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Verbal Intelligence

It is said that to have a mastery of words is to have in one's possession the ability to produce order out of chaos and that command of vocabulary is a true measure of intelligence. Verbal intelligence measures your capacity to use language in order to express yourself, comprehend stories and understand other people. Verbal abilities include reading, writing and communicating with words. The verbal component of this test examines your vocabulary and your capacity to learn verbal material. It also measures your ability to employ verbal skills in reasoning and problem solving.
 

1. Rearrange the following letters to make a word and choose the category in which it fits.

RAPETEKA

A. city
B. fruit
C. bird
D. vegetable

Correct answer: bird (parakeet)

 

2. Find the answer that best completes the analogy

people : democracy :: wealthy :

A. oligarchy
B. oligopoly
C. plutocracy
D. timocracy
E. autocracy

Correct answer: plutocracy

 

3. Find the answer that best completes the analogy

languages : meaning :: philology :

A. erudition
B. philosophy
C. ethics
D. semantics
E. grammar

Correct answer: semantics

 

4. Which one of the sets of letters below can be arranged into a five letter English word.

A. A T R U N
B. P O D E B
C. R N A S L
D. M O H A T
E. E T L R N

Correct answer: R N A S L (snarl)

 

5. What is the missing letter?

E C O
B A B
G B N
D B ?

 

Correct answer: H
Explanation: Convert each letter to its numerical equivalent in the alphabet e.g. the letter "C" is assigned the number "3". Afterwards, for each row, multiply the numerical equivalents of the first two columns in order to calculate the letter in the third column.

 

6. Find two words, one from each group, that are closest in meaning.

Group A
raise
floor
stairs
Group B
top
elevate
basement



A. raise and elevate
B. raise and top
C. floor and basement
D. stairs and top
E. floor and elevate

Correct answer: raise and elevate

 

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