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Contents Introduction 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Word Analogy Practice Challenging Word Analogy Practice Targeted Word Analogy Practice for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) ix 1 9 17 25 33 41 49 57 65 73 81 89 97 .

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you will develop the skills necessary to tackle each type of analogy question. Analogy questions are often described as “blank is to blank as blank is to blank. More accurately. These questions ask test takers to identify relationships between pairs of words. the GREs.” However. is read “puppy is to dog as kitten is to blank.” So for example. you must first have a clear understanding of the words’ definitions and then use that understanding to determine how the words are related.” The answer is. the “blank is to blank” format does not really answer the question precisely.Introduction Welcome to 501 Word Analogy Questions! This book is designed to help you prepare for the verbal and reasoning sections of many assessment and entrance exams. By completing the exercises in this book. civil service exams. and others—use analogy questions to test both logic and reasoning skills and word knowledge. Many standardized tests—including high school entrance exams. “cat. In order to solve analogy questions. you might describe the relationship between puppy and dog as “a puppy is a young dog. the SATs. puppy : dog :: kitten : ______.” To . of course.

shower : monsoon. is the second half of the first pair. This type of analogy describes the manner. orange : citrus. The relationships that are found in analogy questions fall into several general types. A spoke is part of a wheel. spoke : wheel. a pair of words consists of a part and a whole. you might say “a kitten is a young . Most analogy questions rely on your ability to deduce the correct relationship between words and to draw logical conclusions about the possible answer choices. An orange is a type of citrus. x . Function. Degree of Intensity. you could probably see that Kenya is the only country offered as a choice. . For example. These questions use pairs of words in which one word is a specific type in a general category. A hammer is used to build. c. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Part to Whole. A shower is light rainfall and a monsoon is heavy rainfall.501 Word Analogy Questions determine the missing word. way. For example. hammer : build. a country. Manner. or style by which an action is accomplished.” you can probably guess the correct answer from the following choices—a. These questions pair words that are related through function. The correct answer is Kenya—Sherpa are people who live in Tibet and Massai are people who live in Kenya. you can deduce that a country is necessary to complete the second pair. Even if you were unable to describe the relationship between the words because they are unfamiliar. . In this type of question. b. Kenya. For example. d. For example. These questions test your ability to discern nuance of meaning among pairs of words. For example. ” The key to solving an analogy question is to precisely describe the relationship between the pair of words and then apply the same relationship to determine which word completes the analogy. For example in the question “Sherpa : Tibet :: Massai : ______. As you know that Tibet . bicycle. mountain. desert— even if you do not know the exact meaning of the words in the question. Type and Category.

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shamble : walk. Shamble means to walk in an awkward manner. Symbol or representation. These questions pair words in which one word is the symbol of the other. For example, dove : peace. A dove is a symbol of peace. Action and significance. In this type of analogy one word describes an action and the other word indicates the significance of the action. For example, cry : sorrow. To cry signifies sorrow.

Analogy questions can also be used to test word knowledge and factual content. Word knowledge questions are generally pairs of synonyms or pairs of antonyms. For example, tardy : ______ :: liberal : generous. Liberal and generous are synonyms, therefore you would look for a synonym of tardy among the answer choices. Factual content questions demand a certain level of general knowledge, and cannot be deduced from the relationship alone. For example: iron : Fe :: silver : ______ a. Na b. Cl c. Ag d. K In this case you need to know that the chemical symbol for silver is Ag. Even though these questions require some basic knowledge you can still apply logic to the question. For example, if you know that the chemical name for table salt is NaCl, you can eliminate these two answers. This leaves you with Ag and K. If you happen to know that the French word for silver is argent, then Ag would be an excellent educated guess. There is a final type of analogy question that is purely a logic test. These questions pair seemingly unrelated words. The relationship is found in the arrangement of the letters. For example:

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about : bout :: ______ : mend a. amend b. near c. tear d. dismiss In this case, the answer is amend because that is the word formed by adding an “a” in front of mend. You will also find scrambled words and anagrams in this category of analogies. The questions increase in difficulty as you move through each set of exercises. Because this book is designed for many levels of test takers, you may find that some of the more advanced questions are beyond your ability. If you are using this book to study for a high school entrance exam, you may get a number of questions that appear later in a section wrong. Don’t worry! If you are getting the earlier questions correct, you are probably in good shape for your test. However, if you are studying for a graduate-level exam such as the GRE or the MAT, the full range of questions presented is appropriate for your level. The questions in this book can help you prepare for your test in many ways. First, completing these practice exercises will make you familiar with the question format. They will also help you get used to identifying the relationships between pairs of words. In the case of solving analogies, practice really does make perfect. The more comfortable you are with the question format and the more familiar you are with the range of analogy types, the easier this section on your test will become. Second, your performance on these questions will help you assess your ability and vocabulary level. You may find that you do very well on those questions that require logical deduction to find the correct answer, but that you have trouble with those questions that test word knowledge. In this case, you will know that you need to spend more time improving your vocabulary. Third, you will become familiar not only with word relationships and word meanings, but you will also learn to spot and disregard
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wrong answer choices through practice. At first, there may seem to be many different reasons for getting various questions wrong. At closer look, however, there may be a pattern to your wrong answers. Test preparers often spend as much time on wrong answer choices as they do the right answer. For instance, let’s consider this analogy and answer choices: warm : hot :: ______ : hilarious a. humid b. raucous c. summer d. amusing To come up with the correct answer, you must first figure out the relationship. This is an analogy of degrees. Warm is less intense than hot, therefore what answer choice is something that is less intense than hilarious? The right answer is d, based on the relationship of amusing being less intense than hilarious. To illustrate how some test takers get led astray by carefully crafted wrong answer choices, let’s take a closer look at choices a, b, and c. Some test takers will impulsively pick a because humid is related to the first word pair, warm and hot, but it is not part of the analogy of degree. This choice is offered as an option for the careless reader. Other test takers will choose b because they have misunderstood the analogy. They may think that the word pair, warm : hot, is a synonym pair, showing faulty reasoning skills. Choosing c is a slightly different case. Wrong answers may also be chosen because of the test taker’s predisposition. In this example, summer is chosen because warm : hot reminds the test taker of summer. These are all illustrations of ways in which test takers can get thrown off or distracted by wrong answer choices. Careful, close reading, and lots of practice will help you to avoid the wrong answer trap. And remember, as time runs out, you are more prone to make careless mistakes, so read carefully and stay calm. Your reasoning skills and power of logic work better when you are not flustered, so remain in control and stay alert.
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Chapter 12 is made up of more difficult analogy questions. Use your performance to create a study guide. and watch your ability to solve analogies increase. if you are studying for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).501 Word Analogy Questions Finally. If you are simply having trouble with the more difficult questions. which contains analogies that are great practice for this unique test. You will be able to move through the basic questions with confidence and allow yourself more time with the advanced questions without feeling the pressure of the clock. but also the relationship that is used to solve the analogy. Now all you need to do is complete each exercise. what many test takers don’t have is the ability to answer the questions quickly. Most test takers have the necessary knowledge to answer the majority of analogy questions. You have already taken an important step toward improving your score. In addition. study the answers. You have shown your commitment by purchasing this book. For example. You can even work in pencil and do the exercises again to reinforce what you have learned. then more practice is the answer. and the correct answers are explained at the end of each chapter. As you become more familiar with analogy questions. Most assessment tests are timed. let’s tackle the time issue. and time can be an important factor with analogy questions. you will find that you can answer the questions more quickly. The answer section provides you with not only the right answer. Each chapter contains between 35 and 50 questions. examine your answers to determine if a particular type of analogy question is giving you trouble. Good luck! xiv . If you are looking for more challenging analogies. You may also find that your lack of word knowledge is causing you to answer questions incorrectly. In this case you can spend time studying word lists to improve your performance. don’t miss Chapter 13.

tureen : ______ :: 1 a. napkin b. c. d. mount ______ : extended a. shoe c. train path wheat holy goblet : wine a. particular : fussy :: ______ : subservient a. ______ : horse :: a.Word Analogy Practice 1. 4 : 6 :: ______ : 16 2. b. pilsner 5. soup c. uptight 3. d. cousin d. son : nuclear :: board : train a. stable b. father b. daughters . cranky d. meek b. c. spoon d. 2 14 8 10 6. mother c. ride d. b. ______ : trail :: grain : grail 4. above c.

insult d. soiree c. b. sari 16. hovel : dirty :: hub : ______ a. learned b. pill : bore :: core : ______ slight : ______ a. c. native : aboriginal :: a. salad b. heaven c. return damage exercise furnish slumber : sleep a. shower close praise score naïve : ______ a. ______ : zenith :: funeral : somber a. loafer 10. ______ : festive :: ______ : shoe a. d. unsophisticated d. foray c. confuse 17. c. c. coif : hair :: ______ : musical 13. d. night 2 . center mug bar placebo a. b. asp d. sloth c. pilfer : steal :: ______ : equip 18. dream b. d. bog : ______ :: a.501 Word Analogy Questions 7. marsh d. c. trounce trip refuse trinket 15. b. fetish : fixation :: fear : composure a. c. Italian 9. apex b. b. flirt b. heights d. alligator b. unseen prideful busy shovel 12. tribe 14. moccasin : snake :: a. arid c. d. blue d. d. tension b. junket : ______ :: junk : trash 8. nadir 11. waders c. eulogy d. Swiss c. b. feta : Greek :: provolone : ______ a.

diamond : baseball :: a. b. foible c. ______ : segue :: 24. grass d. cloth b. sweater d. delay d. vapid : ______ :: rapid : swift raga : ______ a. gloaming 23. d. skew : gloomy :: ______ : flax a. poker b. gerrymander : divide :: throng : mass a. punish c. desperate d. line 20. alike d. b. miserly : cheap :: a. inspired turgid wet insipid 26. squash 3 . sheep b. piano d. obstinate c.501 Word Analogy Questions 19. obscene : coarse :: slant : ______ a. uniform c. church c. snow plant duck pine court : ______ a. eider : ______ :: cedar : tree obtuse : ______ a. transition d. extravagant b. country c. c. stupid 28. subject b. linen 27. ragtime : United States :: filibuster : ______ a. c. friendly 22. subway b. denim : cotton :: homogeneous : ______ a. India 21. jury c. bend b. obscure d. rush 25. glee b. d. unkind c.

jibe : praise :: murky : ______ a. imagery b. theory 4 . candle d. poetry : rhyme :: ______ : fleet a. student 35. fertilizer d. fecund : infertile :: 31. maiden b. bi-law d. quixotic : pragmatic :: 33. nymph : ______ :: seraphim : angel a. jib b. clear d. delude c. d. music c. wed 34. cloudy c. rapid b. damp philosophy : ______ a. doctrine d. sinner c.501 Word Analogy Questions 29. worship d. smear : libel :: heed : ______ ______ : enlighten a. friendly 30. priest 32. rapid b. represent doubt consider need principal : ______ a. slow c. b. c. marshal : prisoner :: a. teacher b. president c.

and 14 plus 2 is 16. A junket is a synonym for a trip. c. and fear is the opposite of composure. 10. and a core is another word for a center. d. and meek is a synonym for subservient. a. and to board means to get on a train. and a loafer is a type of shoe. 5 .” 2. Feta is a Greek cheese. d. To mount means to get on a horse. a. 13. and naïve is a synonym for unsophisticated. 7. and to furnish means to equip. A pill is another word for a bore. 6. d. b. and junk is a synonym for trash. a. b. 11. Particular is a synonym for fussy. 3. and a cousin is part of an extended family.” and grain becomes grail when the “n” is replaced by an “l. 14. To pilfer means to steal. A tureen is used to hold soup. d.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 1. b. and provolone is an Italian cheese. Train becomes trail when the “n” is replaced by an “l. Native is a synonym for aboriginal. 4. d. Nadir is the opposite of zenith. A moccasin is a type of snake. 9. and to score means to arrange a musical. 4 plus 2 is 6. and a goblet is used to hold wine. A son is part of a nuclear family. To coif means to arrange hair. 12. d. c. 5. 8.

c. b. c. c. 26. d. d. and a hub is described as busy. 16. c. and rapid is another word for swift. Baseball is played on a diamond. A hovel is described as dirty. 6 . Obscene is a synonym for coarse. A transition is a synonym for a segue. and to filibuster is to delay legislature. c. To skew is a synonym of to slant. A fetish is a synonym for a fixation. c. 17. 28. and slumber is a synonym for sleep. Miserly is another word for cheap. Ragtime is a type of music from the United States. d. 24. and linen is a fabric made from flax. and homogeneous is another word for alike. A bog is a synonym for a marsh. d. An eider is a type of duck. d. 22. Vapid is another word for insipid. 25. and a throng is a synonym for a mass. c. To gerrymander is a political term meaning to divide land. 27. 19. 20. c. A soiree is described as festive. and squash is played on a court. Denim is a fabric made from cotton. and raga is a type of music from India. 23. and a slight is a synonym for an insult.501 Word Analogy Questions 15. and to be gloomy is a synonym for desperate. 18. and a cedar is a type of tree. and a funeral is described as somber. 21. and obtuse is a synonym for stupid.

and a principal is a person in charge of a student. 35. b. d. To jibe is an antonym of to praise. and a seraphim is an angel. a. Quixotic is an antonym for pragmatic. b. Poetry is often comprised of rhyme. Fecund is an antonym for infertile.501 Word Analogy Questions 29. To smear is a synonym of to libel. 34. 31. 32. A nymph is a maiden. d. and slow is an antonym for fleet. c. c. philosophy is often built on theory. A marshal is a person in charge of a prisoner. and to heed is a synonym of to consider. and to delude is an antonym of to enlighten. 7 . and murky is an antonym for clear. 33. 30.

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80 : 40 :: 2 : ______ a. makeshift 37. singe c. 8 4 1 20 ______ : char a. c. b. bet loan wager single repair : ______ a. darn b. watch c. damage d. approach b. push c. c. evaporate d. segregate : unify :: a. conceal b. repair c. ears 40. abet : ______ :: alone :: lone hushed : whisper a. b. charge . mend : sewing :: 39. d. outwit 41. manuscript d.Word Analogy Practice 36. d. congeal : solidify :: 38. siren d. piercing : ______ :: 2 edit : ______ a. diamond b.

shallot : ______ :: ______ : inferior a. divide b. tacit : implied :: ______ : obscure a. will b. superior 51. implement : rule :: scallop : mollusk a. principle : doctrine :: partition : ______ a. conjugate : pair :: monkey : primate a. list d. dollar d. parade d. alphabetical : ______ :: recession : withdrawal a. absence c. absorption 45. exception b. propose b. dessert d. onion ______ : verdict a. shoddy b. ape c. muscle c. consecrate c. benevolent b. likelihood d. opossum b. ______ : excerpt :: living : ______ a. myopic : farsighted :: sequential : files a. cause 49. livelihood 44. wasted 46. forthright d. famous c. squelch 48. order 50. teach 10 . render c. ascent b. ______ : climb :: exercise : maneuver a. part c. passage c.501 Word Analogy Questions 42. turgid d. ______ : marsupial :: 47. routine d. moose 43. shark b. divide d. sort b. dead c. taciturn c. honeybee d.

venom 57. c. ______ : bedrock :: a. iota : jot :: ______ : type gangster : crime a. flaunt b. c. avoid 53. gambol : ______ :: a. one ilk tab jet cement : foundation a. b. spinning c. c. butterfly c. aphrodisiac mollusk bed sandwich 61. win c. advertising 63. corn b. fruit b. mineral c. monarch : ______ :: king : cobra a. object prove math digress 59. b. ______ : subject :: veer : path skewer : ______ a. trucking c. prepare d. d. d. royal d. d. b. cat d. queen b. sun d. sand 11 . b. worship 54. d. b. pan : ______ :: ban : judge gamble : bet a. mica b. cicada : ______ :: a. d. policeman d. rotation : earth :: a. vaunt : boast :: 58. criticize c. bat d. planet b. c. gall : vex :: hex : ______ a. lava d. skip b.501 Word Analogy Questions 52. huckster : ______ :: 56. c. fix jinx index vixen collie : canine a. band critic author lawyer 60. ______ : oyster :: paddy : rice ______ : top a. expanding 55. insect 62. water c.

mood 12 . nictitate : ______ :: sonorous : loud a. lapidary : ______ :: expectorate : spit a. nose c. prognosis b. wink b. cyclones b. somnolent : nap :: abdomen : gut a. cavernous 67. decrepit d. generous b. nausea truculent : ______ a. weepy c. sleepy 65. cytology : ______ :: dramaturge : plays a. dolorous : ______ :: 68. ear d. war d. sleepwalker b. cows b. pharmacology d. dull d. gems c. stomp c. penurious : ______ :: geology : rocks a. stingy c. proboscis : ______ :: deep : significant a. quit d. cells 70. psychology c. rabbits d. woozy b. journey c. movies 66.501 Word Analogy Questions 64. smoke 69.

Half of 80 is 40. 48. and famous is an antonym of obscure. b. 40. c. 41. 39. 37. 44. 38. a. c. To segregate is an antonym of to unify. One fixes sewing by mending. Abet becomes bet when the “a” is removed. Alphabetical describes the ordering of a list. An ascent is a climb. and alone becomes lone when the “a” is removed. 43. 13 .501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 36. d. and half of 2 is 1. a. 47. A principle is another word for a doctrine. A monkey is an example of a primate. and a scallop is a type of mollusk. A shallot is a type of onion. c. d. and sequential describes the ordering of files. c. and to repair is an antonym of to damage. 45. and a whisper is described as hushed. b. 42. Myopic is an antonym for farsighted. and a living is another word for livelihood. To congeal means to solidify. A siren is described as piercing. c. one fixes manuscript by editing. A passage is another word for an excerpt. 46. and an opossum is an example of a marsupial. To conjugate means to pair. b. and to partition means to divide. and to singe means to char. a. and an exercise is another word for a maneuver. 49. and a recession is a withdrawal. a.

One digresses from a subject. as are ilk and type. and shoddy is another word for inferior. Iota and jot are synonyms. 51. and to gamble means to bet. and a collie is a type of canine. 60. b. 58. a. 62. Rotation is the movement of the earth and spinning is the movement of a top. and a dramaturge works with plays. A rule is implemented. 65. b. Mica makes up bedrock—on which skyscrapers are built. b. 63. b. Dolorous is a synonym for weepy. b. b. d. cement makes up a foundation—on which houses are built. d. and to skewer means to criticize. a. Tacit is another word for implied. b. 14 . a. 57. To gall is to vex. Oysters grow in a bed of the ocean. and rice grows in a paddy. 59. To gambol means to skip. 53. b. A monarch is a type of butterfly and a king is a type of cobra. 61. 64. and sonorous is a synonym for loud. A huckster is one who deals in advertising. and a verdict is rendered. 52. 54. d. and a gangster is one who deals in crime. A lapidary is one who works with gems. 56. To vaunt means to boast. Pan is something a critic does. 55. and ban is something a judge does. b. and one veers from a path. c.501 Word Analogy Questions 50. and to hex is to jinx. A cicada is a type of insect.

and being truculent can lead to war. and abdomen means gut. Cytology is the study of cells. To nictitate means to wink. and geology is the study of rocks. b. Being somnolent can lead to a nap. and to expectorate means to spit. a. 67. Proboscis means nose. 70. and deep is a synonym for significant. 68. c. 69. Penurious is a synonym for stingy. 15 .501 Word Analogy Questions 66. b. d.

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Mexico 73. bit c. rat b. bookcase c.Word Analogy Practice 71. act scene theater field a. storage d. b. frame 76. d. c. pilot b. Canada b. b. scrub : wash :: sob : ______ a. d. cry water sad tease . Argentina : Brazil :: flash : camera a. computer c. cushion : sofa :: ______ : Iran a. rider 72. dessert 75. plane d. Ireland d. Iraq c. cord d. c. rein : horse :: 74. ledge b. ______ : play :: sing : anthem shelf : ______ a. mouse : ______ :: 3 control panel : ______ a.

fear 81. cohesion d. grow 78. scamp b. oven c. epic d. lane c. donkey c. death c. badger d. bunker 84. belief b. yearn d. hammer cabinet saw plane 18 . temple b. hanker : ______ :: cottontail : rabbit a. berry 79. horse d. rook : chess :: ______ : history a. ______ : wood :: file : nail Homer : ______ a. water b. pillow c. tennis c. soak c. battles b. stars : astronomy :: ponder : think a. trophy d. b. oven d.501 Word Analogy Questions 77. Aesop : fable :: satchel : bag a. shuttlecock d. blush d. cinnamon b. moisten : ______ :: 82. persimmon : ______ :: ______ : rogue a. eclipse c. c. grass b. turncoat : traitor :: cool : freeze a. autumn 80. fool c. Greece a. swing 85. hat b. d. tricky 83. ______ : unity :: ______ : badminton a. bowler : ______ :: dearth : scarcity a. ottoman 86. junk b.

doze : sleep :: tiptoe : ______ herd : cow a. d. astrology d. danger b. government b. election c. tall c. diary 95. c. cash wealth purse inheritance 96. dance b. pod c. wicked d. ______ : dolphin :: submerge : dip a. ask d. encyclopedia d. pharaoh : dynasty :: a. egregious : bad :: flutter : ______ a. kitchen 88. pint c. d. measure b. wobble c. sing d. volume : ______ :: 92. dislike c. pundit b. leap 89. Canada 90. chatter : talk :: a. cheap 19 . walk flat shelf swim 94. shun 91.501 Word Analogy Questions 87. deplete : decrease :: ______ : observations a. ocean b. c. b. weather c. avoid b. dismiss c. flap ______ : small a. covet 93. minuscule b. plead : ______ :: stanza : poem a. porpoise d. b. miss d. ______ : money :: urn : ashes ______ : avoid a. president d. ledger : accounts :: ______ : democracy a.

Dole b. peer b. idol 104. search : ______ :: torrid : scorching a. bivouac : ______ :: defeat : vanquish a. punishment c. airport 98. idler c. seemly : ______ :: icing : cake a. mango 103. soldier d. hive b. bow d. find axis : alliance a. burnt b. destroy d. lawless : order :: orange : Florida a. jail d. reservoir 100. ribbon : ______ :: ______ : honey a. spread d. sergeant c. cut c. ransack c. present b. typewriter 105. freedom 99. bee c. demand d. horrid 101. camp 20 . worker b. quarry : marble :: goldbrick : ______ a. approach : ______ :: 102. trouble b. invisible c. attractive d. Canada d.501 Word Analogy Questions 97. quicksilver : mercury :: captive : ______ a. money d. pounce b. Hawaii c. diplomacy b. pineapple : ______ :: leave : bolt a. arrive c.

and ponder is another word for think. 78. c. a. A mouse is part of a computer. a. 21 . and a shelf is part of a bookcase. A cushion is a part of a sofa. c. 82. and to sob is to cry convulsively. 75. and a cottontail is a type of rabbit. c. b. 76. and battles make up history. 81. 83. d. 79.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 71. and to cool is to reduce the temperature less intensely than to freeze. and scamp is another word for rogue. A persimmon is a type of berry. b. To scrub is to wash vigorously. b. Iraq borders Iran. 80. One acts in a play. To moisten is to wet less intensely than to soak. and Homer is known for writing epics. Turncoat is another word for traitor. and one sings an anthem. a. c. 73. Similarly. b. A rook is a piece used in the game of chess. 72. 77. Aesop is known for writing fables. Stars are a component of astronomy. a pilot uses the control panel to guide a plane. and a flash is a part of a camera. Cohesion and unity are synonyms. A rider uses a rein to guide a horse. 84. a. 74. Hanker is another word for yearn. and a shuttlecock is used to play the game of badminton. The country of Argentina neighbors the country of Brazil. as are dearth and scarcity. c.

86. A plane is a tool used to smooth and shape wood. and a president is the head of a democracy. and to flutter is to flap rapidly. To be lawless is to lack order. c. 22 . 90. and a file is a tool used to smooth and shape a nail. and a stanza is part of a poem. 87. and a herd is a group of cows. To doze is to sleep lightly. and a satchel is a type of bag. d. To pounce is to approach suddenly. and to be captive is to lack freedom. 98. and a diary is a book that contains observations. a. d. To plead is to ask urgently. A quarry yields marble. 94. and a hive yields honey. and to bolt is to leave suddenly. a. d. c. and an urn is used to hold ashes. A pharaoh is the head of a dynasty. To deplete is to decrease completely. 96. 92. and to tiptoe is to walk lightly. and minuscule means very small. a. A bowler is a type of hat. To chatter is to talk rapidly. 95. A ledger is a book that contains accounts. 89. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 85. d. a. 91. 88. A volume is part of an encyclopedia. 93. a. or ruling family. and to submerge is to dip completely. 99. and to shun is to avoid completely. Egregious means very bad. 97. A purse is used to hold money. A pod is a group of dolphins. d. c. c.

and oranges are grown in Florida. and goldbrick is a synonym for an idler. 104. b. Seemly is a synonym for attractive. and to vanquish is defeat thoroughly. c. and icing is used to decorate a cake. 105. b. Quicksilver is a synonym for mercury. 103.501 Word Analogy Questions 100. and an axis is another word for an alliance. 101. To ransack is to search thoroughly. 102. d. and torrid is a synonym for scorching. A bivouac is another word for a camp. Pineapples are grown in Hawaii. a. A ribbon is used to decorate a present. b. 23 .

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fern : plant :: ______ : fish 4 soldier : army a. meow 107. d. screen c. catch minnow animal sparrow 110. table 108. c. seaweed ocean sky slide . puppy d. program d. arm hand bend bracelet 111. c. b. watch b. ______ : wrist :: belt : waist ______ : television a. cat b. c. litter c. c.Word Analogy Practice 106. cub : bear :: joey : ______ a. cave doll kangaroo truck a. d. b. shark : ______ :: slug : land a. kitten : ______ :: 109. b. d. b. cord : telephone :: a. d.

b. secret 115. c. dog : kennel :: bird : ______ audible : ______ a. b. apple b. ring 121.501 Word Analogy Questions 112. point c. cartography b. rocks d. oil d. door d. ______ : poem :: fable : story ______ : teachers a. automobile 113. cryptography 117. sack d. faculty a. d. nap c. hint : ______ :: word : sentence a. jacket car clean crook 116. traffic b. resonant b. d. water 119. speaker b. wheel 120. steak b. b. demand b. student c. species d. surprise d. beach c. hangar : airplane :: 118. ______ : codes :: 122. fly feather aerie eagle a. comma d. speed 114. secret : furtive :: whisper : shout a. husbandry c. head c. epic poet haiku rhyme 26 . c. fleet : trucks :: ornithology : birds a. ramp : highway :: bouquet : flowers a. vamp : shoe :: hood : ______ a. runway c. jetty : ______ :: garage : ______ a. daffodils b. d. c. spoke : ______ :: ______ : house a. book d. paragraph c.

______ : speak :: roam : walk administrator : teacher a. dove d. anatomy b. brief b. school c. c. doctor d. executive d. lunch d. ______ : tennis :: drive : golf a. d. conscientious a. lab 128. repast c. judge c. ______ : assistant :: 129. cub 134. proud forecast sunny fall a. brave c. molar tongue comb spoon 27 . appetizer 131. hero d. tooth : ______ :: tine : fork ______ : principles a. ______ : court case :: 126. d. unscrupulousness b. knife c. algebra : calculus :: a. d. dessert b. campus 124. scientist : experiment :: ______ : play a. beaker b. b. detective hog chocolate France abstract : research paper a. c. b. c. sloth : action :: lion : courage a. lawyer 133. path silent write babble 130. teachers c. b. war b. actor d. ______ : clue :: pig : truffle a. office b. ______ : peace :: 127. c. rehearsal c. c. hypothesis d. b. b. hospital 125. epilogue : novel :: ______ : surgery a. d. pride : ______ :: calm : storm ______ : meal a.501 Word Analogy Questions 123. net score racket serve 132. d.

raise b. embrace c. carousel : luggage :: a. b. tree coffee pestle saw relaxed : ______ a. ______ : grind :: ax : chop a. field fodder farm windmill escalator : ______ a. company : conglomerate :: ______ : stare a. infer 143. pummel : hit :: a. tavern 139. alloy b. wet b. gobble : eat :: 136.501 Word Analogy Questions 135. d. building 140. d. furnace 144. aluminum c. dig c. deny b. chant d. acquiesce d. glance 138. d. b. drive canter horse speed 137. c. ignore d. coffee b. asleep 28 . trot : ______ :: jog : sprint a. disbelief b. calm c. grove : forest :: ______ : lake 141. shower : deluge :: ______ : accept a. care b. irrelevant : significance :: 145. thoughtful d. window c. question 142. b. tumbler d. c. ______ : mug :: metal : ______ a. poem c. corporation d. d. ______ : silo :: art : museum trowel : spade a. c. people d. pond ocean tree boat ______ : recite a. c. b. elevator c.

and whisper is to talk quietly and to shout is to talk loudly. You enter and exit a highway by a ramp and you enter and exit a house by a door. and a fable is a type of story. and a word is part of a sentence. A haiku is a type of poem. Furtive is more intensely secret. A fern is a type of plant. A kitten is part of a litter. c. d. c. 112. c. A jetty is composed of rocks. a. A spoke is part of a wheel. Cryptography is the study of codes. and resonant is more intensely audible. b. and a joey is a young kangaroo. and a screen is part of a television. and a soldier is part of an army. 120. To hint is to ask subtly and to demand is to ask insistently. 29 . and an aerie houses birds. 110. b. c. d. b. 111. and a minnow is a type of fish. A cub is a young bear. 108. 118. 119. and a bouquet is composed of flowers. and a belt is worn around the waist. a. d. and a slug lives on land. A shark lives in the ocean. and a garage houses an automobile.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 106. A hangar houses an airplane. d. 113. 116. 114. 115. 117. 109. A kennel houses dogs. A bracelet is worn around the wrist. A cord of part of a telephone. and ornithology is the study of birds. c. b. 107.

501 Word Analogy Questions 121. and roam is a way to walk. A tooth is part of a comb. a. 125. b. 124. 128. and a pig hunts for truffles. 30 . c. c. and a faculty is a group of teachers. and calm comes before the storm. d. and a lion is a symbol of courage. A detective hunts for clues. d. a. and an actor performs a play. A scientist performs an experiment. According to two well-known expressions. A serve is an action in tennis. c. and a pond is a smaller version of a lake. 122. d. 135. 133. A vamp is part of a shoe. 131. and a dessert comes at the end of a meal. Babble is a way to speak. A grove is a smaller version of a forest. 126. a. 130. and a hood is part of a car. d. A dove is a symbol of peace. and a drive is an action in golf. a. 123. 129. and anatomy is a prerequisite for surgery. An executive manages an assistant. 134. and an abstract is a summary of a research paper. A brief is a summary of a court case. Sloth is a lack of action. c. 132. and a tine is part of a fork. a. Algebra is a prerequisite for calculus. pride comes before a fall. and unscrupulousness is a lack of principles. a. and an administrator manages a teacher. 127. An epilogue comes at the end of a novel. A fleet is a group of trucks.

A pestle is a tool for grinding. 141. and to jog is slower than to sprint. To trot is slower than to canter. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 136. and to embrace is to accept readily. 145. 137. 138. 31 . A company is part of a conglomerate. A carousel is used to move luggage. and a metal is part of an alloy. To gobble is to eat to eagerly. b. and art is kept in a museum. and to be relaxed is to be free of care. Fodder is kept in a silo. c. A shower is a less intense version of a deluge. d. 140. 144. and an escalator is used to move people. a. and an ax is a tool for chopping. 143. Both a tumbler and a mug are used as drinking vessels. b. c. and to chant is to recite repeatedly. 139. c. 142. and a glance is a less intense version of a stare. a. To be irrelevant is to lack significance. To pummel is to hit repeatedly. c. and a trowel and a spade are used as garden tools.

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crumb : bread :: a. oven . b. ______ : highway :: 149. collar : shirt :: ______ : hat ______ : molecule a. button visor pullover hood 151. radar c. d. eggs d. shard b. c. ticket d. sandwich b. batter d. countdown ______ : pancake a. atom c. b. paddle cream butter stomach 150. cake c. d. griddle b. dinner c.Word Analogy Practice 146. median 147. ion 148. ______ : launch :: a. dough : bread :: breakfast : lunch a. trail d. churn : ______ :: press : wine 5 net : court a. c. road b.

wheat : chaff :: ______ : knife a. fire d. orbit d. death 160. cluster c. thrust b.501 Word Analogy Questions 152. quarrel b. inadequacy d. postmortem : ______ :: bribe : influence a. roadway 153. moon 159. anticipate b. bike b. lawn 161. catch d. apology d. precede 156. Eden c. homeowner b. thresh b. ice c. rifle c. agnostic 34 . perjury 155. ______ : forgiveness :: ______ : stars a. ______ : skid :: 157. displeasure d. follow : chase :: rainbow : downpour a. army hedonist : pleasure a. pursue c. morning d. sun b. census d. whole c. lie c. worth 154. weapon b. yield c. ______ : tradition :: surrender : ______ a. sheath d. profile c. holster : pistol :: obstacle : swerve a. cancel : delay :: ______ : information a. purist b. club 158. thicket : shrubs :: quality : ______ a. address b. rake : leaves :: nudge : ______ a. forecast c. wheel d.

astronomy hungry : gluttonous a. stove b. apron 168. knave : ______ :: strive : ______ a. water c. bicycle c. curse c.501 Word Analogy Questions 162. virtue b. boxer c. periscope d. self-control 35 . traffic 165. d. decrescendo : ______ :: coward : bravery a. tarpaulin : rain :: a. heavyweight d. thrifty : ______ :: telescope : star a. truth d. b. honor dull parry knife ______ : stain a. duel d. c. finance c. slip-shod 164. avarice d. c. vice c. crescendo b. picnic c. d. carry d. ______ : ship :: recession : economy a. sniff : inhale :: ______ : lop 163. shun 170. beauty c. retreat b. crush snit snip adhere 169. volume 171. beam b. lightweight : ______ :: a. outrage : peeve :: sedan : automobile a. boom d. puddle d. b. train b. swing : ax :: ______ : sword 167. stoicism 166. deck b. attempt b. elevator : transport :: rickshaw : ______ a.

______ : service :: juror : jury sympathetic : ______ a. economy : parsimony :: 175. berate 36 . c. din : ______ :: odor : garbage grow : inches a. d. scalpel d. work defeat : conquer a. yards d. grief c. pancake b. disagreement b. clandestine d. admonish : ______ :: minute : ______ a. tools b. ratchet : ______ :: tactless : ______ a. break : shift :: ______ : rift a. river 181. stages 179. bounty d. b. fissure c. d. truck 176. tasteless c. administer b. spy b. inductee judge martial sequester 178. c. cellar : house :: ______ : ship a. joy 173. verve d. second b. c. b. negotiate d. shrink c. b. ______ : incising :: spatula : lifting a. land hold ocean wave 180. celebrate c. hue b. bullhorn c. hour c. spell d. crowd tree dark nose a. diplomatic 174. pallid : color :: a. d.501 Word Analogy Questions 172. privy : secret :: 177.

bread c. barley b. punishment d. refrigerator 185. breeze b. strife d. candle : illuminate :: lentil : legume a. enjoyment b.501 Word Analogy Questions 182. movie c. fairytale 37 . mercenary : wages :: ______ : cool a. burn d. market documentary : reality a. spelt 183. rifle c. fop : ______ :: dilettante : ______ a. appearance b. soup d. ______ : wheat :: 184. wick c.

154. 158. and a visor is part of a hat. c. and quality is an antonym of inadequacy. d. d. and a sheath holds a knife. and a press is used to make wine. To follow is less intense than to chase. 38 . and to surrender is more intense than to yield. An apology is used to attain forgiveness. 156. A median divides a highway. 149. b. d. and a cluster is a group of stars. A countdown precedes a launch. and to nudge is less intense than to thrust. b. Wheat is an antonym of chaff. as in tennis. 153. b. Dough becomes bread in the cooking process. and a net divides a court. A crumb is a particle of bread. b. 157. A churn is used to make butter. A holster holds a pistol. and a rainbow occurs after a downpour. b. 150. 147. A collar is part of a shirt. 159. and breakfast precedes lunch. and an obstacle can cause something to swerve. To cancel is more intense than to delay. c. and an atom is a particle of a molecule. 155. 148. and batter becomes a pancake. c. a. 152.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 146. 151. Ice can cause something to skid. and a bribe is used to attain influence. A postmortem follows a death. c. c. A thicket is a group of shrubs.

172. and a recession is a reduction in the economy. c. b. c. 170. and to snip is less intense than to lop. To outrage is more intense than to peeve. 161. A periscope is used to look for ships. and sedan is a classification for an automobile. c. c. A decrescendo is a reduction in volume. 167.501 Word Analogy Questions 160. c. 171. Lightweight is a classification for a boxer. To sniff is less intense than to inhale. and to strive is more intense than to attempt. Thrifty describes avarice. 173. Swing is an action taken with an ax. c. and an apron is used to protect from stains. 162. A rake is used to gather grass. Pallid means lacking in color. A knave is one who does not exhibit the truth. b. and hungry describes gluttonous. and a hedonist is fixated on pleasure. d. and a census is used to gather information. 164. a. 163. and sympathetic is sharing in grief. An elevator is used to transport people. d. and a telescope is used to look for stars. 39 . and tactless means lacking diplomacy. 168. 166. A purist is fixated on tradition. and parry is an action taken with a sword. and a coward does not exhibit bravery. a. and a rickshaw is used to carry people. c. d. 165. A tarpaulin is used to protect from rain. Privy is sharing in a secret. 169.

185. and a spatula is used for lifting. 176. a. and a minute is part of an hour. To ratchet means to increase by stages. d. and to defeat is less intense than to conquer. Spelt is a type of wheat. a. Economy is a synonym of parsimony. and a documentary is concerned with reality. 183. 184. or noise. A cellar is a lower storage area in a house. and a dilettante does something for enjoyment. is a word associated with a crowd. and a hold is a lower storage area on a ship. and odor is a word associated with garbage. a. 181. To admonish is less intense than to berate. and a juror is a member of a jury. 179. 177. and fissure is a synonym of rift. 40 . c.501 Word Analogy Questions 174. 182. b. 180. A scalpel is used to make an incision. and lentil is a type of legume. a. A mercenary performs a task for wages. Din. An inductee is a person in military service. d. A break is part of a shift. b. b. A fop is concerned with appearance. d. A candle illuminates when in use. d. a refrigerator cools when in use. 178. 175. and to grow is to increase by inches.

infantry settlement : injury a. longitude 188. unstable c. annex : ______ :: ______ : map a. wing 191. gallop d. south c. groom : horse :: insert : book a. page d. pension . ______ : retirement :: ______ : child a. shelf b. dictionary : definition :: anklet : sock a. nanny c. oat d. cow b. building c. cottage d. nursery 187.Word Analogy Practice 186. foot c. atlas d. ______ : plant :: 189. hospital d. mansion 190. track b. direction b. ______ : house :: 6 stable : horse a. lawyer c. golf b. shoe b.

b. stratus : cloud :: ______ : service a. speech : ______ :: race : track hook : coat a. ______ : game :: bench : judge a. greenish c. wall d. knight 193. restaurant 200. ransom : captive :: barn : livestock a. feed b. hostel : ______ :: a. dog 195. nourish : ______ :: castle : moat a. royalty d. poach c. sports d. murmur b. water 201. lightning c. wheat blight : potato a. rot d.501 Word Analogy Questions 192. ______ : king :: 197. nail b. sleep c. ______ : sheep :: coddle : comfort a. military d. d. hotel c. poster c. crossword b. court d. traveler b. prisoner b. willing 198. hammer 194. night 196. queen c. gratuity c. fold 42 . bleat b. growth d. thumbtack : ______ :: plagiarize : words a. countryside d. throne b. lectern odds preamble tote 199. c. wool c. thunderous d. glade : ______ :: ______ : sound a. woods b.

levee 203. chef b. river 210. bulky : streamlined :: 206. indifferent : ______ :: a. c. zealous 211. doctor c. buoy c. ______ : blow :: stain : spill flare : accident a. altruist c. vapid ______ : neat a. bond 205. player c. ______ : flood :: 207. junior 204. television d. obese 43 . navigable 208. senate b.501 Word Analogy Questions 202. moisture c. Coast Guard c. river d. potable : ______ :: helmet : injury a. desert d. blimp b. colleges d. potting c. foot b. charges d. ______ : course :: freshman : congress a. sinking b. cynic d. ______ : team :: seaworthy : sailing a. cluttered d. ______ : bill :: menu : meal a. d. syllabus 209. heat b. drinking b. stoic b. welt wind blotch rug ardent : zealot a. ______ : channel :: reimburse : expenses a. portable d. rookie d. laconic : words :: parched : ______ a. aerodynamic c. cafeteria c. drowned b. b.

orange c. valise : ______ :: cask : wine baton : orchestra a. c. bicycle glass vine clothes 215. winning d. aglet : shoelace :: 217. clarinet 220. d. company b. pot 219. hibiscus d. guile c. sunshine c. b. d. b. b. c. pylon : ______ :: 213. proboscis 44 . smell b. eye c. liturgy d. logorrhea : words :: a. shameful 216. church c. c. stagehand nose : ______ a. redress 222. chagrin : criticism :: a. slight : hurt :: lag : ______ 218. lecture dirty boat warning 214. b. safety d. mint d. modesty b. d. c. cringe b. scruff : neck :: stern : ______ a. face d. wave rings circuit foot sag : ______ a. pesos 221. guileless : cunning :: shameless : ______ a. tardiness braggart heft haste sequoia : forest a. wealth c. pressure c.501 Word Analogy Questions 212. traffic b. brethren : sect :: actors : ______ a. leaf b. d. cash b. nag d. fist : hand :: ______ : loop ______ : money a. bonsai : ______ :: a.

event pine : coniferous a. folderol : ______ :: turnover : pastry a. candle d. tree b.501 Word Analogy Questions 223. forest d. nonsense d. heliotrope : ______ :: 225. cone 45 . shrub 224. cake b. angel c. cash b. greed c. ______ : deciduous :: benevolence : charity a. oak c.

To poach means to take someone else’s property and call it your own. and a nanny takes care of a child. 189. a. b. 187. 193. A hostel is used as shelter for travelers. 198. and a stable houses horses. A thumbtack is used to hang a poster. 188. and an atlas contains maps. A nursery houses plants. A pension is money awarded after retirement. and a judge sits on the bench. and to plagiarize is to take someone else’s words and call them your own. b. An annex is a structure added to a building. and an insert is something added to a book. a. and a hook is used to hang a coat. and a settlement is money awarded after an injury. A groom takes care of a horse. 190. 194. A dictionary is a book containing definitions. and an anklet is a smaller version of sock. b. A speech takes place at a lectern. c. d. c. b. and a race takes place at a track. and to coddle is to encourage comfort. 191. To nourish is to encourage growth. A throne is the seat of a king. and a barn is used as shelter for livestock. a. 197. and murmur is a low sound. 46 . A cottage is a smaller version of a house. a. Stratus is a type of low cloud formation. 195. c. d. 196. 192.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 186.

203. Something potable is suitable for drinking. 209. 204. Scruff is the back of the neck. and gratuity is money paid for a service. a. a. and a menu is a description of a meal. c. 200. A syllabus is a description of a course. and a helmet prevents injury. b. A levee prevents a flood. and cluttered is an antonym of neat. 212. A welt is the result of a blow. To foot means to pay a bill. d. 206. b. and stern is the back of a boat. and something seaworthy is suitable for sailing. 208. Indifferent describes a stoic. c. 205. Laconic is characterized by a lack of words. 47 . A glade is surrounded by woods. a. 207. and ardent describes a zealot. and a stain is the result of a spill. and to lag causes tardiness. 210. a freshman is a new representative in Congress. A buoy is used to mark a channel. a. Bulky is an antonym of streamlined. 213. and a castle is surrounded by a moat. 211. c. d. and a flare is used to mark an accident. Rot is a disease that strikes sheep. Ransom is money paid for a captive. 202. To slight causes hurt. c. A rookie is a new member of a sports team. a. and blight is a disease that strikes potatoes.501 Word Analogy Questions 199. 201. and to reimburse means to pay for expenses. b. and parched is characterized by a lack of moisture. a.

217. 220. 215. b. and sag is the result of pressure. and a sequoia grows in a forest. 222. and pine is an example of a coniferous tree. Logorrhea is an excess of words. d. a. 223. Brethren means members of an order or sect. and benevolence is a synonym for charity. d. and wealth is an excess of money. a. An aglet is part of a shoelace. a. A valise holds clothing and a cask holds wine. and to be shameless is to lack modesty. 221. Chagrin can be the result of criticism. A bonsai tree is grown in a pot. 216. 225. 48 . 219. and nose is part of the face. Folderol is a synonym for nonsense.501 Word Analogy Questions 214. and a circuit is a closed loop. 218. c. d. c. A heliotrope is a type of shrub. b. To be guileless is to lack cunning. A pylon is used to direct traffic. 224. A fist is a closed hand. b. and a baton is used to direct an orchestra. and actors are members of a company. Oak is an example of a deciduous tree. c. and a turnover is a type of pastry.

frown c. colossal : enormous :: nurse : hospital a. glee d. bailiff c. faithful d. malice : charity :: 229. c. time c. huge b. ______ : courtroom :: ______ : smile a. gums b. expression d. total : partial :: a. braid tree donkey seal .Word Analogy Practice 226. lapsed a. speak 228. victim b. lose c. bray : ______ :: bark : dog constant : ______ a. cloud 227. d. law 231. d. c. b. whole : ______ :: hole : pit 7 ______ : gloom a. writ b. b. pittance whale donut sum 230. doctor d.

tart c. c. storm b. dueling d. dagger d. barrack : base :: ______ : desert a. round d. hilt : sword :: monkey : ______ a. b. moray : eel :: morel : ______ 234. meaning c. current c. baby c. compass c. armor : combat :: 237. mean : average :: a. citrus b. c. face c. hurtful b. robot needle : ______ a. flag b. tease b. thimble 233. ape d. mixed 50 . reel slow fungus aquarium 240. adobe 235. rigid subtle ferocious tame 241. d. hook lure pond boat kind : ______ a. Clementine : orange :: a. d. d. variety d. kilt 242. often : seldom :: obsolete : ______ a. lemon : ______ :: ______ : sewing a.501 Word Analogy Questions 232. b. test d. antiquated b. b. stiff : supple :: fierce : ______ ______ : beard a. kindness 239. tank c. hair b. sauce 238. lure d. c. needle c. skin d. razor 236. scythe : grass :: a. decoy : duck :: ______ : fish chocolate : sweet a. jungle b.

fruit c. woeful b. ______ : tire :: unseen : invisible a. rise d. liquid b. belligerent c. nose b. funny d. ear c. baleful : beneficent :: proffer : ______ a. generous 252. team d. tickle b. spare d. clean c. defer : postpone :: ______ : generic a. specific d. abolish b. domino c. rue : ______ :: ______ : players a. tender c. infer sparse : ______ a. rules 249. avenue b. roadside c. avoid d. delay b. heart d. envelope 247. risible : ______ :: abate : ______ a. dense 51 . above 246. snake d. fatuous : sensible :: rattle : shake a. nosegay : flowers :: 248. level 250. olfactory : ______ :: rule : dominate a. ball 244.501 Word Analogy Questions 243. paddle c. weary 251. lofty c. fix b. vision 245. regret d. debate c. swaddle : ______ :: change : switch a. abandon : reclaim :: optical : eye a. corrupt d. cause b. fat b.

flout pout tout shout ignore : ______ a. truthful d. orderly 256. mythical : historical :: general : ______ a. particular c. forfeit b. thread 52 . cordon : ______ :: excuse : ______ a. jibe c. fix d. uproot b. bunk d. colonel d. gape b. participatory b. chicken d. bona fide : deceit :: 255. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 253. at loggerheads : ______ :: establish : ______ a. surfeit : excess :: languid : ______ a. explanation d. corduroy b. awe c. extend : abridge :: 257. slag 259. canonize : unshroud :: a. action b. disallow c. make 254. bon mot 260. curb : spur :: revere : ______ dumbstruck : amazement a. disagreement d. troops c. c. surface seam : stitches a. agreement 258. bridge c. weakness c. d. forest b.

A barrack is a structure found on a base. A lemon is tart in taste. and kind is a synonym for variety. 235. and constant is a synonym for faithful. and a lure is used to attract fish. 238. 230. b. and an adobe is a structure found in the desert. Bray is associated with a donkey’s cry. b. 236. Malice is an antonym for charity. Colossal is a synonym for enormous. Mean is a synonym for average. 234. 229. and frown is an antonym for smile. c. A decoy is used to attract a duck. but the relationship between chocolate and sweet makes the parallel choice tart. c. An orange is a larger citrus fruit than a clementine. d. Total is an antonym for partial. and hole is another word for pit. and bark is associated with a dog’s cry. and a razor cuts a beard. not citrus. 231. 53 . 232. d. 228. Note: lemon is also a citrus fruit. and glee is an antonym for gloom. A bailiff works in a courtroom. Armor is worn for protection is combat. 227. b. and a thimble is worn for protection in sewing. c. A scythe is used to cut grass. 237. chocolate is sweet in taste. d. c. and a nurse works in a hospital. 233. an ape is a larger primate than a monkey. Whole is another word for sum. b. d. c.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 226.

d. c. 245. and optical relates to vision. c. 252. and a needle is part of the compass. and to establish is an antonym of to uproot. and to abate is an antonym of to rise. 248. b. 246. or a nose. To swaddle means to envelop. 251. and morel is a type of fungus. and specific is an antonym for generic. and to change means to switch. c. d. 244. d. a.501 Word Analogy Questions 239. Olfactory relates to the sense of smell. Moray is a type of eel. Stiff is an antonym for supple. 241. 253. c. To rue means to regret. and unseen is a synonym for invisible. and obsolete is an antonym for current. and to rule means to dominate. 242. 247. a. c. 249. d. 250. A nosegay is a group of flowers. To weary means to tire. To defer is a synonym of to postpone. b. and to proffer is a synonym of to tender. Baleful is an antonym for beneficent. or an eye. and sparse is an antonym for dense. Fatuous is an antonym for sensible. To extend is an antonym of to abridge. and to rattle means to shake. Often is an antonym for seldom. c. 240. 54 . To abandon is an antonym of to reclaim. 243. and fierce is an antonym for tame. Risible is a synonym for funny. A hilt is part of a sword. and a team is a group of players. b.

501 Word Analogy Questions 254. a. To curb is an antonym of to spur, and to revere is an antonym of

to flout.
255. b. Mythical is an antonym for historical, and general is an

antonym for particular.
256. c. Surfeit is another word for excess, and excuse is another word

for explanation.
257. c. At loggerheads means to be in disagreement, and dumbstruck

means to be in amazement.
258. a. Canonize is an antonym for unshroud, and ignore is an

antonym for gape.
259. a. Bona fide is characterized by a lack of deceit, and languid is

characterized by a lack of action.
260. b. A cordon is a line of troops; a seam is a line of stitches.

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harmony hush discord cacophony

scent : ______ a. trees b. noise c. fragrance d. local
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262. comical : ______ ::

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dome : stadium a. post b. ottoman c. sleep d. canopy
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a. b. c. d.

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______ : eagle a. mouse b. flag c. hawk d. nest

cabana : pool :: carat : diamond a. mural : wall :: racket : tennis a. gorge c. silver b. familiar d. laughter mechanic : garage a. astrology d. Swiss c. c. novel c. ocean d. learning c. caliber 268. bowling b. nest d. mallet : ______ :: ______ : standard a. hidden c. driveway dump castle luxury ______ : asocial a. odd b. b. c. duvet : ______ :: beret : head a. pundit b. ______ : college :: flume : ______ a. brush d. powerless : efficacious :: a. gun d. dedication c. d. net 275. ball c. cobalt c.501 Word Analogy Questions 267. diary 276. unusual : novelty :: chalet : ______ a. plume : feather :: 271. professor d. billiards b. corrupt b. jalopy : car :: ______ : house ______ : observations a. limited 277. ledger : accounts :: inscription : ______ a. mountain 274. book b. d. poem 269. social d. b. croquet d. floor 270. ______ : bullet :: 273. weather c. engine 58 . plaque b. duck b. ceiling legs bed neck 272.

dispute b. outlaw : ______ :: indignant : irked a. purchase d. irreverent c. police c. king family stairs house entreat : ______ a. forgo : ______ :: 281. sword c. tight b. begin c. just b. impious : ______ :: viaduct : water a. segue c. disgrace d. rapier : ______ :: offend : affront a. negligent d. furious b. go b. swim c. irksome d. c. surrender 282.501 Word Analogy Questions 278. attic : ______ :: crown : head despot : ruler a. chase b. renounce d. forbid 280. enfeeble : fortify :: concede : ______ a. artery d. king 285. b. endure : continue :: a. forget 287. ______ : blood :: 283. d. mettle 59 . close c. plasma 279. paper d. cowardly esteem : ______ a. honor c. stream b. crime d. respite b. surrender 286. slack : ______ :: undo : reverse a. silent c. plea b. unfriendly 284. jest : earnest :: plucky : courageous a. expect d.

inequality d. vestige : ______ :: annual : yearly a. balance 290. ______ : ignominy :: vestment : garb a. fame b. waffle b. teacher 291. ______ : obfuscate :: imposture : ______ a.501 Word Analogy Questions 288. clergy d. gait d. invective : abuse :: narrator : chronicler a. griddle c. imposition c. borrow b. shame c. obscure b. occasional c. lie d. partner c. steal d. continuous b. whip c. artery b. injection d. north b. footprint 293. neck 60 . tulip d. perennial : ______ :: 292. wattle : ______ :: hinder : help a. pinch 294. sham b. beg c. insurrection 295. explain crust : bread a. sacrament c. garden 289. confederate : ______ :: replicate : copy a. supplicate : ______ :: equity : fairness a. history d.

dilapidated car. 268. 269. c. To halve means to divide. and to rip means to tear. c. 267. and a dome covers a stadium. Caliber is a measurement of a bullet. and familiar describes a standard. 263. a. 271. c. A canopy covers a bed. A cabana can be found near a pool. 272. as are quiet and hush. and carat is a measure- ment of a diamond. c. and an inscription appears on a plaque. a. c. 270. Unusual describes a novelty. Din and racket are synonyms. and a mechanic works at a garage. A mallet is used to play croquet. 264. and a dump is a term for a dilapidated house. and a chalet is found near a mountain. d. 266. and scent is another word for fragrance. d. and a racket is used to play tennis. and an eagle lives in a nest. b. d. An embassy is the residence of an ambassador. and a beret goes on a head. 265. A duvet goes on a bed. d. 262. 274. and broad is an antonym for narrow. A jalopy is an old. c. 61 . Scene is another word for locale. 273. A mural is a painting that appears on a wall. b. Comical is an antonym for pathetic.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 261. A professor works at a college.

a. and a diary is a book that contains observations. c. and social is an antonym for asocial. An artery carries blood. and to offend is another word for to affront. To endure means to continue. 286. 289. 287. and the crown is the upper part of the head. a. and to undo is another word for to reverse. and a despot is a type of ruler. Impious means irreverent. and an annual is a yearly occurrence. 283. 62 . and to entreat means to plead. a. d. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 275. A plume is a feather. Powerless is an antonym for efficacious. and esteem is an antonym for disgrace. To outlaw is another word for to forbid. 277. 281. b. 278. c. To enfeeble is an antonym of to fortify. Shame is a synonym for ignominy. d. 284. A rapier is a type of sword. 276. A ledger is a book that contains accounts. 279. To forgo is another word for to renounce. Slack is a synonym for negligent. c. Jest is an antonym for earnest. and to concede is an antonym of to dispute. and plucky is a synonym for courageous. b. b. 288. 280. c. and a flume is a gorge. 285. and a viaduct carries water. 282. and indignant means irked. c. and equity is a synonym for fairness. A perennial is a continuous occurrence. An attic is the upper part of a house. d.

and vestment is another word for garb. 291. d. and to hinder is an antonym of to help. and to replicate is a synonym of to copy. 294. b. The wattle is part of the neck. 295. Invective is a synonym for abuse. To explain is an antonym of to obfuscate. and imposture is a synonym for sham. a. d. Vestige is another word for footprint. 293. To supplicate is a synonym of to beg. d. 63 . and a narrator is a synonym for a chronicler. A confederate is a synonym for a partner. and crust is part of bread. 292. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 290.

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b. roof c. hammer b. glasses : ______ :: ______ : house a. crescendo 297. ______ : real :: a. c. maximize b. very b. imaginary . helmet b. bungalow 298. night western vast star 300. card gift petal bouquet hostile : friendly a. true d. sheet : pad :: flower : ______ bicycle : unicycle a. monocle 301. drum : instrument :: 299. arid : desert :: ______ : space 9 drill : ______ a. c. d. tool d. speeds d. porch d.Word Analogy Practice 296. oven c. lure c. pedal c. d. peak : mountain :: a. b.

ocean b. direct current c. stopper bottle dolphin envelope a. c. drop slip ink drink 309. toast b. pizza 308.501 Word Analogy Questions 302. dived cell 310. d. shun cravat : ______ a. b. head b. seal : wax :: ______ : cork DC : ______ a. policeman b. c. yard 305. c. foot 312. coffee c. ______ : spiel :: snarl : mess a. lethargy 66 . charge d. Thanksgiving 304. reconcile : fight :: ______ : procrastinate a. b. d. sentence c. arm c. epaulet : shoulder :: 306. neck d. diverse current b. language c. vestibule : building :: a. rancor : enmity :: languor : ______ a. book 303. brownies d. space d. spill pitch spool sputter 311. hurry b. sympathy d. ______ : cocoa :: chapter : ______ a. porch d. verranda c. b. cover d. precinct : city :: 307. AC : alternating current :: ______ : house a. home c. ______ : sign :: sink : dip recluse : ______ a. foyer b. d. stall c. rank b. diode charge d. pilgrim : journey :: omelet : egg a.

d. d. queue : ______ :: a. d. furnace smoke water cinder 324. rebate c. surprise 320.501 Word Analogy Questions 313. hemisphere b. brew : ______ :: fret : worry exile : ______ a. beak c. line d. snake d. stranger b. spoon spill heat stock terrapin : ______ a. babble : language :: static : ______ a. c. succor : ______ :: ire : anger 314. b. d. d. quiz b. c. exit 322. c. b. logical b. truce c. c. mythologize : debunk :: sweeping : epic a. word d. transmission 315. concise b. b. welcome c. ______ : ash :: shard : glass 317. turtle 67 . massive c. fibula : leg :: ______ : arm 319. ______ : tailored :: gallant : brave a. encompass 323. ulna sternum pelvis tibia query : question a. drink bar wipe contrive beat : ______ a. aid offense flavor sleep 321. abate : reduce :: a. b. ______ : epigram :: a. mynah : bird :: a. homemade 318. wordy 316. surpass b. sartorial d. deduce d. c. spy c. ______ : soup :: latex : paint a. fortuitous c. sock b. push d. elliptical d. b.

carnival b. disagree c. ______ : carousel :: astronomer : space a. sea b. polyester b. oceanographer d. cone 330. tub c. channel : waterway :: telescope : astronomer a. universe 326. bathysphere : ______ :: 328. exhort d. slide d. cotton d. cave d. light c. wave 327. spaceship b. extol d. confuse b. zipper c. spelunker : ______ :: ______ : fabric a. enjoy 68 .501 Word Analogy Questions 325. ______ : urge :: censure : ______ a. count c. complain b. rifle c. stone 329. adore : abhor :: bullet : cylinder a. question enthrall : interest a.

b. and to sink means to dip. c. d. 300. 305. 304. and hurry is an antonym of procrastinate. and the roof is the top of a house. Arid describes a desert. a. 308. A pilgrim can be found on a journey. 309. 301. A precinct is a division of a city. and vast describes space. 307. A drum is a type of instrument. Reconcile is an antonym of fight. and a unicycle has one wheel while a bicycle has two wheels. a. d. 306. c. 303. A sheet is a part of a pad of paper. c. and an omelet has eggs as an ingredient. and a flower is part of a bouquet. and DC stands for direct current. 299. 302. b. A vestibule is the entrance to a building. a. Brownies have cocoa as an ingredient. b. and hostile is the opposite of friendly. and a stopper is made of cork. and a recluse can be found at home. 297. Imaginary is the opposite of real. c.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 296. 69 . and a chapter is a division of a book. and drill is a type of tool. d. AC stands for alternating current. A seal is made of wax. d. A monocle has one lens while glasses have two lenses. and a foyer is the entrance to a home. The peak is the top of a mountain. To ink means to sign. 298.

To brew means to contrive. 314. 319. and a telescope is used by an astronomer. 323. c. and a shard is a fragment of glass. and languor is a synonym for lethargy. a. 316. An epaulet is worn on the shoulder. 311. The fibula is a bone in the leg. Stock is the base of soup. Mythologize is an antonym of debunk. a.501 Word Analogy Questions 310. Succor means help or aid. 315. d. d. A cinder is a fragment of ash. and exile is an antonym of welcome. b. c. and the ulna is a bone in the arm. and snarl is a synonym for mess. Abate and reduce are synonyms. d. Concise describes an epigram. b. and static is a garbled transmission. 320. as are beat and surpass. and ire means anger. d. c. d. Babble is garbled language. 312. d. 324. a. a. Rancor is a synonym for enmity. Sartorial is a synonym for tailored. and to fret means to worry. Pitch is a synonym for spiel. A mynah is a type of bird. and sweeping describes an epic. and a cravat is worn on the neck. c. 313. 70 . A queue is another word for a line. and latex is the base of paint. 318. 317. A bathyshere is used by an oceanographer. 321. and a query is another word for a question. 322.. 325. and a terrapin is a type of turtle. and gallant is a synonym for brave.

To exhort is to urge strongly. c. and to enthrall is to interest strongly. and an astronomer is someone who explores space. c. c. and a bullet goes into a cylinder. c. A slide (photographic transparency) goes into a carousel. and to censure is the opposite of extol. 329. A spelunker is someone explores caves. 328. A channel is a natural waterway. c. 71 . and cotton is a natural fabric. To adore is the opposite of abhor. 327. 330.501 Word Analogy Questions 326.

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book d. pepper b. judge 333. c. child c. immature b. b. stranger d. d. general . sleeve guitar sound blood youthful : ______ a. seer c. date b. pitch : throw :: heat : ______ 10 a. seasoning c.Word Analogy Practice 331. grain d. c. b. adult 332. d. parsnip historian : past a. deference : elder :: 335. parsley : garnish :: 336. aged c. sun strike warm hit a. defendant b. quick : slow :: 334. ______ : future :: salt : ______ a. child d. shaft : spear :: neck : ______ indifference : ______ a.

501 Word Analogy Questions 337. shadow : trail :: 343. prim : ______ ::

______ : disgrace a. litter b. forest c. hike d. shame
338. protractor : angle ::

grim : somber a. timid b. probable c. neat d. primary
344. ______ : water :: tree : sap

ruler : ______ a. rectangle b. length c. classroom d. king
339. ______ : nine ::

a. b. c. d.

fire forest nourishment hydrant

345. tricycle : wheel ::

pentagon : five a. nonagon b. hexagon c. septum d. octagon
340. rack : ______ :: tack : sailing

______ : month a. August b. day c. perennial d. trimester
346. limp : injury ::

a. b. c. d.

billiards scubadiving railing boating

______ : conviction a. stumble b. inflammation c. rest d. incarceration
347. ______ : arm ::

341. phenomenon : phenomena ::

die : ______ a. heaven b. miracle c. dice d. phenomenal
342. brag : garb :: drab : ______

column : ceiling a. leg b. sling c. floor d. wing

a. b. c. d.

mundane actor costume bard

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501 Word Analogy Questions 348. partisan : biased :: 353. garble : distort ::

______ : limited a. first b. balanced c. dogged d. finite
349. deduce : infer ::

garner : ______ a. learn b. warble c. earn d. distress
354. yeomanly : ______ ::

______ : crow a. boast b. infuriate c. soar d. reduce
350. resin : ______ ::

perilous : safe a. awkward b. disloyal c. true d. seaworthy
355. parrot : mimic ::

gelatin : preserves a. raisin b. cream c. varnish d. pudding
351. hydric : moist ::

dog : ______ a. canine b. talk c. cat d. hound
356. breach : ______ :: fly : bird

______ : burning a. tonic b. sciatic c. phlegmatic d. pyric
352. thresher : ______ ::

a. b. c. d.

seagull beach whale foam

357. infuse : permeate ::

mastiff : dog a. robin b. master c. shark d. policeman

kindle : ______ a. light b. grow c. steep d. pound

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501 Word Analogy Questions 358. reprove : ______ :: 363. ______ : heavy ::

approve : sanction a. policy b. chide c. testify d. cancel
359. defy : obey ::

ravenous : hungry a. light b. leaden c. slow d. boss
364. festoon : chain ::

______ : placate a. please b. aggravate c. submit d. change
360. baste : cooking ::

creek : ______ a. stream b. inlay c. crook d. island
365. theology : religion ::

______ : gardening a. pinch b. mulch c. heat d. paste
361. persist : ______ ::

phenology : ______ a. pheremones b. psychology c. climate d. geology
366. Machiavellian : ______ ::

eject : welcome a. habituate b. quit c. torment d. pest
362. fuzzy : clarity ::

Orwellian : intrusive a. unscrupulous b. disconsolate c. sincere d. penurious
367. physics : ______ ::

______ : flexibility a. flexible b. rigid c. clear d. forthright

eugenics : heredity a. earthquakes b. matter c. poetry d. sonatas

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profitable c. electric c. incoherent b. clever b. unfinished d. inchoate : ______ :: deficient : complete a. kinetic 369. confusing 77 . clinging b. choosy amusing : ______ a. droll c. ______ : static :: 370. sagacious : undiscerning :: gainful : worthwhile a. alive d.501 Word Analogy Questions 368. humorless d.

c. Deference is shown to an elder. 334. and a pentagon is a polygon with five sides. Rack is a term used in billiards. b. A nonagon is a polygon with nine sides. d. The shaft is part of a spear. c. 335. 332. Phenomenon is the singular of phenomena. A seer looks into the future. 336. 340. 339. 342. and a tree is a source of sap. Parsley is used as a garnish. and a ruler is used to measure length. and a historian looks into the past. To shadow is to trail someone. 341. 78 . and the neck is part of the guitar. and tack is a term used in sailing. d. Quick is the opposite of slow. 344. To pitch is a synonym of to throw. 338. A protractor is used to measure an angle. and to heat is a synonym of to warm.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 331. 333. and indifference is shown to a stranger. 337. 343. b. and die is the singular of dice. a. A hydrant is a source of water. and drab is the palindrome of bard. and youthful is the opposite of aged. Prim is a synonym for neat. Brag is the palindrome of garb. and salt is used as a seasoning. c. b. b. and to shame is to disgrace someone. c. d. and grim is a synonym for somber. a. b.

To parrot means to mimic. A sling is used to support an arm. and pyric is associated with something burning. Resin is used in making varnishes. A limp is the result of an injury. Partisan is a synonym for biased. 79 . and approve is a synonym of sanction. 348. b. and flying is a movement made by birds. and finite is a synonym for limited. and incarceration is the result of a conviction. b. and to dog means to hound. 346. and a trimester is three months. d. c. Reprove is a synonym of chide. and garner means earn. 352. To defy is the opposite of to obey. 349. and mastiff is a type of dog. Yeomanly is an antonym for disloyal. b. and to aggravate is the opposite of to placate. d. Thresher is a type of shark. c. 354. d. and gelatin is used in making preserves. Garble means distort.501 Word Analogy Questions 345. d. 357. 356. b. and a column is used to support a ceiling. c. Breaching is a movement made by whales. Infuse means permeate. 351. 347. and perilous is an antonym for safe. a. c. a. Deduce is a synonym of infer. d. 358. 355. 359. and boast is a synonym of crow. and kindle means light. A tricycle has three wheels. 353. 350. Hydric is associated with something moist.

b. b. a. Baste is a cooking term. A festoon is another word for a decorative chain. and a creek is another word for an stream. 361. Something Machiavellian is considered unscrupulous. Inchoate is a synonym for unfinished. b. and Orwellian describes something as intrusive. To persist is the opposite of to quit. c. 365. and mulch is a gardening term. and phenology is the study of climate. Physics is a science that deals with matter. and deficient means lacking and complete means to be whole. d. b. and to be ravenous is to be excessively hungry. Kinetic means to be in motion and static means to be at rest. 80 . Theology is the study of religion. To be leaden is to be oppressively heavy. and to eject is the opposite of to welcome.501 Word Analogy Questions 360. 363. 370. Fuzzy means lacking in clarity. a. c. and eugenics is a science that deals with heredity. 366. 364. and rigid means lacking flexibility. 368. b. c. and gainful is a synonym for worthwhile. 367. 369. To be sagacious is to be the opposite of undiscerning and to be amusing is to be the opposite of humorless. 362.

robe b. turban : ______ :: 11 a. d. c. umbrage c. slither : snake :: praise : insult a. house c. log d. rock b. trellis : garden :: 372. c. broadcast rotate : ______ a. turn . ______ : enunciate :: fireplace : ______ a. luge : ______ :: toe : tone 374. upbraid b. smoke b. headdress d. lifeguard track heat pal 373. ski lane lunge feet turbine : engine a. ash 376. toga c. b. mumble d.Word Analogy Practice 371. nomad 375. support c. fan d. d. pool : loop :: lap : ______ a. b.

shield 380. d. d. d. bouquet c. ______ : land :: slice : cake equipment : gear a. ship c. limerick crate prison trickery 382. d. b. dancer ferry : passenger a. 5 b. brig : ______ :: sham : hoax a. c. horse b. eraser : pencil :: ______ : pen 383. anger 381. game : series :: a. camera d. 36 29 35 9 387. winner b. ______ : cut :: 378. pass gene light-year slide a. 6 : 5 :: 30 : ______ a. ______ : armor :: flowers : bloom a. 1 379. c. filth b. divine c. contentment d. giant d. purr : ______ :: a. sentence c. earth fly mud acre huff : indignation a. write delete nib calligraphy 1 ______ : word a. d. c. d. asleep c.5 a. lithe : ______ :: 388. dolly : ______ :: slovenly : slob a. cat b. 2 1 3 2 c. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 377. syllable d. mask d. b. whiff c. ______ : 1. b. ocean 82 . snip b. teeth d. ticket b. b. c. lap : pool :: ______ : space 386. event 384. c. excise 385.5 :: 2 : 0.

linger b. beaming c. prosaic : ______ :: 394. overt d. goat b. cipher d.501 Word Analogy Questions 389. ordinary b. card d. purpose d. sudden b. depart 396. fold 392. announce d. off 393. scratch : race :: vacillate : decide a. money b. finesse : cunning :: bearing : manner a. efficient : wasteful :: ebullient : glum a. zephyr c. sly b. honest d. gloomy c. draw b. ______ : leave :: ampersand : and a. king c. purchase d. jealousy 83 . arrive c. care d. dusk ______ : resentment a. wit 395. champion 391. husband 397. slippery c. receipt : ______ :: ______ : poker a. store c. ______ : zero :: slipshod : ______ a. detective c. ______ : hidden :: license : marriage a. gloaming : ______ :: ______ : deceptive a. sparse 390. agility b. gloom b. tropical c. cautious 398. vision c. abundant d. irreverent : respect :: profuse : lush a. morning d. messy b.

saber b. artisan b. needlepoint ______ : feet a. airplane b. manacle : hands :: paper : origami a. army b. ______ : bow :: stumble : fall a. battle 400. d. chew b. stock d. scimitar : ______ :: dollar : cent a. Calder 406. b. truckle trickle tickle tuck 403. driver d. soldier 405.501 Word Analogy Questions 399. rifles d. b. vest d. c. shin b. battalion : ______ :: 404. chest c. neck 407. ancient d. ______ : spoil :: walk : path metatarsal : ______ a. hike grass mold trail a. stars 402. pilot : ______ :: revolver : gun a. bullet c. food d. Degas b. c. osier : ______ :: 408. foot d. d. Matisse d. fodder 84 . files c. Rivera : murals :: doctor : repair a. guide c. cineast : film :: ______ : mobiles a. basketry c. troop c. mandible : jaw :: gastronome : ______ a. gnomes b. license 401. fetter c. Hopper c.

______ : fez :: 410. cut b. bounce d. Morocco c. flip : impertinent :: pom-pom : tam-o’-shanter a. gamble 85 . guard d.501 Word Analogy Questions 409. tassel dice : ______ a. cards c. red b.

380. c.5. and a syllable is part of a word. 2 is the same as 1. 374. d. 372. c. A trellis is found in a garden. and rotate describes the movement of a fan. and lap is pal in reverse. 381. Lithe can describe a dancer. 376. Luge with an added “n” is lunge. c. 384. b. and equipment is a synonym of 3 1 gear. c. and the nib is part of a pen. 377. and a turbine is a type of engine. Pool is loop spelled backward. and toe with an added “n” is tone.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 371. 385.5. 383. c. Teeth cut and flowers bloom. A game is part of a series. To purr is a sign of contentment. d. c. A turban is a type of headdress. and slovenly can describe a slob. c. The eraser is part of a pencil. 373. To mumble is the opposite of to enunciate. and to praise is the opposite of to insult. An acre is a piece of land. d. and to huff is a sign of indignation. and a fireplace is found in a house. and 2 is the same as 0. c. 379. A shield is a synonym of armor. d. and light-year is a distance covered in space. 375. 86 . Lap is a distance covered in a pool. 382. c. Slither describes the movement of a snake. and a slice is a piece of cake. d. 378.

Gloaming is another word for dusk. d. Overt is an antonym of hidden. c. and ebullient is an antonym of glum. A cipher is a symbol for a zero. To scratch is to withdraw from a race. c. 87 . c. 388. and 30 minus 1 is 29. 396. a. b. d. and a ferry moves passengers. c. 390. 392. c. Irreverent means lacking in respect. 399. Prosaic means ordinary. 394. 387. d. and jealousy is a synonym for resentment. and to be honest is the opposite of deceptive. 391. and an ampersand is a symbol for and. A brig is another word for a prison. a. 397. b. To linger means to be slow to leave. 398. A troop is a unit of a battalion. and to vacillate is to be slow to decide. 395. and a license is a document acknowledging a marriage.501 Word Analogy Questions 386. 6 minus 1 is 5. and profuse means lush. and a cent is a unit of a dollar. and bearing is another word for manner. and a sham is another word for a hoax. 393. 389. Finesse is a synonym for cunning. A dolly moves a television or motion picture camera. and slipshod means lacking in care. To be efficient is the opposite of wasteful. A receipt is an acknowledgement or document of a purchase. c. c. and to fold is to withdraw from poker.

and a gastronome loves food. A tassel is part of a fez. and a pom-pom is part of a tam-o’- shanter. 403. a. b. To truckle means to bow. 410. 88 . 409. c. To pilot means to guide. 408. 406. 407. A cineast loves film. 402.501 Word Analogy Questions 400. 401. c. A scimitar is a saber. Osier is a willow used to make baskets. Diego Rivera was an artist known for his murals. a. A manacle is a shackle for the hands. b. Flip is a synonym for impertinent. and walk is a synonym for path. and paper is used to make origami. and a fetter is a shackle for the feet. and to doctor means to repair. and Alexander Calder was known for his mobiles. The mandible is part of the jaw. c. Mold is a synonym for spoil. and the metatarsal is part of the foot. and to stumble means to fall. a. and dice is a synonym of cut. d. and a revolver is a gun. 404. 405. d. b.

development : sprawl :: 12 a. c. malnutrition b. win c. worth : whort :: 416. obesity 415. d. member : club :: ______ : nadir a. medal d. lion b. apex b. two steal toot lute ______ : large a. d. sink ______ : pride a. to : too :: loot : ______ a. urban d. c. regal c. accept . b. cheap : peach :: 414. b.Challenging Word Analogy Practice 411. king b. 6 27 16 64 413. orange d. crawl c. 4 : ______ :: 3 : 9 famine : ______ a. arc c. drain d. majestic 412.

makes 418. library 423. dance b. cruiseliner : passengers :: ______ : crowd a. forecast 421. sextant d. neat c. d. 6 : ______ :: 8 : 18 420. cloud c. agent b. sunrise c. hydration 425. rob negative steel don’t 424. group d. night d. diffidence 419. whoop : exuberance :: ______ : books a. b. d. whoops b. 2 10 12 16 426. avoid charity help leap abacus : calculation a. erosion b. b. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 417. c. b. circumference b. mourning d. d. awaken a. volume d. fast b. no : know :: steal : ______ keen : ______ a. d. son : sun :: ______ : sew a. ______ : rainfall :: condensation : humidity a. c. ground d. binge : begin :: tea : ______ taps : lights out a. b. d. ______ : navigation :: a. author c. so sob needle daughter 90 . supper coffee eat water 427. c. automation c. three c. haste : waste :: 422. purse : super :: plea : ______ a. c. reveille : ______ :: a. c.

c. valve c. reconcile 437. jargon 432. d. ______ : trumpet :: a. leather c. cabal : ______ :: output : yield a.501 Word Analogy Questions 428. engraving c. plot b. fox b. exasperate : irk :: bully : browbeat a. b. film b. bother c. stop 430. mystery c. miser b. dither : settle :: stake : bet a. hide d. cable d. harmonious d. wager 435. tiding b. ______ : frame :: display : ______ a. cripple c. count 431. song b. felon ______ : dissuade a. plant c. dismiss 91 . corrupt b. raconteur c. patio d. badger : annoy :: plot : design a. scratch d. ______ : patois :: mosaic : tile a. argue d. band 434. trombone d. ride b. drawing ward sludge lean fret : guitar a. ______ : draw :: list : silt 433. quarrel c. bathroom d. hamstring : ______ :: 429. ______ : entertain :: ______ : dispute a. point d. prevent b. decoration 436.

spelt 444. inquisition d. thyme b. worship c. bobcat b. wildcat : ______ :: forage : food a. lock : canal :: dock : ______ lentil : legume a. movement 92 . probity : ______ :: ______ : will a. drudgery : work :: probability : likelihood a. history b. mountain d. oaf c. embrace d. shun c. game c. ______ : wheat :: didactic : teacher a. prohibition c. debate 439. orchestra c. trail 445. subjective 446. passive b. honesty b. actor d. hector : ______ :: a. submit d. mechanic c. wish 442. oil 441. bait b. dissonance phonetics : language a. eventuality 447. hieroglyphics d. bow : obeisance :: 440. histrionic : ______ :: 443. memory b. noise b. tofu d. rice c. b.501 Word Analogy Questions 438. courtroom locksmith ear duck foil : thwart a. d. c. mnemonics : ______ :: cacophony : ______ a. goal d. future c. clumsy : dexterity :: objective : ______ a. salute b. telephone d.

______ : plangent :: a. quiet c. perfidy : ______ :: satire : parody a.501 Word Analogy Questions 448. fire satchel rope hint contemptible : estimable a. cask : sack :: thin : ______ 450. noisy d. performance 93 . treachery b. forgiveness d. humor c. combustible 449. d. c. b. pungent b.

413. A whoop is a sound of exuberance. a. and plea is an anagram for leap. and taps is a musical signal for lights out. c. and regal is an anagram for large. 412. and steal is a homophone for steel. Purse is an anagram for super. a keen is a sound of mourning. 419. and three is a crowd. c.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 411. 422. Reveille is a musical signal to awaken. 423. Erosion is a result of rainfall. b. and 3 squared is 9. Cheap is an anagram for peach. and condensation is a result of humidity. 415. No is a homophone for know. c. A member is part of a club. and a lion is part of a pride. c. 421. d. c. a. Worth is an anagram for whort. d. 416. a. 420. A cruiseliner houses passengers. 4 squared is 16. haste makes waste. 417. and loot is a homophone for lute. 94 . 424. According to well-known proverbs. and an abacus is a tool used in calculation. and drain is an anagram for nadir. Development is a cause of sprawl. and a library houses books. 418. d. 414. d. and famine is a cause of malnutrition. A sextant is a tool used in navigation. Too is a homophone for to. b.

a. a. 435. c. and a fret is part of a guitar. c. Histrionic describes the behavior of an actor. and didactic describes a teacher. b. b. b. and to forage means to look for food. d. and so is a homophone for sew. To wildcat means to look for oil. Dither is an antonym for settle. and to stake means to bet. 439. 438. Jargon is a synonym for patois. and a mosaic is composed of individual tiles. and to prevent is to dissuade entirely. 429. Son is a homophone for sun. and a dock is found in a courtroom. and list is an anagram for silt. A valve is part of a trumpet. To exasperate is to irk entirely. a. a. To hamstring means to cripple. 434. A lock is found in a canal. 437. 436. 432. and tea is an anagram for eat. c. and display is an antonym for hide. Ward is an anagram for draw. 427. a. and a bully is someone who browbeats.501 Word Analogy Questions 425. To badger is to annoy persistently. d. A film is composed of individual frames. and output is a synonym for yield. 426. Binge is an anagram for begin. 433. and to quarrel is to dispute actively. b. b. 431. 430. d. A raconteur is someone who entertains. 95 . and 8 plus 10 is 18. 6 plus 10 is 16. and plot is a synonym for design. 440. 428. Cabal is a synonym for plot.

Mnemonics deals with memory. 447. and contemptible is an antonym for estimable.501 Word Analogy Questions 441. Spelt is a wheat. b. d. d. Perfidy is a synonym for treachery. Hector is a synonym of bait. and probability means likelihood. a. Drudgery is unpleasant work. a. and thin is an anagram for hint. and phonetics deals with language. 448. Clumsy means lacking dexterity. Probity means honesty. and a lentil is a legume. and an objective is a synonym for a goal. 445. 449. 444. and foil is a synonym for thwart. Quiet is an antonym for plangent. c. a. and satire is a synonym for parody. a. a. and cacophony is unpleasant noise. A bow is a synonym for an obeisance. 96 . 450. a. 442. and passive means lacking in will. 446. Cask is an anagram for sack. 443.

b. wed : ______ :: teem : meet 452. a. bird 455. d. d. kilt d. c. femur : ______ :: fibula : calf engagement match rain dew 456. d. serape c. dog b. c. b. Lourdes c.Targeted Word Analogy Practice for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) 451. b. mustang : ______ :: 13 a. Bath : England :: a. fish d. 1/3 : 2/3 :: ______ : 60 454. 20 30 10 120 jaguar : cat a. Lucerne . Lorca b. foot thigh phalange muscle ______ : France a. horse c. Lucca d. sari : India :: ______ : Mexico a. c. kimono 453. sarong b.

c. I X L D Lincoln : 1865 a. play 461. Italy c. suffrage c. Santa Maria 98 . arms 460. cloth nose sneeze scale Columbus : ______ a. 18th Amendment : War :: ______ : Civil War a. Ankara : Turkey :: ______ : Iraq a. Portugal d. West Indies b. 20 : 240 :: ______ : 180 prohibition :: 19th Amendment : ______ a. Dickinson : ______ :: a. Taft c. Bull Run 464. d. felt : ______ :: smelt : fish Alexander : ______ a. song d. novella b. Germany d. Macedonia 466. McKinley d. c. Ford 463. c. Baghdad c. El Cid : Spain :: Dickens : novel a. Teheran b. Jordan 459. d. b. ______ : 1901 :: a.501 Word Analogy Questions 457. Concord b. slavery d. Istanbul d. b. Bunker Hill : Revolutionary 458. Hoover b. Alexandria b. d. Alamo c. poem c. Boston Massacre d. Britain c. V : X :: ______ : C 462. 18 12 15 6 465. b. de Soto : Spain :: a. speech b.

Fuji d. ______ : Southern :: ______ : Franklin a. Jackson c. Lincoln b. Ghana b. Persia 468. Tuscan : Italy :: ______ : 16th a. ______ : Gold Coast :: Provençal : ______ a. 12 c. Spain c. 100 475. India d. Fitzgerald c. Africa b. Tokyo : Edo :: Kilimanjaro : ______ a. Poe 469. Hemingway b. Sierra Leone d.501 Word Analogy Questions 467. Fuji : Japan :: ______ : macabre a. Australia 474. Dos Passos d. France d. Freud : psychoanalysis :: Germany : Prussia a. Melville b. California c. England Zimbabwe : Rhodesia a. 1 : Washington :: ______ : Ceylon a. China b. Swift : satirical :: ______ : genetics a. Newton d. Senegal 99 . Faulkner c. Hemingway 471. 5 b. Russia c. Van Buren : 8th :: Hawthorne : Northern a. Pavlov c. 50 d. Kerouac d. Switzerland b. Sri Lanka c. Vietnam 470. Copernicus 473. Iran : ______ :: 472. Pierce 476. Mt. Adams d. Iraq d. China c. Syria b. Mendel b.

water 481. d. peseta d. c. Hermes Nebuchadnezzar : ______ a. owl b. symphony b. fire c. Dryads : tree :: Naiads : ______ a. novel d. peck : quart :: ______ : pint a. Pb Ag Fe Sn Rodin : ______ a. Le Corbusier : architecture :: a. d. portraits 487. sky d. kiss gallon glass pound a. Spain 478. Dalí : surrealism :: Braque : ______ a. realism b. Nike : victory :: ______ : Costa Rica a. Xerxes : Persia :: ______ : hunt a. pound : United Kingdom :: 486. b. d.501 Word Analogy Questions 477. London b. dollar 482. rock b. c. Peru 100 . Chile d. gold : Au :: silver : ______ Satyr : ______ a. b. Griffin : lion :: Akita : Japan a. wings d. Artemis c. Mesopotamia b. colón c. cubism d. horse 484. Ares b. pop c. c. Egypt c. automobile 485. b. Babylon d. Cyclops : 1 :: Argus : ______ 479. 2 5 10 100 480. goat c. Egypt c. sculpture c. franc b. Saluki : ______ :: 483. Hades d.

Lee d. Mississippi : Gulf of Mexico :: Ganges : India a. Sweden c. fraction b. b. Lake Champlain d. Samuel Clemens : Mark ______ : cardinal a. 2nd : ordinal :: Death Valley : lowest a. Rainier b. McKinley 492. damage c. V X M VI 496. Mauna Kea c. Waterloo : Napoleon :: Nile : ______ a. Mohs : ______ :: Cochise : Apache a. intensity b. Russia 489. Emily Brontë Jupiter : ______ a. mineral d. ______ : highest :: a. Sherman 490. Persian Gulf 494. Eudora Welty b. Nike b. Hindu d. Om : ______ :: 493. George Eliot c. Mars c. 1st 497. Inuit c. wind 491. d. Neptune : Poseidon :: Twain :: Mary Ann Evans : ______ a. Spain b. Sioux b. M : L :: C : ______ Richter : earthquake a. Grant c.501 Word Analogy Questions 488. George Sand d. Atlantic Ocean d. Crazy Horse : ______ :: Appomattox : ______ a. Hera 101 . Indian Ocean b. Lincoln b. Mt. 3rd c. Mediterranean Sea c. Mt. c. 2 d. Navajo d. Zeus d. Custer 495.

Maine 501. Cedar Rapids ______ : A. South Carolina c. a. horse c. Dallas b.D.C. snake 499. Fort Worth c. Hawaii : 1959 :: Pegasus : ______ a. Sophocles : B. Austin d. Virgil 102 . Pindar c. Phoenix : bird :: 500. Arizona d. fish b. :: ______ : Texas a.501 Word Analogy Questions 498. Des Moines : Iowa :: ______ : 1912 a. Dante d. New York b. goat d. Euripedes b.

and Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. Wed is a palindrome for dew. b. Bunker Hill was a battle site in the Revolutionary War. Emily Dickinson was known as a poet. 20 times 12 is 240. and 1/3 is half of 2/3. 454. A mustang is a type of horse. and smelt is a type of fish. b. 461. d. b. 453. and Charles Dickens was a novelist. and President Lincoln was assassinated in 1865. A sari is traditional clothing worn in India. Felt is a type of cloth. The 18th Amendment dealt with prohibition. and the fibula is located in the calf. 459. 462. 460. France. b. and the 19th dealt with suffrage. President McKinley was assassinated in 1901. 103 . a. and Bull Run was a battle site in the Civil War. England. b. b. and a serape is traditional clothing worn in Mexico. 456. 452. as well as in Lourdes. 457. 464. V (5) is half of X (10). d. and teem is a palindrome for meet. Ankara is the capital of Turkey. b.501 Word Analogy Questions Answers 451. 455. In Roman numerals. b. c. and L (50) is half of C (100). The femur is located in the thigh. 30 is half of 60. 458. Restorative waters are found in Bath. and a jaguar is a type of cat. and 15 times 12 is 180. 463. c. c.

b. Martin Van Buren was the 8th president. and Edgar Allan Poe was known for his macabre writing. and Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Tanzania.501 Word Analogy Questions 465. 467. and Alexander was a military leader of Macedonia. and Benjamin Franklin’s is on the 100. 466. a. b. b. The Saluki is a breed of dog from Egypt. 468. and Germany was formerly called Prussia. 474. and Abraham Lincoln was the 16th. d. and Mendel is considered the father of genetics. 475. 473. George Washington’s portrait is on the one-dollar bill. and Columbus was an Italian navigator. d. Iran was formerly called Persia. Tokyo was formerly known as Edo. 470. de Soto was a Spanish navigator. El Cid was a military leader from Spain. 472. 104 . and Provençal relates to a region of France. and Zimbabwe was formerly called Rhodesia. b. d. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. and the Akita is a breed of dog from Japan. c. Freud is considered the father of psychoanalysis. William Faulkner is known as a Southern writer. and Sri Lanka was formerly known as Ceylon. a. Tuscan relates to a region of Italy. d. and Nathaniel Hawthorne is known as a Northern writer. Jonathan Swift was known as a satirical writer. a. 471. 469. a. 476. 477. Ghana was formerly called the Gold Coast.

Le Corbusier was a French architect. and Georges Braque is known as a cubist. c. 485. A peck is a unit of measure equal to 8 quarts. and the Richter scale is used to measure the intensity of earthquakes. b. the symbol for gold is Au. and Nebuchadnezzar was the ancient king of Babylon. d. 489. A Griffin is a mythical creature with the body of a lion. b. and Rodin was a French sculptor. The Om is a river in Russia. and a Satyr has the body of a goat. b. and the colón is the unit of currency in Costa Rica. 482. and the Naiads were mythical water nymphs. c. 483. b. 487. The pound is the unit of currency of the United Kingdom. On the periodic table of elements.501 Word Analogy Questions 478. and Argus was a creature with 100 eyes. c. d. and the Ganges is a river in India. d. 484. and the symbol for silver is Ag. 480. Nike is the goddess of victory. Xerxes was the ancient king of Persia. 481. The Dryads were mythical tree nymphs. Salvador Dalí is known as a surrealist painter. b. b. and a gallon is a unit of measurement equal to 8 pints. 488. and Artemis is the goddess of the hunt. 479. c. Waterloo was the site of Napoleon’s defeat. 486. 105 . Cyclops was the mythical creature with one eye. and Appomattox was the site of General Lee’s defeat. 490. The Mohs scale is used to measure the hardness of minerals.

D. b. and Arizona became a state in 1912. Phoenix is a mythical bird. c. and Death Valley is the lowest.501 Word Analogy Questions 491. and Dante was born and lived A. M (1000) divided by L (50) is 20. a. 500. and Austin is the capital of Texas. Samuel Clemens wrote under the name Mark Twain. 495. Neptune is the Roman name of the Greek god Poseidon. 496. and 2 is an example of a cardinal number. 501. 498. and Pegasus is a mythical horse. Crazy Horse was the leader of the Sioux. as is C (100) divided by V (5). Hawaii became a state in 1959. and Cochise was the leader of the Apache. d. and Jupiter is the Roman name of the Greek god Zeus. 2nd is an example of an ordinal number. b. McKinley is the highest point in the United States. 499. Mt. a. c. 106 . Sophocles was born in B.C. 493. c. 494. The Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico. 497. c. and the Nile River flows into the Mediterranean Sea.. and Mary Ann Evans wrote under the name George Eliot. Des Moines is the capital of Iowa. b. c. 492.

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