# 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.

11.
Careful is to cautious as boastful is to
arrogant
humble
joyful
suspicious
Explanation:
Careful and cautious are synonyms (they mean the same thing). Boastful and arrogant are also synonyms. The answer is not (choice b) because humble means the opposite of boastful. The answer is not choice c or d because neither means the same as boastful.

12.
Pen is to poet as needle is to
button
sewing
tailor
Explanation:
A pen is a tool used by a poet. A needle is a tool used by a tailor. The answer is not choice a, b, or c because none is a person and therefore cannot complete the analogy.

13.
Secretly is to openly as silently is to
scarcely
impolitely
noisily
quietly
Explanation:
Secretly is the opposite of openly, and silently is the opposite of noisily. Choices a and b are clearly not the opposites of silently. (Choice d) means the same thing as silently.

14.
Embarrassed is to humiliated as frightened is to
terrified
agitated
courageous
reckless