Logical Reasoning - Analogies - Discussion

The words in the bottom row are related in the same way as the words in the top row. For each item, find the word that completes the bottom row of words.


walk skip run
toss pitch ?

[A]. swerve
[B]. hurl
[C]. jump
[D]. dance

Answer: Option B


Walk, skip, and run represent a continuum of movement: Skipping is faster than walking; running is faster than skipping. Below the line, the continuum is about throwing: Pitch is faster than toss; hurl is faster than pitch.

Shweta said: (Jan 4, 2013)  
What does hurl mean?

Preethika said: (Nov 13, 2013)  
Hurl means throw something with a lot of force.

Zulqar said: (Feb 15, 2018)  
What does swerve means?

Arnav said: (Sep 6, 2018)  

It means a change or cause to change direction abruptly or an abrupt change of direction.

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