Logical Reasoning - Analogies - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Analogies - Type 1 (Q.No. 19)
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.

19.
Guide is to direct as reduce is to
decrease
maintain
increase
preserve
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Guide and direct are synonyms, and reduce and decrease are synonyms. The answer is not choice b or d because neither means the same as reduce. (Choice c) is incorrect because increase is the opposite of reduce.
Discussion:
3 comments Page 1 of 1.

Harshit said:   3 years ago
Give the explanation clearly.

Deepak said:   5 years ago
Answer should be preserve.

Shubham said:   7 years ago
Why not preserve?

If we guide to some person then we give him some direction so Guide->Direct.

If we Reduce consumption of something then we preserve it for future use so, Reduce->Preserve.

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