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Analogy in Word Pairs

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Which pair of words has an antonym relationship similar to 'short: tall'?

light: dark

Which pair of words does NOT exhibit an antonym relationship?

red: pink

Identify the pair of words that exhibit a binary opposite relationship similar to 'short: tall'.

light: dark

Which pair of words represents a relationship of different intensities or stages?

red: pink

Which pair of words exhibits a state that can be one or the other, similar to 'short' and 'tall'?

light: dark

Which pair of words demonstrates an action typically associated with the subject?

dog: bark

What is the primary relationship between 'wolf' and 'howl'?

species to sound

Identify the analogous pair where the first word is an animal and the second word is the vocalization or utterance made by that animal.

dog: bark

Which of these pairs demonstrates a relationship where the second word is an action the subject typically performs?

dog: bark

Which word pair shows the same relationship as 'cat: tweet'?

wolf: howl

Which pair of words shows a similar action to 'dog: bark'?

wolf: howl

Identify the pair of words where the second word indicates a vocalization produced by the first.

dog: bark

Which of the following pairs represents an incorrect association of action or characteristic?

cat: tweet

Which pair demonstrates a verb representing a common activity associated with the first noun?

person: running

Which pair describes a correct relationship of an animal and its sound?

dog: bark

Which pair of words shares a similar relationship to 'wolf: howl'?

dog: bark

Which pair of words signifies an animal and its sound?

wolf: howl

Which pair correctly demonstrates an animal paired with its corresponding vocalization?

dog: bark

Which relationship is correct considering the pattern 'animal: vocalization'?

dog: bark

Identify the pair where the second word represents a vocalization made by the first word's subject.

dog: bark

Which pair of words is analogous to the relationship between 'decrease' and 'increase'?

win : lose

Identify the pair of words that demonstrates a relationship opposite to each other, akin to 'decrease : increase'.

laugh : cry

Which pair represents a relationship of contrasting states similar to 'decrease : increase'?

hot : cold

Which pair represents an opposite relationship like 'decrease : increase'?

enter : exit

Which pair replicates the opposite dynamic seen in 'decrease : increase'?

silent : loud

Which pair of words demonstrates the opposite relationship similar to 'decrease' and 'increase'?

beauty: ugliness

Identify the pair of words that represents opposite actions or states.

beauty: ugliness

Which of these pairs of words signifies a contrasting relationship?

beauty: ugliness

Identify the word pair that has a relationship of contrast similar to 'decrease: increase'.

beauty: ugliness

Which word pair demonstrates an antonym relationship?

beauty: ugliness

Study Notes

Analogy Relationships

  • "short" is the opposite of "tall"
  • "red" is a similar shade to "pink"
  • "sit" is a similar action to "lie"
  • "running" is a similar action to "walking"
  • "light" is the opposite of "dark"

Animal Sounds and Characteristics

  • A wolf is associated with a "howl"
  • A dog can be referred to as a "bitch"
  • A dog is associated with the sound "bark"
  • A person is capable of "running"
  • A cat is not associated with the sound "tweet"

Similar Relationships

  • short and tall are antonyms that describe physical height
  • red and pink are related colors
  • sit and lie are opposite physical positions
  • running and walking are related forms of exercise/movement
  • light and dark are opposing states of illumination

Word Pairs with Similar Relationships

  • wolf and howl are related, as howling is a sound made by wolves
  • dog and bitch are related, as a bitch is a female dog
  • dog and bark are related, as barking is a sound made by dogs
  • person and running are related, as running is an action that people can do
  • wolf and howl are related, as howling is a sound made by wolves

Analogous Pairs

  • short and tall are antonyms
  • red and pink are related colors
  • sit and lie are opposite positions
  • running and walking are similar activities
  • light and dark are opposing concepts

Animal Associations

  • wolf is associated with howl
  • dog is associated with bark
  • there is no clear association between dog and bitch
  • person is associated with running
  • there is no clear association between cat and tweet

Analogies and Word Relationships

  • Short is to tall as red is to pink, implying a relationship of contrasting or opposing characteristics.
  • Sit is to lie as running is to walking, suggesting a connection between related actions or states.
  • Light is to dark as wolf is to howl, implying a relationship between a subject and its characteristic sound or action.
  • Dog is paired with bitch, implying a relationship between a noun and its related term.
  • Dog is also paired with bark, suggesting a relationship between a subject and its characteristic sound.
  • Person is paired with running, implying a relationship between a subject and its action.
  • Cat is paired with tweet, which is incorrect, as cats do not tweet; birds do.
  • Decrease is paired with increase, implying a relationship between opposing actions or states.

Note:

The correct answers are A (stretch: enlarge) and light: dark (wolf: howl), as they both represent relationships between contrasting or opposing characteristics or actions.

Analogous Relationships

  • short: tall :: red: pink (similar analogy of antonyms)
  • sit: lie :: running: walking (similar analogy of related actions)
  • light: dark :: short: tall (similar analogy of contrasting concepts)

Animal Sounds and Characteristics

  • wolf: howl :: dog: bark (similar analogy of animal sounds)
  • dog: bitch :: wolf: ? (similar analogy of animal characteristics)

Action and Movement

  • person: running :: sit: lie (similar analogy of actions and movements)

Opposing Concepts

  • decrease: increase :: beauty: ugliness (similar analogy of opposing concepts)

Word Pairs with Similar Relationships

  • decrease: increase :: stretch: enlarge (similar analogy of related actions)
  • decrease: increase :: upload: update (similar analogy of opposing actions)

Choose the correct pair of words that have a similar relationship. Test your understanding of word analogies and relationships.

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