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1. MASON :: STONE A. soldier : weapon B. lawyer : law 2. ARTICULATE :: SPEECH A. predictable : event B. coordinated : movement 3. INCEPTION :: CONCLUSION A.

departure : arrival B. culmination : upshot 4. SCINTILLATING :: DULLNESS A. erudite : wisdom B. desultory : error

C. blacksmith : forge D. teacher : pupil C. dangerous : disease D. active : thought C. refutation : approval D. approach : return C. boisterous : calm D. cautious : restraint

E. carpenter : wood

E. erratic : path

E. escapade : punishment

E. exalted : elevation

5. ELUCIDATE :: CLARITY (explain something to give clarity) A. envision : memory C. conceal : oblivion B. aggravate : problem D. illuminate : light (shed light/understanding to give light/understanding) E. mystify : enlightenment 6. SHARD :: POTTERY A. seed : flower B. smoke : fire 7. REPEL :: LURE A. dismount : devolve B. abrogate : deny succeed 8. PENURY :: MONEY A. starvation : sustenance B. independence : freedom C. dish : menu D. chair : furniture C. abridge : shorten D. energize : weaken

E. splinter : wood

(opposite meanings)

E. miscarry :

C. infirmity : illness D. reality : foresight

E. spontaneity : care

9. ARABLE :: LAND (adjective to describe land) A. impenetrable : jungle C. fertile : fertilizer B. navigable : waterway D. shallow : pond (adjective to describe a pond) E. flat : field 10. ATTENUATE :: SIGNAL A. exacerbate : problem B. modify : accent C. dampen : enthusiasm D. elongate : line

E. dramatize : play

11. FURNACE :: SLAG (slags are kept in a furnace) A. vegetable : garbage C. fire : ashes B. factory : goods D. automobile : gasoline silo 12. PROSAIC(lacking imagination) :: MUNDANE (ordinary) A. obdurate : foolish C. clamorous : captive B. ascetic (austere) : austere (severely plain in design) peremptory : spontaneous 13. SALACIOUS :: WHOLESOME A. religious : private B. expensive : profligate E. fulsome : generous 14. PONDER :: PROBLEM A. remove : doubt B. capture : runaway

E. silo : grain (grain is kept in a

D. loquacious : taciturn

E.

C. conservative : stoic D. mendacious (telling lies) : truthful

C. seize : time D. ruminate : idea

E. curl : hair

15. HACKNEYED (ordinary and unimaginative) :: FRESHNESS A. stale (low in freshness) : porosity (low in quality, lack of oxygen) C. ponderous : lightness

B. facile : delicacy D. central : vitality E. relevant : pertinence 16. ELECTED :: INAUGURATION A. enrolled : graduation B. condemned : execution 17. DIVIDEND :: STOCKHOLDER A. patent : inventor B. royalty : author 18. ARCHIPELAGO :: ISLAND A. village : hamlet B. constellation : star 19. PRECIS :: ELABORATION A. comprehension : understanding B. revision : correction C. chosen : selection D. gathered : exhibition C. wage : employer D. interest : banker C. river : sea D. finger : hand

E. appointed : interview

E. investment : investor

E. tongue : mouth

C. simplification : decoration D. accuracy : abnormality E. expurgation : distortion

20. MINCE :: WALK (to mince/walk) A. bang : sound C. waltz : dance B. wave : gesture (wave is a form of gesture) D. simper : smile E. hike : run 21. DISINTERESTED :: UNBIASED A. indulgent : intolerant B. exhausted : energetic E. profligate : flippant C. languid : lethargic (without energy) D. unconcerned : involved

22. AMBIVALENT :: CERTAIN A. indifferent : biased C. impecunious : voracious B. furtive (secretive) : open D. discreet : careful E. munificent (very generous) : generous 23. DEFERENCE :: RESPECT (deference/ submission to the jusdgment or opinion of others is given to show respect) A. admiration : jealousy C. affection : love (affection is given to show love) B. condescension (behavior that implies that somebody is graciously lowering himself or herself to the level of people less important or intelligent) : hatred D. pretence : truth E. gratitude : charity 24. AUTHORITARIAN :: LENIENT A. philanthropist (someone who desires to help humanity) : generous B. virtuoso : glamorous D. servant : servile E. miser : charitable C. hedonist : indulgent

25. ALLAY (calm emotion/worry/to put something to a lower level) :: SUSPICION A. tend : plant C. calm : fear (to make fear less) B. impede : anger D. fell : tree E. exacerbate : worry 26. PERENNIAL (every two years/recurring) :: EPHEMERAL (short-lived) A. volatile : evanescent C. diurnal : annual B. mature : ripe D. permanent : temporary 27. DIRECTORY :: ADDRESS A. list : number B. catalogue : shop C. thesaurus : fact D. dictionary : spelling

E. majestic : mean

E. encyclopaedia : solecism

28. PRIMITIVE :: SOPHISTICATE ( a primitive is not a sophisticate) A. employee : superior C. tyro : expert (a tyro is not an expert) B. socialite : recluse D. native : inhabitant E. applicant : member 29. TAP (one-time action of hitting someone/light hitting ) :: PUMMEL (repeated actions of hitting someone / hard hitting )

A. tiptoe (step lightly) : stamp (step hardly) B. hit : hurt D. talk : chat 30. TRAGEDY :: DRAMA (tragedy is a type of drama) A. farce : actor C. prosody (study of poetic structure) : poem B. cartoon : film (cartoon is a type of film) D. accident : ambulance E. epigram : anecdote

C. lumber : stumble E. pump : water

Test 2: Look for the missing word that can complete the pair to make this pair match the relationship presented by the given pair. This test is taken from MAT Exam Practice tests.

1. Foot : Leg :: Hand: _____(a. glove, b. arm, c. fingers, d. thumb) 2. Kitten : Cat :: _________(a. puppy , b. animal c. baby, d. adult) : Dog 3. Stove :__________ (a. burner, b. flame, c. food, d. cook) :: Blender : Mix 4. Waiter : Restaurant :: Clerk : ________ (a. store, b. table, c. delivery, d. kitchen) 5. ________(a. scarf, b. hair, c. hat, d. ear) : Head :: Sock : Foot 6. Sailor: ________(a. navy , b. army, c. marines, d. soldier) :: Pilot : Airforce 7. Hoof : Horse :: _______(a. foot, b. claw, c. toe, d. paw) : Dog 8. Car:_______ (a. path, b. sidewalk, c. cement, d. road) :: Train : Track 9. Blend : Combine :: Build : ______ (a. tall, d, straight, c. erect , d. house) 10. Basketball : Hoop :: Hockey : __________ (a. net, b. stick, c. puck, d. player) 11. Lion : Giraffe :: ______(a. tree, b. plant, c. elm, d. desk) : Oak 12. _____(a. pen, b. letter, c. correct, d. paper) : write :: ruler : measure 13. Roosevelt : Truman :: Kennedy: _____(a. Humphrey, b. Johnson , c. Jefferson, d. Ford) 14. _____(a. rooster, b. cluck, c. hen, d. egg) : Chicken :: Milk : Cow 15. Occurrence : Event :: Site: ________(a. location , b. rifle, c. spy, d. tent) 16. Flurry:______ (a. sleet, b. fuzzy, c. hurry, d. blizzard ) :: Shower : Deluge 17. Pints : Gallon :: 1: ______(a. 2, b. 4, c. 6, d. 8) 18. Rodin : The Thinker :: Michelangelo: _______(a. David , b. the Sistine Chapel, c. the Mona Lisa d. Venus di Milo) 19. Paint : _______ (a. picture, b. brush, c. wall, d. mix) :: Varnish : Floor 20. ______(a. noisy, b. vulgar , c. lively, d. intense) : Lewd :: Irate : Furious 21. Hobbes : Locke :: Byron:_______ (a. Shelley , b. Picasso, c. Mantle, d. Bach) 22. Siamese : Beagle :: Cat:________ (a. pet, b. calico, c. dog, d. horse) 23. Leaves : Rake::_______ (a. toboggan, b. sleigh, c. Hoe, d. Snow) : Shovel 24. Painting:________ (a: brush, b: wall , c. picture, d. art) :: Rug : Floor 25. ________(a. ball, b. flake, c. ice, d. crust) : Snow :: Drop : Rain 26. Good: _______(a. better, b. great, c. best, d. fine) :: Bad : Worst 27. Professor : University ::_______ (a. philosopher, b. parson, c. physician , d. president) : Hospital 28. Dentist : Teeth :: Plumber: _______(a. wiring, b. pipes , c. tiles, d. cement) 29. 1 : 2 :: Half: ______(a. quarter, b. hole, c. section, d. whole ) 30. Hallow: _______ (a. sanctify (make holy), b. corona, c. phantasm, d. pause) :: Modify : Alter 31. ______(a. Borglum , b. Jefferson, c. Wright, d. Washington) : Mount Rushmore :: Ziolkowsky : Crazy Horse 32. Black Hills: Comstock :: Gold: _______(a. silver , b. uranium, c. coal, d. iron) 33. Pike : Peak :: Chisolm:_____ (a. path, b. trail , c. mountain, d. city) 34. Trunk : Tree ::_______ (a. petal, b. root, c. stem, d. petal) : Flower 35. _______(a. San Diego, b. Oakland, c. Sacramento , d. San Francisco) : California :: Augusta : Maine 36. Pumpkin : Orange :: Grass : ________(a. lemon, b. lawn, c. green , d. flower) 37. ______(a. razor , b. washcloth, c. soap, d. water) : Whiskers :: Broom : Dust 38. Cheap : Expensive :: Stationary : ______(a. humble, b. moderate, c. mobile d. lively) 39. Walk : Run :: Flow : _______(a. water, b. ebb, c. stream , d. river) 40. Flying : Airplane ::_________ (a. water, b. ocean, c. sailing , d. cruise) : Ship

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