Analogy Questions for SSC CGL Exam

Directions (1-9): There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of :: and one word is given on another side of :: while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the given pair has. Select the best alternative. 

Q1. Kandla : Gujarat :: Cochin : ? 
(a) Karnataka 
(b) Kerala 
(c) Goa 
(d) Chennai 

Sol. Kandla is a famous sea-port in Gujarat. Similarly, Cochin is a famous sea-port in Kerala.

Q2. Typist : Typewriter :: Writer : ?   
(a) Book 
(b) Paper   
(c) Script 
(d) Pen 

Sol. Second is the device used by the first. 

Q3. Forecast : Future :: Regret : ?  
(a) Present 
(b) Atone 
(c) Past 
(d) Sins  

Sol. Forecast is for future happenings and Regret is for past actions.

Q4. Canoe : Boat :: Mansion : ?  
(a) Hut 
(b) Palace 
(c) House 
(d) Bungalow  

Sol. First is a type of the second.

Q5. Cattle : Fodder :: Fish : ?   
(a) Feed 
(b) Hay 
(c) Insects 
(d) Plankton 

Sol. First feeds on the second.

Q6. Lakshadweep : Kavaratti :: Andaman and Nicobar : ?  
(a) Port Blair 
(b) Daman 
(c) Pondicherry 
(d) Silvassa 

Sol. Second is the capital of the first. 

Q7. Breeze : Cyclone :: Drizzle : ?  
(a) Earthquake 
(b) Storm 
(c) Flood 
(d) Downpour 

Sol. Second is a more intense form of the first. 

Q8. Cells : Tissues : Atoms : ?  
(a) Elements 
(b) Molecules 
(c) Electrons 
(d) Organs 

Sol. Cells constitute tissues and atoms constitute molecules.  

Q9. Drill : Bore : Sieve : ? 
(a) Thresh 
(b) Sift 
(c) Pry 
(d) Rinse 

Sol. Second denotes the function performed by the first. 

Q10. Tennis is related to Court in the same way as Boxing is related to ……..?…….
(a) Pool 
(b) Ring 
(c) Arena 
(d) Course 

Sol. Second is the place where the game/sport denoted by the first is held. 

Q11. Impossible is related to Feasible in the same way as Theoretical is related to ……..?……. 
(a) Radical 
(b) Usable 
(c) Practical 
(d) Workable 

Sol. The words in each pair are antonyms of each other. 

Q12. Drama is related to Scene in the same way as Book is related to ……..?…….
(a) Story 
(b) Page 
(c) Chapter 
(d) Author 

Sol. Second is a unit of the first. 

Q13. Starvation is related to Nutrition in the same way as Exhaustion is related to ……..?…….
(a) Energy 
(b) Bravery 
(c) Freshness 
(d) Courage 

Sol. First denotes the lack of second. 

Q14. Clue is related to Mystery in the same way as Warning is related to ……..?…….
(a) Disaster 
(b) Precaution 
(c) Risk  
(d) Danger 

Sol. A clue can help solve a mystery. Similarly, a warning can help prevent danger. 

Q15. Which of the following is the same as Norway, Poland, Spain?  
(a) France 
(b) Rome 
(c) Kenya 
(d) Tokyo 

Sol. Norway, Poland, Spain and France are European countries. 


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