Sunday, October 19, 2008

Analogies 106 - 110


(A) termination:cloture
(B) amendment:constitution
(C) majority:concession
(D) quorum:filibuster
(E) investigation:legislation


(A) Lawn:House
(B) Gangway:Ship
(C) Aisle:Stage
(D) Hallway:Building
(E) Sidewalk:Garage


(A) placate:pique
(B) obligate:benevolence
(C) atrophy:rehabilitation
(D) manipulate:experience
(E) waver:irresoluteness


(A) antagonistic:position
(B) disrespectful:authority
(C) constricted:view
(D) abrupt:movement
(E) discordant:sound

110). REAM:PAPER::

(A) hutch:wood
(B) bale:hay
(C) coop:chickens
(D) guffaw:laughter
(E) quart:glass


106). OA - A - X is followed by Y or Y precedes X
Roll call: The reading aloud of a list of names of people, as in a classroom or military post, to determine who is present or absent.
Cloture: A parliamentary procedure by which debate is ended and an immediate vote is taken on the matter under discussion

107). OA - B - X permits passage on/ to Y

Drawbridge: At the entrance of fortifications, a bridge over the moat or ditch, hinged and provided with a raising and lowering mechanism so as to hinder or permit passage
Gangway: A passage along either side of a ship's upper deck; a movable bridge linking a ship to the shore

Sidewalk: A paved walkway along the side of a street; walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
Hallway: A corridor in a building; an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open; an entrance hall
Aisle: A walkway between rows of seating; longitudinal passage between sections of seats in an auditorium or church; passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane

108). OA - E - Because of Y, one Xs or X is the characteristic of Y
Demur: An objection; disagree; a strong voice against a decision
Qualms: A feeling of doubt; uneasy felling of an action against rules or impropriety

109). OA - E - bad/ harsh/ foul Y is X

110). OA - B - X is a bundle/ quantity of Y
Coop: enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals
Guffaw: sudden loud laughter
Hutch : a cage for rabbits

Bale: a compressed bundle of hay
Ream: a bundle of papers