Part to Whole Analogies: Definition & Types


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In the analogy Wing:Bird::Fin:Fish, which terms are the whole?

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1. In the analogy Kitchen:House::Galley:Airplane, what is the best sentence for the relationship?

2. What is missing from this analogy: Fish: _____ ::Bird:Wing

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A part/whole analogy compares two things by their relationship to something else. This quiz and worksheet allow you to check your familiarity with the topic, covering concepts like solving a part to whole analogy and how to turn one into a sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments cover the following topics:

  • How to solve a part to whole analogy
  • What type of sentence can be written from a part/whole analogy
  • Identifying the best sentence to match an analogy
  • Choosing parts of an analogy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on part/whole analogies
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about comparisons in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure of an analogy

Additional Learning

To better understand what these analogies are and how they work, review the lesson titled Part to Whole Analogies: Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following:

  • How to solve an analogy
  • What an analogy is
  • Why you should use a sentence to solve an analogy