Word Analogy Test
A Word Analogy test will challenge your English language skills, your ability to see relationships between ideas, and your ability to think methodically.
What questions can I expect?
The word analogy test format is always similar to the example below.
Fast is to Running as Slow is to ?
If running is fast, then walking is slow – walking is the correct answer.
There are many different types of relationships between the words in word analogy questions. You can expect to see:
- Items and their function: Car - transportation
- Things and their "category": Horse - mammal
- Cause and effect: Cold - freeze
- Descriptive: Grass - green
- Antonyms: Hot - cold
- Synonyms: Tiny - petite
- Things in different states: Water - ice
Where are Word Analogy tests used?
Verbal analogy tests are part of standardized psychometric assessment tests that are designed to assess a candidate’s general verbal acuity and insight. They are commonly found in verbal aptitude tests used by employers for candidate selection. They are also used on SAT, ASVAB, GRE, ADF YOU Session and other professional exams.
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This free practice test contains 6 test questions and has a time limit of 3 minutes.
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