Logical Reasoning - Analogies

Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words.
6. 

UMBRAGE : OFFENSE

A. confusion : penance
B. infinity : meaning
C. decorum : decoration
D. elation : jubilance
E. outrage : consideration

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Umbrage and offense are synonyms; elation and jubilance are synonyms.

7. 

DIRGE : FUNERAL

A. chain : letter
B. bell : church
C. telephone : call
D. jingle : commercial
E. hymn : concerto

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A dirge is a song used at a funeral; a jingle is a song used in a commercial.

8. 

DOMINANCE : HEGEMONY

A. romance : sympathy
B. furtherance : melancholy
C. independence : autonomy
D. tolerance : philanthropy
E. recompense : hilarity

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Hegemony means dominance; autonomy means independence.

9. 

PHOBIC : FEARFUL

A. finicky : thoughtful
B. cautious : emotional
C. envious : desiring
D. shy : familiar
E. asinine : silly

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

To be phobic is to be extremely fearful; to be asinine is to be extremely silly.

10. 

FERAL : TAME

A. rancid : rational
B. repetitive : recurrent
C. nettlesome : annoying
D. repentant : honorable
E. ephemeral : immortal

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Feral and tame are antonyms; ephemeral and immortal are antonyms.