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First: create a sentence in your mind that uses the two capitalized words.
Learn to recognize common types of analogies.
Eliminate answer pairs that are clearly wrong.
Beware of possibly correct answers that appear in reverse order.
If more than one choice appears possible, analyze the words again.
Consider alternative meanings of words, as well as alternative parts of speech.
If you don't know the meaning a word, try to recall if you've ever heard it in an expression. The context of the expression may suggest the meaning of the word.
Beware of obvious answers! They may be there only to mislead you.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|