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Q 1. Touch : Feel :: Greet : ?

A

Smile

Acknowledge

C

Success

D

Manners

Explanation

A Touch has Feeling effect. Similarly, Greet is Acknowledged.

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Q 2. House : Room : : World : ?

A

Land

B

Sun

C

Air

Nation

Explanation

Room is a part of the house. Similarly, nation is a part of the world.

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Q 3. Ink : Pen : : Blood : ?

A

Accident

B

Doctor

Vein

D

Donation

Explanation

Pen is filled with ink. Similarly, vein is filled with blood.

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Q 4. Good : Bad : : Roof : ?

A

Walls

B

Pillars

Floor

D

Window

Explanation

The second term is antonym of the first term. Hence, Roof : Floor.

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Q 5. Novelty : Oldness : : Newness : ?

A

Model

Antiquity

C

Discovery

D

Culture

Explanation

Novelty means the quality of being new, different or strange. Oldness shows just the opposite meaning of novelty.
Antiquity means the ancient past, an object from ancient times.

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Q 6. Detective : Informer : : Reporter : ?

Source

B

Editorial

C

News

D

Essay

Explanation

Detective collects vital information with the help of informer. Similarly, Reporter collects news from source.

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Q 7. Genuine : Authentic : : Mirage : ?

Illusion

B

Image

C

Hideout

D

Reflection

Explanation

Genuine news real, not artificial, sincere, honest etc.
Authentic means known to be true or genuine.
Thus, Genuine and Authentic are synonymous to each other.
Mirage is an illusion caused by hot air conditions.

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Q 8. Thunder : Rain : : ? : Night

A

Day

Dusk

C

Dark

D

Evening

Explanation

Thunder is immediately followed by rain. Similarly, dusk is followed by night.

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Q 9. Parliament : Great Britain : Congress : ?

A

Japan

B

India

USA

D

Netherlands

Explanation

The legislative house (Parliament) of Great Britain is called Parliament. Similarly, the Parliament of USA is called Congress.

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Q 10. Flow : River : : Stagnant : ?

Pool

B

Rain

C

Stream

D

Canal

Explanation

The water in river flows. The water in pool remains stagnant.

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Q 11. Psychology: Mind :: Ornithology : ?

A

Sanskrit

B

Coin

C

Mammal

Bird

Explanation

Psychology is the study of mind, mental condition. Similarly, the scientific study of birds is called ornithology.

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Q 12. Mother : Child : : Cloud : ?

A

Shine

B

Water

Rain

D

Weather

Explanation

Mother gives birth to child. Similarly, cloud causes rain.

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Q 13. Mountain : Hill : : Tree : ?

A

Forest

Shrub

C

Leaf

D

Ground

Explanation

Mountain and hill are similar things. Similarly, tree and shrub are of same type.

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Q 14. Book : Publisher : : Film : ?

A

Writer

B

Editor

Director

D

Producer

Explanation

Book is published by Publisher. Similarly, film is directed by director.

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Q 15. Framework : House : : Skeleton : ?

A

Ribs

B

Skull

Body

D

Grace

Explanation

House rests on framework. Similarly, body is built on skeleton.

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Q 16. January : November : : Sunday : ?

A

Tuesday

B

Monday

Friday

D

Saturday

Explanation

January is the first month of a year and November is the second last month of a year. Similarly, Sunday is the first day of a week and Friday is the second last day of a week.

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Q 17. Taste : Tongue : : Walk : ?

A

Pavement

B

Crutch

Legs

D

Walking stick

Explanation

Tongue is used to taste something. Similarly, leg is used to walk.