Logical Reasoning - Analogies - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Analogies - Type 1 (Q.No. 7)
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.

7.
Optimist is to cheerful as pessimist is to
gloomy
mean
petty
helpful
Answer: Option
Explanation:
An optimist is a person whose outlook is cheerful. A pessimist is a person whose outlook is gloomy. The answer is not (choice b) because a pessimist does not have to be mean. (Choices c) and d are incorrect because neither adjective describes the outlook of a pessimist.
Discussion:
7 comments Page 1 of 1.

Vinit said:   2 years ago
Cheerfull means? Explain please.
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Rituparna said:   5 years ago
Pessimist means negative thinker.
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Latha said:   5 years ago
What is meant by cheer?

Rajat Hegde said:   7 years ago
Pessimism is a tendency to take a gloomy view of things.

Durga Praveen Kumar said:   9 years ago
Pessimist in simple term negative thinker.

Robin said:   9 years ago
Optimist answer pessimist meanings?

Sri said:   9 years ago
Gloomy = cheerless.
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