Analogies Practice – MAT format

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Champion : Circumvent :: Advocate :

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Category: Vocabulary Champion and Advocate are synonyms meaning to support or defend. Circumvent and Evade are also synonyms and mean to avoid or find a way around. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

Monte Carlo : Monaco :: Barcelona :

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Category: General Knowledge Type: Descriptive / General Monte Carlo is a city located in Monaco and Barcelona is a city located in Spain. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

___________: Samba :: Europe : South America

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Category: General Knowledge Type: Descriptive / General Masque is a dance style indicative of Europe, and samba is a popular dance style originating in South America. 1:3 — 2:4

Phelps : Swimmer :___________: Gymnast

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Category: General Knowledge Type: Descriptive / General Michael Phelps and Mary Lou Retton are American Olympians – Phelps in swimming and Retton in gymnastics 1:3 — 2:4

Fictitious : Fabricated :: Genuine :

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Category: Vocabulary Type: Similarity Something fictitious has been fabricated. Something genuine is authentic. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

Elizabeth II : David Lloyd Johnson : : Queen :

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Category: General Knowledge Type: Descriptive / General Elizabeth II is the current Queen of the United Kingdom and the commonwealth realms. David Lloyd Johnson is Viceroy and Governor General of Canada. This is a 1:3 — 2:4 analogy.

_______: Morning Dress :: Bow Tie : Full Dress

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Category: General Knowledge Type: Descriptive / General Morning dress and full dress are both formal dress codes in western fashion. A bow tie is considered appropriate neckwear for a full dress occasion where as an ascot is appropriate for morning dress. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

Bonaparte : France :: Romanov :

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Category: Humanities Type: Descriptive / General The House of Bonaparte were rulers in France, and the House of Romanov were rulers in Russia.

Neil deGrasse Tyson : _______ :: Astrophysicist :Anthropologist

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Category: Humanities Type: Descriptive / General Neil deGrasse Tyson is to Astrophysics as Margaret Mead is to Anthropology; Tyson is a well known Astrophysicist and Mead is a well known Anthropologist.

Poseidon : Triton :: Zeus :

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Category: Humanities Type: Descriptive / General In mythology – Triton was the son of Poseidon and Perseus was the son of Zeus.

Kurtzwell : Singularity :: ____________ : Thermodynamics

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Category: Natural Sciences Type: Descriptive / General Ray Kurtzwell is a scientist known for his theory on the technological singularity and Lord Kelvin was a famous scientist credited with defining Thermodynamics.

90 degrees : 180 degrees :: Right :

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Category: Mathematics Type: Descriptive/General A 90 degree angle is called a right angle. A 180 degree angle is called a straight angle. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

I : V :: X :

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Category: Mathematics Type: Descriptive/General Roman Numerals: I = 1 V = 5 X = 10 L = 50. V is 5 times I as L is five times X. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

Ray : Line :: Arc :

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Category: Mathematics Type: Part to Whole A ray is part of a line, an arc is part of a circle.

San : Pablo :: Los :

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Category: Humanities Type: Completion San Pablo is a city in California, as is Los Angeles. This is a 1:2 — 3:4 analogy.

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