Logical Reasoning - Analogies
Exercise : Analogies - Type 1
Directions to Solve
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.
Elated is to despondent as enlightened is to
Optimist is to cheerful as pessimist is to
Reptile is to lizard as flower is to
Play is to actor as concert is to
Sponge is to porous as rubber is to
A sponge is a porous material. Rubber is an elastic material. (Choice a) is incorrect because rubber would not generally be referred to as massive. The answer is not (choice b) because even though rubber is a solid, its most noticeable characteristic is its elasticity. Choice d is incorrect because rubber has flexibility.