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Analogies and Spellings

Analogies and Spellings

Analogies

It is the comparison between different things that have same features. It is used for the purpose of clarification or explanation.

Analogy in Action and Object

Examples –

  1.  Climb : Mountain
  2.  Throw : Football
  3.  Write : Essay

Analogy in Synonyms

Examples

  1.  Evil: Wicked
  2.  Copy: Imitate
  3.  Cute: Adorable

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Analogy in Antonyms

Examples

  1. Poor: Rich
  2. Dark: Light
  3. Under: Over

Analogy in Location

Examples

  1. Letter: mailbox
  2. Camel: Desert

Analogy in Classification

Examples

  1. Checkers: Game
  2. Squash: Vegetable

Analogy in Function

Examples

  1. Closet: Storage
  2. Helmet: Protect

Analogy in Cause and Effect

Examples

  1. Successful: Proud
  2. Honesty: Truth

 

Analogy in characteristic quality

Examples

  1. Pillow: soft
  2. Giraffe: Tall

Analogy in Performer and Action

Examples

  1. Teacher: teach
  2. Student: Learn
  3. Babies: Cry

Analogy in Performer and object

Examples

  1. Baker: Oven
  2. Actor: Stage
  3. Juggler: Balls

 

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Spelling

  • Just like grammar and punctuation, spelling is also very important.
  • Poor and wrong spellings lead to poor communication
  • Spelling plays an important role in determining the quality of writing.

Words to care about

  1. To and Too
  • To – It is used as an indirect object or infinitive (To play, to run). It is also used as a preposition.
  • Too – It is an adverb and adds the information to the verb. (You too should greet your elders like your sister)
  1. Their, There, They’re
  • Their – Shows belongingness and is a possessive form
  • There - It is an adverb which indicates location
  • They’re – It is said to be a contraction of they are.
  1. Accept and Except
  • Accept - It is used in terms of receiving something (I accept your invitation).
  • Except – It is quite used as a preposition which means ‘but’. 

Some common spelling mistakes and corrections

  1. Separate not seperate
  2. Occasional not ocassional
  3. Dependence not dependance
  4. Desperate not desparate
  5. Incidentally not incidently

 

Quiz for Analogies and Spellings

Q.1

Answer the following question on analogies by choosing the appropriate option: OPTIMIST: CHEERFUL :: PESSIMIST : _____

a) GLOOMY
b) MEAN
c) PETTY
d) HELPFUL

Q.2

Choose the correct spelling: HINT: noisy

a) obstruperous
b) obstriperous
c) obstreperous
d) obstreepirous

Q.3

Answer the following question on analogies by choosing the appropriate option: PLAYER: ACTOR :: CONCERT : _____

a) SYMPHONY
b) MUSICIAN
c) PIANO
d) PERCUSSION

Q.4

Choose the correct spelling: HINT: courageous

a) mittlesume
b) mettlesum
c) mettlesome
d) mittlesum

Q.5

Answer the following question on analogies by choosing the appropriate option: SPONGE: POROUS :: RUBBER : ______

a) INFLEXIBLE
b) SOLID
c) MASSIVE
d) ELASTIC

Q.6

Choose the correct spelling: HINT: to beg

a) cage
b) caige
c) cadge
d) cdege

Q.7

Answer the following question on analogies by choosing the appropriate option: PRIDE: LION :: SHOAL : _____

a) TEACHER
b) FISH
c) STUDENT
d) SELF_RESPECT

Q.8

Choose the correct spelling: HINT: lying on the back

a) supine
b) sepine
c) supene
d) sepine

Q.9

Answer the following question on analogies by choosing the appropriate option: CANDID: INDIRECT :: HONEST : ______

a) UNTRUTHFUL
b) TRUTHFUL
c) FRANK
d) WICKED

Q.10

Choose the correct spelling: HINT: to protest

a) reminstrate
b) remonstrait
c) remonstrate
d) reminstraite

Your Score: 0/10

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