Logical Reasoning - Analogies - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Analogies - Type 1 (Q.No. 11)
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
Answer: Option
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.
Discussion:
13 comments Page 1 of 2.

Aadisha said:   2 years ago
It should be humble.

Sanket sharma said:   3 years ago
Boastful means proud. And proud in the sense of being self-obsessed.

Dharshni said:   6 years ago
Boastful means ability and arrogant means also ability.
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Jagadishbabu said:   6 years ago
Arrogant is one of the synonym of boastful.

Reetu said:   6 years ago
I am not understanding it.

Boastful=proud=arrogant. How?
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Mahima said:   6 years ago
But boastful is in not a synonym of arrogant. Showing pride and self-satisfaction does not conclude arrogant.

Jeba said:   7 years ago
I didn't understand this. Please explain it.

Durga said:   7 years ago
How arrogant mean proud?

Sudha said:   7 years ago
I did not understand that. Can any one explain me clearly?

Ashwin said:   8 years ago
Do proud means arrogant?


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