When you draw an analogy between two things we compare them for the purpose of explanation. If a scientist says that earth’s forest functions as human lungs then we instantly draw an explanation that both lungs and trees intake important elements from air. As far as SSC exam is concerned this is one of the trickiest section. We intend to comprehend it by solving as many different types of questions as is asked in papers. Presently in the level 1 exam a good aspirant must be able to solve at least 7 out of 10 questions given.
Given below are a few sample questions on analogy based on the latest pattern.
Answer: (1) 27:9
Answer: (3) Cyprus: Dollar;
Flow : River :: Stagnant : ?
Answer: (4) Pool;
Answer: (5) Patients: Doctors;
In each of the following questions, select the related word/number from the given alternative:
1. Flow : River :: Stagnant : ?
A. Rain B. Stream C. Pool D. Canal
2. Ornithologist : Bird :: Archaeologist : ?
A. Islands B. Mediators C. Archaeology D. Aquatic
3. Peacock : India :: Bear : ?
A. Australia B. America C. Russia D. England
4. Given set: (3,7,15)
A. 2,6,10 B. 4,8,18 C. 5,9,17 D. 7,12,19
5. Given set: (63,49,35)
A. 81,63,45 B. 64,40,28 C. 72,40,24 D. 72,48,24
6. 3 : 243 :: 5 : ?
A. 405 B. 465 C. 3125 D. 546
7. 5 : 36 :: 6 : ?
A. 48 B. 50 C. 49 D. 56
8. TALE : LATE :: ? : CAFE
A. FACE B. CAEF C. CAFA D. FEAC
9. AZBY : DWEV :: HSIR : ?
A. JQKO B. KPOL C. KPLO D. KOLP
10. DE : 45 :: BC : ?
A. 34 B. 23 C. 56 D. 43
1. Answer: Option C
Explanation: As Water of a River flows similarly water of Pool is Stagnant. Answer & Explanation
2. Answer: Option C
Explanation: As Ornithologist is a specialist of Birds similarly Archaeologist is a specialist of Archaeology.
3. Answer: Option C
Explanation: As Peacock is the national bird of India, similarly Bear is the national animal of Russia.
4. Ans. Option C
Explanation: 1st number+4 = 2nd number
2nd number+8= 3rd number
5. Ans. Option A
Explanation: 63= 7*9
6. Ans. Option C
7. Ans. Option A
8. Ans. Option A
Explanation: The first and the third letters has been interchanged
9. Ans. Option C
Explanation: Pairs of opposite letter
A&Z, B&Y, similarly H&S, I&R, K&P, L&O
10. Ans. Option B
Explanation: D=4, E=5, similarly B=2, C=3