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Ch 2: AFOQT: Analogies

About This Chapter

Let us help you catch up on analogies before you take the AFOQT exam. This chapter gives you the opportunity to utilize comprehensive text lessons, videos and quizzes to refresh your memories prior to taking your exam.

AFOQT: Analogies - Chapter Summary

It may have been awhile since you've studied material like the ways to utilize analogies, synonyms, and antonyms for comprehension. This chapter provides you with text and video lessons that can spark your memory of the information needed to answer the questions about analogies on the AFOQT exam. By taking our short quizzes at the end of the lessons, you will get the practice you need to answer questions similar to those you will see on exam day. The other topics covered by this chapter include the following:

  • Definition of analogies, analytical intelligence, and weak analogy fallacy
  • Functions of verbals, like gerunds and infinitives
  • Examples of analogy in literature

Please keep in mind that you do not have to watch the videos in their entirety. Use the video tags to go to specific parts of the videos you need to review. You can also link to parts of the videos that are related to any of your incorrect quiz answers.

8 Lessons in Chapter 2: AFOQT: Analogies
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What Are Analogies? - Definition & Types

1. What Are Analogies? - Definition & Types

Analogy. The word itself is sometimes enough to intimidate the most confident of students. This lesson will explain the analogy and describe the most common types of analogies.

Analogy in Literature: Definition & Examples

2. Analogy in Literature: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of an analogy, how to use this common literary device in writing and how to interpret its meaning when reading text.

The Weak Analogy Fallacy: Definition & Examples

3. The Weak Analogy Fallacy: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn how to identify a weak analogy and how to create a few of your own. We'll also look at a several examples of what to avoid when making analogies.

Using Synonyms, Antonyms & Analogies to Improve Understanding

4. Using Synonyms, Antonyms & Analogies to Improve Understanding

In this lesson, you'll explore your three best friends when it comes to understanding difficult words: antonyms, synonyms, and analogies. Then, test your knowledge of these three buddies with a quiz.

Classification Analogies: Definition & Types

5. Classification Analogies: Definition & Types

One of the most common types of analogies are classification analogies, which compares terms according to categories. In this lesson, we'll look at how to identify and solve them.

Characteristic Analogies: Definition & Types

6. Characteristic Analogies: Definition & Types

Let's face it: at some point you're going to have to solve analogies, and characteristic analogies are among the most common. After this lesson, they'll also be among the easiest.

Association Analogies: Definition & Types

7. Association Analogies: Definition & Types

Association analogies are the most common analogies found on tests. There are four different kinds and in this lesson, we will cover the definition and main types of association analogies.

Part to Whole Analogies: Definition & Types

8. Part to Whole Analogies: Definition & Types

Analogies are often a cause of concern for many students, with part to whole analogies being among the most common. This lesson teaches the steps to solve a part to whole analogy.

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