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SIX WALRUSIAN ANALOGY PROBLEMS

Now, it’s time for problem solving of a different sort. Some questions may have more than one correct answer. Other questions may have no correct answer.

(1) The Walrus is to The Beatles as ______________ is to Sergei Prokofiev.

(2) Tusk is to Walrus as ___________ is to Man.

(3) Mollusk is to Walrus as Crap is to ______________.

(4) The Arctic is to Walrus as Heaven is to _______________.

(5) The Arctic is to Walrus as Hell is to ______________.

(6) Walrus is to _____________ as Truth is to Fiction.

Again, you may provide answers in the comments section.

6 responses

  1. cameronpierc

    (1) The Walrus is to The Beatles as Jurassic Park is to Sergei Prokofiev.

    (2) Tusk is to Walrus as Scarf is to Man.

    (3) Mollusk is to Walrus as Crap is to Moose.

    (4) The Arctic is to Walrus as Heaven is to Fruit Juice.

    (5) The Arctic is to Walrus as Hell is to Sound Pollution.

    (6) Walrus is to Space as Truth is to Fiction.

    August 7, 2012 at 6:30 pm

  2. Very good! But other correct answers are possible…

    August 7, 2012 at 7:44 pm

  3. (1) The Walrus is to The Beatles as _____the Wolf_____ is to Sergei Prokofiev.

    (2) Tusk is to Walrus as _canine___ is to Man.

    (3) Mollusk is to Walrus as Crap is to ___Flies__.

    (4) The Arctic is to Walrus as Heaven is to _Christians__.

    (5) The Arctic is to Walrus as Hell is to __Tropical Lizard___.

    (6) Walrus is to __walrus skeleton_ as Truth is to Fiction.

    August 8, 2012 at 12:38 am

  4. Excellent! (Though it now strikes me that I could have stated #1 as, “The Walrus is to The Beatles as __________ is to Duran Duran.”)

    Of course, there are even more answers still. Correct and incorrect are equally welcome here…

    August 8, 2012 at 9:54 am

  5. (1) The Walrus is to The Beatles as finger bones are to Sergei Prokofiev.
    (2) Tusk is to Walrus as sword & shield is to Man.
    (3) Mollusk is to Walrus as Crap is to a coprophile.
    (4) The Arctic is to Walrus as Heaven is to God.
    (5) The Arctic is to Walrus as Hell is to Bill Hicks.
    (6) Walrus is to the inner workings of government as Truth is to Fiction.

    August 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm

  6. I will admit I was thinking coprophile/coprophagist when I wrote question #3.

    August 8, 2012 at 3:00 pm

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