Non Verbal Reasoning - Analogy

Exercise :: Analogy - Section 2

Each of the following questions consists of two sets of figures. Figures A, B, C and D constitute the Problem Set while figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 constitute the Answer Set. There is a definite relationship between figures A and B. Establish a similar relationship between figures C and D by selecting a suitable figure from the Answer Set that would replace the question mark (?) in fig. (D).

21. 

Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?).

Problem Figures:                            Answer Figures:
    (A)     (B)      (C)     (D)                  (1)      (2)      (3)      (4)      (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The figure is rotated through 90oCW; the triangle is converted to an arrowhead and the zig-zag or the lines inside the main figure turn outwards.

22. 

Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?).

Problem Figures:                            Answer Figures:
    (A)     (B)      (C)     (D)                  (1)      (2)      (3)      (4)      (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The figure is rotated through 180o and a new line segment is added to the figure obtained.

23. 

Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?).

Problem Figures:                            Answer Figures:
    (A)     (B)      (C)     (D)                  (1)      (2)      (3)      (4)      (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The figure is enclosed in a new figure with one more number of sides, in such a way that the upper vertex of the two figures coincide.

24. 

Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?).

Problem Figures:                            Answer Figures:
    (A)     (B)      (C)     (D)                  (1)      (2)      (3)      (4)      (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The two partially shaded circles rotate through 180o.

25. 

Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?).

Problem Figures:                            Answer Figures:
    (A)     (B)      (C)     (D)                  (1)      (2)      (3)      (4)      (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The number of sides of the central figure increases by one and the number of line segments attached to the central figure decreases by one.