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VerbalAbilityWordRelationshipsPracticeTest1

Thesequestionsassessyourabilitytoidentifytherelationshipbetweenwordsandtothenapplythis
verbalanalogy.Forexample,youmaybegivenagroupofwordsandaskedtoidentifythe
relationshipbetweenthewordsinthisgroup.Youcanthenselectthewordfromtheansweroption
whichbestfitswiththegroup.
1)

capital,arch,column
A
pilaster

B
edifice

C
bridge

D
temple

Intheexampleabove,capital,arch,columnareallarchitecturalfeatureswhichcanbefoundon
buildings.AnswerAisobviouslytheonlywordintheanswergroupwhichsharesthese
characteristics.

Thesetypesofquestionappearinnearlyalllevelsofverbalabilitytests.

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VerbalAbilityWordRelationshipsPracticeTest1
30Questions
Instructions:Answerasmanyquestionsasyoucanin 15minutes.Circletheletterontheright
whichcorrespondstothebestanswer.
1)

medicineistoillnessaslawisto
A
anarchy

2)

C
court

D
trial

ABCD

C
focus

D
telescope

ABCD

C
retirement

D
age

ABCD

C
window

D
stone

ABCD

C
hand

D
touch

ABCD

C
learning

D
pupil

ABCD

C
heart

D
flow

ABCD

B
bench

B
glass

B
maturity

B
sand

B
nerve

courtistojudgeasclassroomisto
A
teacher

9)

ABCD

seeistolookasfeelisto
A
sense

8)

D
sphere

paperistotreeasglassisto
A
clear

7)

C
pi

B
ball

settlementistoinjuryaspensionisto
A
pensioner

6)

ABCD

nibistopenaslensisto
A
seeing

5)

D
etiquette

kingistothroneasjudgeisto
A
lawyer

4)

C
treason

squareistocubeascircleisto
A
round

3)

B
discipline

B
school

wateristopumpasbloodisto
A
artery

B
vein

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10) machineistomechanicaspatientisto
A
dentist

B
hospital

C
disease

D
ward

ABC D

Instruction:Identifytherelationshipbetweenthewordpairinthequestion.
Circletheanswerwherethewordpairshownhasthemostsimilarrelationship.
11) levee:flood
A
dam:lake

B
armour: helmet

C
helmet:injury

D
water: tide

ABCD

B
tone:scale

C
noise:waves

D
waves:sound

ABCD

B
steal:borrow

C
explode:ignite

D
pilfer:steal

ABC D

B
hand:palm

C
stern:boat

D
cruiser:vessel

ABCD

B
sound:noise

C
time:lateness

D
blind:light

ABCD

B
ill:recovery

C
cure:fix

D
toxin:antidote

ABCD

B
lord:lady

C
silly:sally

D
cow:calf

ABCD

B
spade:hole

C
bit:drill

D
iron:grid

ABCD

12) color:spectrum
A
verse:rhyme
13) extort:obtain
A
purify:strain
14) heel:foot
A
beam:ship
15) slight:hurt
A
lag:tardiness
16) lethargy:tonic
A
revival:living
17) billy:nanny
A
cow:bull
18) blade:slice
A
dig:shovel

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19) note:bar
A
word:sentence

B
writing:paper

C
picture:pencil

D
word:letter

ABCD

C
hard:struggle

D
illusory:exist

ABCD

20) fleeting:evaporate
A
pliant:yield

B
clear:penetrate

Instruction:Identifytherelationshipbetweenthewordgroupinthequestion.
Circletheanswerwhichfitsbestwiththegroup.
21) barber,florist,draper
A
flower

B
cloth

C
milliner

D
hair

A BCD

B
dolomites

C
urals

D
himalayas

ABCD

B
grab

C
seize

D
catch

ABCD

B
oak

C
spruce

D
teak

ABCD

B
nylon

C
linen

D
fur

ABCD

B
vodka

C
wine

D
lager

ABCD

B
edifice

C
bridge

D
temple

ABCD

22) alps,pennines,pyrenees
A
rockies
23) throw,volley,sling
A
hurl
24) pine,fir,cypress
A
mahogany
25) wool,silk,leather
A
cotton
26) bourbon,whisky,gin
A
beer
27) capital,arch,column
A
pilaster

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28) bright,gleaming,brilliant
A
vigorous

B
energetic

C
radiant

D
lively

ABCD

B
maggot

C
eagle

D
tiger

ABCD

B
tonne

C
penny

D
dram

ABCD

29) vulture,hyena,crow
A
dolphin
30) ounce,stone,pound
A
kilogramme

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