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Skill Builders: Word Analogy Questions, Week 17

Week 17: Word analogies to sharpen students' thinking skills and prepare them for standardized tests.
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Word Analogy

Week 17

Directions: The analogies below are word problems that consist of two word pairs. Look at the first pair and decide how the two words relate to each other. Then select one of the words below so the second pair of words has the same relationship.

1. STRIPED : ZEBRA :: ______ : GENIUS

  • INTELLIGENT
  • AVERAGE
  • SLOW

2. JOY : EMOTION :: APPLE : ______

  • FRUIT
  • BANANA
  • JUICE

3. CLASSROOM : SCHOOL :: SOLE : ______

  • HEEL
  • LACE
  • SHOE
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Word Analogy Answers

Week 17

1. STRIPED : ZEBRA :: INTELLIGENT : GENIUS



The best answer is INTELLIGENT. STRIPED is one word that describes a ZEBRA. Therefore, in the second pair of words, one word must describe the other. INTELLIGENT is one way to describe a GENIUS.

2. JOY : EMOTION :: APPLE : FRUIT



The best answer is FRUIT. JOY is one type of EMOTION. Therefore, in the second pair of words, one item must fit into the category of the other. An APPLE is a type of FRUIT.

3. CLASSROOM: SCHOOL :: SOLE : SHOE



The best answer is SHOE. A CLASSROOM is a part of a SCHOOL. Therefore, in the second pair of words, one word must be part of the other. A SOLE is a part of a SHOE.
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