Typical relationships between the numbers
- One number is a multiple of others.
- One number is the square root of the other.
- One number is the cube or cube root of the other.
- The two numbers can be consecutive, even, odd or prime numbers.
- In letter analogy, the relationship is between 2 groups of letters on each side of the sign:
- In word analogy, there is a certain relationship between the 2 given words on one side of ‘::’ and one word is given on the other side
The analogy is a comparison between one thing and another, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
- A thing that is comparable to something else in significant respects.
- A process of arguing from similarity in known respects to similarity in other respects.
- A process by which new words and inflections are created on the basis of regularities in the form of existing ones.
- The analogy is a literary technique in which two unrelated objects are compared for their shared qualities.
1. In the following question, select the related word from the given alternatives: Soap: cleaning:: chair: ?
D. Both A & B
Soap is used for cleaning something. The chair is used for getting seated. Hence, option C is the correct response.
2. In the following question, select the related number from the given alternatives: 59 : 45 :: 63 : ?
59 = 5 × 9 = 45
63 = 6 × 3 = 18
Hence, option D is the correct response.