as hammer is to saw. This relationship is about grouping. The guitar and horn are musical instruments. The hammer and saw are carpentry tools.

9. 

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Knitting needles are to sweater as a computer is to a report. This relationship shows the tool needed to make a product. The knitting needles are used to create the sweater; the computer is used to write a report.

10. 

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

A U.S. flag is to a fireworks display as a Halloween mask is to a pumpkin. This relationship shows symbols. The flag and fireworks are symbols of the Fourth of July. The mask and pumpkin are symbols of Halloween.