Every one of the following questions consists of a related pair of words, followed by five pairs of words. Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words.
SKEIN : YARN
A skein is a quantity of yarn; a ream is a quantity of paper.
WAITRESS : RESTAURANT
A waitress works in a restaurant; a teacher works in a school.
ODOMETER : DISTANCE
Scale - A measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass.
An odometer measures distance; a scale measures weight.
FISH : SHOAL
A group of fish is a shoal; a group of wolves is a pack.
PULSATE : THROB
Pulsate and throb are synonyms, as are examine and scrutinize.
RAIN : DRIZZLE
To drizzle is to rain slowly; to jog is to run slowly.
BRISTLE : BRUSH
A bristle is a part of a brush; a key is a part of a piano.
DEPRESSED : SAD
Depressed is an intensification of sad; exhausted is an intensification of tired.
DIVISION : SECTION
Division and section are synonyms; layer and tier are synonyms.
PEDAL : BICYCLE
A pedal propels a bicycle; an oar propels a canoe.
TAILOR : SUIT
To tailor a suit is to alter it; to edit a manuscript is to alter it.
PASTORAL : RURAL
Pastoral describes rural areas; metropolitan describes urban areas.
PSYCHOLOGIST : NEUROSIS
A psychologist treats a neurosis; an ophthalmologist treats a cataract.
ELEPHANT : PACHYDERM
An elephant is a pachyderm; a kangaroo is a marsupial.
COTTON : BALE
Upon harvesting, cotton is gathered into bales; grain is gathered into shocks.
PETAL : FLOWER
A petal is a part of a flower; a tire is a part of a bicycle.
FINCH : BIRD
A finch is a type of bird; a Dalmatian is a type of dog.
SIAMESE : CAT
Siamese is a kind of cat; romaine is a kind of lettuce.
EXPLORE : DISCOVER
One explores to discover; one researches to learn.
BINDING : BOOK
A binding surrounds a book; a frame surrounds a picture.