Verbal Ability - Verbal Analogies - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Verbal Analogies - Section 1 (Q.No. 3)
Directions to Solve
Each question consist of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words, Select the pair which has the same relationship.

3.
THRUST:SPEAR
mangle:iron
scabbard:sword
bow:arrow
fence:epee
Answer: Option
Explanation:
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
Discussion:
30 comments Page 1 of 3.

Bob jr said:   3 years ago
D is the correct answer, the reason is because you can't bow with an arrow.

Here Thrust is a verb and Spear is a noun. For Verbal Analogies, you must find the best answer not everything is so cut and dry. Bow and arrow are both nouns so although they are an answer they aren't the best. D on the other hand is both a verb fence and noun epee.
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Rahul said:   4 years ago
In this analogy, the first one is action and the second one is a weapon where action is applied so that the answer will be D.
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Gerald said:   3 years ago
C is the right answer.
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Aldrin said:   3 years ago
Spear lies in the sporting group of thrust. In the same way, epee lies in the sporting group of fencing. Fencing consists of three games; foil, epee and sabre.
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Sagar mudi said:   5 years ago
Thanks @Varsha.
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Gaurav said:   7 years ago
Nope mangle is a machine used to Iron clothes hence should go with A.
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Tennyson said:   7 years ago
I feel the answer is " C ".

Agree @Manoj Gupta.
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Haseeb said:   7 years ago
The answer is fence:epee definitely because you thrust with a spear and fence with an epee. The other options don't make sense.
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Akib said:   7 years ago
Right choice. Thrust and fencing are "art of attack", and spear and epee are "weapon for attack".
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Navneet.singh said:   8 years ago
Epee is used for fencing and spear is used for thrust.


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