Analogy Assessment - West

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This assessment is designed for Mrs. West's classes and meets with the California ELD standard, "Thestudent will demonstrate sufficient knowledge of English syntax to interpretthe meaning of idioms, analogies, and metaphors."


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Eyes : See – Ears : _______________________

    • A.

      Homophones

    • B.

      Present Tense:Past Tense

    • C.

      Noun:Function

    • D.

      Synonyms

    • E.

      Adjective:Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Noun:Function
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words, "Eyes : See," is that eyes have the function of seeing. Similarly, the relationship between the second pair of words, "Ears : Noun:Function," is that ears have the function of hearing. Therefore, the correct answer is "Noun:Function."

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  • 2. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Come : Came – Ride : ____________

    • A.

      Noun:Function

    • B.

      Present Tense:Past Tense

    • C.

      Item:Category

    • D.

      Degree of Intensity

    • E.

      Adjective:Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Present Tense:Past Tense
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words "Come" and "Came" is that "Came" is the past tense form of the verb "Come." Similarly, the relationship between the second pair of words "Ride" and the missing word is that the missing word should be the past tense form of the verb "Ride," which is "Rode."

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  • 3. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:North : South – East : ________________

    • A.

      Descriptive

    • B.

      Homophones

    • C.

      Synonyms

    • D.

      Degree of Intensity

    • E.

      Antonyms or Opposites

    Correct Answer
    E. Antonyms or Opposites
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words, North and South, is that they are opposite directions on a compass. Therefore, the relationship between the second pair of words, East and ________________, would also be antonyms or opposites, as East is another direction on the compass that is opposite to West.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Man: Men – Mouse : _________________

    • A.

      Synonym

    • B.

      Singular:Plural

    • C.

      Antonym or Opposite

    • D.

      Part:Whole

    • E.

      Homophone

    Correct Answer
    B. Singular:Plural
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words "Man" and "Men" is that they are synonyms, as "Men" is the plural form of "Man". The same relationship can be applied to the next pair of words "Mouse" and "Mice", where "Mice" is the plural form of "Mouse". Therefore, the correct answer is "Synonym: Singular:Plural".

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  • 5. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Chicken:Poultry – Cattle: ___________________

    • A.

      Noun:Function

    • B.

      Homophone

    • C.

      Item:Category

    • D.

      Degree of Intensity

    • E.

      Singular:Plural

    Correct Answer
    C. Item:Category
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words, Chicken and Poultry, is that Chicken is a specific type of Poultry. Similarly, Cattle is a specific type of Item in the category, so the correct answer is Item:Category.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Italian:Italy - German: _________________________

    • A.

      Item:Category

    • B.

      Verb:Noun

    • C.

      Adjective:Verb

    • D.

      Present Tense:PastTense

    • E.

      Language:Country

    Correct Answer
    E. Language:Country
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words is that "Italian" is a language spoken in "Italy". Similarly, "German" is a language spoken in "Germany". Therefore, the correct answer is "Language:Country".

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  • 7. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Won : One – Weight : ________________

    • A.

      Singular:Plural

    • B.

      Item:Category

    • C.

      Degree of Intensity

    • D.

      Noun:Function

    • E.

      Homophone

    Correct Answer
    E. Homophone
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words "Won" and "One" is that they are homophones, meaning they sound the same but have different spellings and meanings. Therefore, the relationship between "Weight" and the missing word would also be that they are homophones.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Child : Children – Foot : ________________

    • A.

      Antonyms or Opposites

    • B.

      Item to Category

    • C.

      Singular:Plural

    • D.

      Homophone

    • E.

      Degree of Intensity

    Correct Answer
    C. Singular:Plural
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words is that "child" is the singular form and "children" is the plural form. Similarly, "foot" is the singular form and the plural form is "feet". The correct answer is "Singular:Plural".

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  • 9. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Large : Larger – Pretty : ________________

    • A.

      Degree of Intensity

    • B.

      Adjective:Verb

    • C.

      Verb:Noun

    • D.

      Descriptive

    • E.

      Singular:Plural

    Correct Answer
    A. Degree of Intensity
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words "Large" and "Larger" is that "Larger" is the comparative form of "Large", indicating a higher degree of intensity or size. Similarly, the relationship between "Pretty" and the missing word is that the missing word should be its comparative form, indicating a higher degree of intensity or beauty.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the answer that best describes the relationship between the first two words:Careful : Care – Beautiful : _________________

    • A.

      Part:Whole

    • B.

      Adjective:Verb

    • C.

      Descriptive

    • D.

      Verb:Noun

    • E.

      Degree of Intensity

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjective:Verb
    Explanation
    The relationship between the first two words is that "careful" is an adjective that describes the noun "care." Similarly, "beautiful" is an adjective that describes a verb, which is the missing word in the analogy. Therefore, the correct answer is "Adjective:Verb."

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  • 11. 

    Solve the analogy: By : Buy – Write : ______________      

    Correct Answer
    Right
    Explanation
    The analogy here is based on the relationship between the words "By" and "Buy". The word "By" is a homophone of the word "Buy", meaning they sound the same but have different spellings and meanings. Similarly, the word "Write" is a homophone of the word "Right". Therefore, the correct answer is "Right".

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  • 12. 

    Solve the analogy: Eat : Ate – Run : ________________   

    Correct Answer
    Ran
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the past tense form of the verb. "Eat" changes to "Ate" in the past tense, so the same pattern should be followed for "Run." Therefore, the correct answer is "Ran," which is the past tense form of "Run."

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  • 13. 

    Solve the analogy: Good : Bad – Right: ______________

    Correct Answer
    Wrong
    Explanation
    The analogy "Good : Bad" implies that "Good" is the opposite of "Bad". Similarly, "Right" is the opposite of "Wrong". Therefore, the correct answer is "Wrong".

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  • 14. 

    Solve the analogy: Much : Little – More : _________________________

    Correct Answer
    Less
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the concept of comparison between quantities. The word "much" is the opposite of "little", indicating a large amount versus a small amount. Similarly, the word "more" is the opposite of "less", indicating a greater amount versus a smaller amount. Therefore, the correct answer is "less" as it completes the analogy by providing the opposite of "more".

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  • 15. 

    Solve the analogy: Drive : Driving – Rain : _________________________

    Correct Answer
    Raining
    Explanation
    The analogy here is based on the relationship between the action and the state. In the first pair, "Drive" is the action, and "Driving" is the state or the continuous form of the action. Similarly, in the second pair, "Rain" is the action, and "Raining" is the state or the continuous form of the action. Therefore, the correct answer is "Raining."

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  • 16. 

    Solve the analogy: Wind : Blows – Sun : ______________________

    Correct Answer
    Shines
    Explanation
    The analogy here is that wind is associated with blowing, just as the sun is associated with shining. Both actions are characteristic of their respective elements. Therefore, the correct answer is "Shines."

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  • 17. 

    Solve the analogy: Small: Large – Rich : ___________________    

    Correct Answer
    Poor
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the relationship between the words "small" and "large". In this relationship, "small" is the opposite of "large". Similarly, the relationship between "rich" and "poor" is that "rich" is the opposite of "poor". Therefore, the correct answer is "poor".

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  • 18. 

    Solve the analogy: F150:Trucks – Accord: _____________________

    Correct Answer
    Cars
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the category of vehicles. The F150 is a type of truck, so the correct answer would be a type of car. Therefore, the analogy is F150:Trucks as Accord:Cars.

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  • 19. 

    Solve the analogy: Short : Shorten – Long: ___________________

    Correct Answer
    Lengthen
    Explanation
    The analogy in this question is based on the relationship between the words "short" and "shorten." The word "shorten" is a verb that means to make something shorter. Similarly, the word "long" is an adjective that describes something of great length. Therefore, the correct answer to complete the analogy is "lengthen," which is the verb form of "long" and means to make something longer.

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  • 20. 

    Solve the analogy: Study : Student – Teach : _______________    

    Correct Answer
    Teacher
    Explanation
    The relationship between "Study" and "Student" is that studying is an activity done by a student. Similarly, the relationship between "Teach" and "Teacher" is that teaching is an activity done by a teacher. Therefore, the correct answer is "Teacher".

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  • 21. 

    Solve the analogy: Quick:Rabbit  – Slow: ______________________

    Correct Answer
    Turtle
    Tortoise
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the comparison of speed. A rabbit is known for being quick, while a turtle and a tortoise are known for being slow. Therefore, the correct answer is Turtle, Tortoise.

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  • 22. 

    Solve the analogy: Running Back:Football - Goalie: ____________

    Correct Answer
    Soccer
    Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the positions in different sports. A running back is a position in football, so we need to find the corresponding position in another sport. The options are soccer, hockey, and lacrosse. All three sports have a position similar to a goalie in football. In soccer, the goalie is responsible for defending the goal. In hockey, the goalie protects the net. In lacrosse, the goalie guards the goal. Therefore, any of the three options can be the correct answer.

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  • 23. 

    Solve the analogy: Ebony:Black – Ivory: ___________________

    Correct Answer
    White
    Cream
    Off-White
    Explanation
    The analogy is based on the relationship between the colors of ebony and black, and ivory and white. Ebony is a type of wood that is very dark, almost black in color. Similarly, ivory is a material that is typically white or off-white in color. Therefore, the correct answer is White, Cream, Off-White, as these options represent colors that are similar to the color of ivory.

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