Miller Analogies Test: MAT Practice Questions #3

Welcome to the third set of MAT (Miller Analogies Test ) practice questions. These questions are modeled on real MAT questions to help you get accustomed to the real test’s style. As you take the test, be sure to circle questions you guessed on and review questions them carefully. Review your mistakes as well.

If you knew all the terms in the MAT question and still missed it, your analogy-solving technique may need work. If you didn’t know one or more of the terms, take the time to look up their definitions.

Click here to view the answers to these practice questions as a printable pdf.

  1. SECTION : _____________ :: NEWSPAPER : BIBLE

    • (A)news

    • (B)book

    • (C)piece

    • (D)religion

  2. POPULAR VOTE : ELECTORAL COLLEGE :: DEMOCRACY : _____________

    • (A)republic

    • (B)dictatorship

    • (C)communism

    • (D)socialism

  3. BIZARRE : BAZAAR :: STRANGE : _____________

    • (A)weird

    • (B)syringe

    • (C)grange

    • (D)market

  4. FAUCET : _____________ :: AMPLIFIER : VOLUME

    • (A)channel

    • (B)knob

    • (C)flow

    • (D)guitar

  5. EAGLE : SCOUT :: _____________ : EAGLE

    • (A)golden

    • (B)silver

    • (C)cub

    • (D)girl

  6. BRYOLOGY : BOTANY :: _____________ : SOCIOLOGY

    • (A)oology

    • (B)positivism

    • (C)zoology

    • (D)nephrology

  7. _____________ : BILE :: BLADDER : URINE

    • (A)Excretory

    • (B)Liver

    • (C)Gallbladder

    • (D)Spleen

  8. DOG : DACHSHUND :: _____________ : BURMILLA

    • (A)city

    • (B)canine

    • (C)clover

    • (D)cat

  9. EXASPERATION : PIQUE :: VILIFICATION : _____________

    • (A)mollification

    • (B)calumny

    • (C)trepidation

    • (D)consternation

  10. ARCHITECTURE : MUSIC :: BLUEPRINT : _____________

    • (A)score

    • (B)plan

    • (C)melody

    • (D)arpeggio

  11. _____________ : WASP :: BUBALINE : BUFFALO

    • (A)Bee

    • (B)Bison

    • (C)Vespine

    • (D)Porcine

  12. BASE : APEX :: FOUNDATION : _____________

    • (A)annex

    • (B)spire

    • (C)charity

    • (D)support

  13. CUBE : HEXAHEDRON :: √36 : _____________

    • (A)3

    • (B)12

    • (C)24

    • (D)6

  14. _____________ : CUT :: FALL : SCAR

    • (A)Trip

    • (B)Balance

    • (C)Heal

    • (D)Connect

  15. BIRD : REPTILE :: CHICK : _____________

    • (A)larva

    • (B)turtle

    • (C)hatchling

    • (D)amphibian

  16. SEDIMENTARY : LIMESTONE :: METAMORPHIC :

    • (A)polymorphism

    • (B)marble

    • (C)igneous

    • (D)obsidian

  17. HAT : SHOE :: KUFI : _____________

    • (A)sock

    • (B)laces

    • (C)kanga

    • (D)brogue

  18. HIT : PITCH :: SINGLE : _____________

    • (A)sinker

    • (B)black

    • (C)double

    • (D)married

  19. CARDINAL : SENATOR :: _____________ : PARLIAMENT

    • (A)congressman

    • (B)church

    • (C)convocation

    • (D)pope

  20. KINGDOM : PHYLUM :: _____________ : ORDER

    • (A)life

    • (B)class

    • (C)chaos

    • (D)king

  21. _____________ : PRIDE :: MISTAKE : SHAME

    • (A)Sloth

    • (B)Guilt

    • (C)Happiness

    • (D)Accomplishment

  22. QUILL : PEN :: _____________ : WATCH

    • (A)sundial

    • (B)observe

    • (C)ink

    • (D)abacus

  23. INFINITE : LINE :: FINITE : _____________

    • (A)volume

    • (B)point

    • (C)line segment

    • (D)ray

  24. BEEHIVE : _____________ :: MOHAWK : BUN

    • (A)Indian

    • (B)afro

    • (C)bread

    • (D)honey

  25. BEBOP : JITTERBUG :: MUSIC : _____________

    • (A)insect

    • (B)virus

    • (C)song

    • (D)dance

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