Directions to Solve
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.
PEDAL : BICYCLE
A pedal propels a bicycle; an oar propels a canoe.
DIVISION : SECTION
Division and section are synonyms; layer and tier are synonyms.
DEPRESSED : SAD
Depressed is an intensification of sad; exhausted is an intensification of tired.
BRISTLE : BRUSH
A bristle is a part of a brush; a key is a part of a piano.
RAIN : DRIZZLE
To drizzle is to rain slowly; to jog is to run slowly.
PULSATE : THROB
Pulsate and throb are synonyms, as are examine and scrutinize.
FISH : SHOAL
A group of fish is a shoal; a group of wolves is a pack.
ODOMETER : DISTANCE
Scale - A measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass. An odometer measures distance; a scale measures weight.
WAITRESS : RESTAURANT
A waitress works in a restaurant; a teacher works in a school.
SKEIN : YARN
A skein is a quantity of yarn; a ream is a quantity of paper.