SSC MTS Reasoning study material: Analogy-I

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SSC MTS reasoning Analogy
SSC MTS reasoning Analogy

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SSC MTS Verbal reasoning study material: Analogy

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1. India: President:: state:?

a. Mayor

b. Chief Minister

c. Governor

d. Prime Minister


Explanation:-According to The Indian Constitution, a President is the head of the country; similarly, Governor is appointed as the head of the state.

2. Soap is related to Wash in the same way as broom is related to _______.

a. Floor

b. Clean

c. Dust

d. Sweep

Ans.:- d.

Explanation:-Soap is used for washing clothes; similarly, broom is used to sweep the dust.

3. Darkness : Lamp

a. Medicine : illness

b. Pen : classroom

c. Pain : Exercise

d. Thirst : Water


Explanation:-Just as Darkness is eliminated by lamp, so also water eliminates thirst.

4. Summit : Apex :: I : II

I. (1) Picture  (2) Attractive   (3) Beautiful   (4) Playful

II. (A) Pretty  (B) Brave  (C) Healthy  (D) Relaxed

a. 1C

b. 3D

c. 2C

d. 3A

Ans.:- c.

Explanation:-Summit and apex are synonyms to each other. Similarly, Beautiful and pretty are synonyms to each other.

5. Choose the word, which is similar to the following group-

India : Bangladesh : Chile

a. Maldives

b. Paris

c. Stockholm

d. Moscow


Explanation:-India, Bangladesh, Maldives, and Chile all are countries, while Paris, Stockholm, and Moscow are the capitals of the nations.

6. Pekiti : Muay Thai : Jujutsu

a. They all are Chinese dishes.

b. They all are person’s names.

c. They all are the forms of martial arts.

d. They all are the dance forms


Explanation:-Pekiti, Muay Thai, and Jujutsu are the martial art forms originated from Philippines, Thailand, and Japan respectively.

7.  Find the similar analogy to the following-

Tehsil : District : State : Country

a. Metropolitan : Metropolis : City : Town

b. Block : Colony : Zone : Town

c. Province : District : State : Country

d. Uttar Pradesh : Madhya Pradesh : Delhi : Haryana

Ans.:- c.

Explanation:-the problem statement contains four items in hierarchical system from lower to higher levels. This analogy is similar to Province, District, State, and Country.

8. 9 : 8 :: 16 : ?

a. 25

b. 125

c. 27

d. 64

Ans.:- c.

Explanation: - the problem statement shares the following relationship-

(x)y : (x-1)y+1 => the answer will be (4-1)2+1 = 27.

9. AD : FI : KL : ?

a. PQ

b. ST

c. UV

d. YZ

Ans.:- a.

Explanation: -  This analogy follows the pattern stated below-

A + 5 = F;

D + 5 = I;

K + 5 = P;

L + 5 = Q;

10. B :  9 :: E : ?

a. 16

b. 36

c. 49

d. 64

Ans.:- b.

Explanation:- B holds second position in the alphabetic series; and 9 is the (2 +1)2; Similarly, E holds the fifth position in the alphabetic series; Hence, the answer will be (5 + 1)2 = 36.

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