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# Verbal Reasoning - Simple Analogy Aptitude Questions

Simple Analogy Reasoning Aptitude Questions and Answers with solutions and Explanations for Bank PO, UPSC, CSAT, MBA, CAT, SSC-CGL, IBPS, Bank Clerical etc.
1.

“Ruby” is to “Red” as “Sapphire” is to___?
[A]Green
[B]Yellow
[C]Blue
[D]Orange

Blue
Sapphire is a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone

2.

“Assam” is to “Bihu” as “Kerala” is to___?
[A]Kathakali
[B]Kuchipudi
[C]Kathak
[D]Bharatnatyam

Kathakali
Bihu is the folk-dance of Assam. Kathakali is the folk-dance of Kerala.

3.

“Commodore” is to “Navy” as “Brigadier” is to___?
[A]Captain
[B]Commander
[C]Air Force
[D]Army

Army
Commodore is a rank in Navy, while Brigadier is an equivalent rank in Army.

4.

“Kandla” is to “Gujarat” as “Cochin” is to___?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Kerala
[C]Goa
[D]Chennai

Kerala
Kandla is a port in Gujarat. Cochin is a port in Kerala.

5.

“Smoke” is to “Pollution” as “War” is to___?
[A]Destruction
[B]Treaty
[C]Victory
[D]Peace

Destruction
Some causes pollution. War causes destruction.

6.

“Coconut” is to “Shell” as “Letter” is to___?
[A]Letter-box
[B]Stamp
[C]Mail
[D]Envelope

Envelope
A shell encloses the coconut. Enevelope encloses the letter.

7.

“Bird” is to “Wing” as “Fish” is to___?
[A]Gill
[B]Fin
[C]Tail
[D]Scale

Fin
Wing is the organ of birds used for aerial movements. Fin is the organ of fish used for aquatic movements.

8.

“Cricket” is to “Bat” as “Hockey” is to___?
[A]Field
[B]Stick
[C]Player
[D]Ball

Stick
Bat is used for hitting a ball in cricket. In Hockey, the job is done using a stick.

9.

“Cattle” is to “Herd” as “Sheep” is to___?
[A]Flock
[B]Swarm
[C]Shoal
[D]Mob

Flock
A group of cattle is called herd. A group of sheep is called flock.

10.

“Anaemia” is to “Blood” as “Anarchy” is to___?
[A]Religion
[B]Governence
[C]Monarchy
[D]Disorder

Governence
Deficiency of the blood represents anaemia. If there is no governance, it would cause anarchy.

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