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    Mike:Verbal questions

    Antonyms

    antipathy
    (A)settled fondness
    (B)sustained interest

    The answer in A. I chose B.

    I'd like to know why B is incorrect.


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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Analogy

    misjudge:assess
    (A)miscontrue:interpret
    (B)misperceive:explain

    The answer is A. I chose B.

    Here is my reason. If someone makes a mistake when he is assessing, someone else will misjudge something. So, if someone makes a msitake when he is explaining, someone else will misperceive something.

    What's wrong with my reasoning?




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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    censoship:information=sanitation:disease

    What's the analogy there?



    Thanks, MNY!

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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi View Post
    censoship:information=sanitation:disease

    What's the analogy there?



    Thanks, MNY!
    IMO, this analogy is a bit obscure.

    Censorship eliminates some information.
    Sanitation eliminates some diesease.

    That's probably how they saw it.


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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    IMO, this analogy is a bit obscure.

    Censorship eliminates some information.
    Sanitation eliminates some diesease.

    That's probably how they saw it.
    Elimination!!!!! That makes perfect sense!


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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    You won't mind if I ask you a few more questions, will you?

    Here you go!

    log:ship
    (A)diary:person
    (B)archive:data

    The answer is (A). I was wandering between A and B. And I chose the latter. What bad luck!

    A log is something that records a journey.
    An archive is something that records information.
    A Diary is something that records a person's daily life.

    The diary/person is out because it is "ship" is nonperson.

    What do you think?

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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi View Post
    Elimination!!!!! That makes perfect sense!
    In my opinion, it isn't perfect, but I find these analogy type questions to be the least meaningful.

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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi View Post
    Analogy

    misjudge:assess
    (A)miscontrue:interpret
    (B)misperceive:explain

    The answer is A. I chose B.

    Here is my reason. If someone makes a mistake when he is assessing, someone else will misjudge something. So, if someone makes a msitake when he is explaining, someone else will misperceive something.

    What's wrong with my reasoning?


    I think the problem lies with adding the second person.

    misjudge = incorrectly assess
    misconstrue = incorrectly interpret

    misperceive is not equal to incorrectly explain


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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I think the problem lies with adding the second person.

    misjudge = incorrectly assess
    misconstrue = incorrectly interpret

    misperceive is not equal to incorrectly explain
    Right! The second person should be out.

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    Re: Mike:Verbal questions

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi View Post
    Right! The second person should be out.
    Try not to overthink these things. The simplest answer is usually the correct one.

    Ask yourself, what is the relationship between the first pair? Then find one that shows the same relationship.

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