In 'Completing The Analogous Pair', two words are given. These words are related to each other in some way. Another word is also given. The candidate is required to find out the relationship between the first two words and choose the word from the given alternatives, which bears the same relationship to the third word, as the first two bear.

In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given. These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column-wise. Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly.

BD3 CE5 DF15
HJ4 IK6 ?

A. JL24
B. IJ18
C. JK18
D. JL12
Answer: A . JL24


The number in the third column in each row is ibtained by multiplying the numbers in the first and second column in thesame row. So,
In first row, 3 x 5 = 15 and in second row, 2 x 4 = 8.
.'. Number to be filled in blank space = 4 x 6 = 24. Only (a) contains 24.