# Analogy Shortcuts, Analogy Solved Example

Analogy Important Questions - Page 2 Analogy means similarity. In this type of test, two objects related in some way are given and third object is also given with four or five alternatives.

The candidates are required to find out which one of the alternatives bears the same relation with the third as first and second objects are related.

## Solved Examples - Analogy

Example 1) Calf : Piglet : : Shed : ?
(A) Prison
(B) Nest
(C) Pigsty
(D) Den
Ans.(C) Calf is young one of cow and piglet is the young of Pig. Shed is the dwelling place of cow. Similarly Pigsty is the dwelling place of Pig.

Example 2) Curd : Milk : : Shoe : ?

(A) Leather
(B) Cloth
(C) Jute
(D) Silver

Ans. (A) As curd is made from milk similarly shoe is made from leather.

Example 3) Malaria : Mosquito : : ? : ?

(A) Poison : Death
(B) Cholera : Water
(C) Rat : Plague
(D) Medicine : Disease

Ans. (B) As malaria is caused due to mosquito similarly cholera is caused due to water.

Example 4) ABC : : ZYX : : CBA : ?

(A) XYZ
(B) BCA
(C) YZX
(D) ZXY

Ans. (A) CBA is the reverse of ABC similarly XYZ is the reverse of ZYX.

Example 5) 4 : 18 : : 6 : ?
(A) 32
(B) 38
(C) 11
(D) 37

Ans. (B) As $(4)^{2}$ + 2 = 18
Similarly $(6)^{2}$ + 2 = 38