Logical Reasoning - Analogies - Discussion

Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words.



[A]. jockey : horse
[B]. contractor : building
[C]. mason : stone
[D]. cowboy : boot
[E]. potter : paint

Answer: Option B


A cobbler makes and repairs shoes; a contractor builds and repairs buildings.

Kumar said: (Nov 21, 2016)  
I think mason and stone will also be the answer because it will also use stones while building.

Anurag said: (Mar 18, 2017)  
Ofcourse, Mason : stone is the answer. Since Contractor can be of any type, not just a building contractor whereas a mason always works with stones and bricks. So it is more accurate.

Purviee said: (May 2, 2018)  
Potter: Paint will also be the answer.

Thakur said: (Apr 18, 2019)  
Yes, I think also Mason is the right answer.

Sir Taslib said: (Mar 17, 2021)  
Contractors don't build houses etc but masons do then why not C?

Tushar said: (Jun 9, 2021)  
Yes, option C is look like more correct.

Lavanya said: (Aug 3, 2021)  
Cobbler makes and repairs shoes but a mason does not makes stones. He just uses them in making Houses etc. So mason:stone is not the answer. Also potter makes potes not paints. So that too is incorrect. So the answer is contractor: building.

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