ISSB Idea and Symbol Relationship Questions

In this type of questions, A sentence containing some idea is given and you are asked to find from the sentences given as choices that has the same idea.

1- Leaders are made and not born.

  1. Games develop team spirit.
  2. Cinemas offer relaxation.
  3. Family is a training ground for citizenship.
  4. No pains no gains.

2- Better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven.

  1. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.
  2. Labour pain is rewarded by deliverance.
  3. There is no life in easy comforts.
  4. Joys of life are in the struggle, not in the bed of roses.

3- Slow and steady wins the race.

  1. More baste less speed.
  2. Work deferred is work done better.
  3. Look be fore you leap.
  4. Hurry and scurry spoils the dinner.

4- Example is best precept.

  1. Deeds before words.
  2. A inan is known by his actions.
  3. A visual image is not easily forgotten.
  4. Concrete is better than abstractions.

5- Money makes the mare go.

  1. Temptations lead to sinfulacts.
  2. Inspiration can move mountains
  3. Means well conceived lead to desirable end.
  4. Poverty blocks the way to progress.

6- Necessity is the mother of invention.

  1. Scientists have discovered wonderful things.
  2. Where there is a will there is a way.
  3. Hunger is a great curse.
  4. Effort leads to success

7- Child is the father of man.

  1. A child learns from his father.
  2. A father knows his child.
  3. Heaven lies about us in our infancy.
  4. A child resemble his father.

8- Liberty is not licence.

  1. Liberty is everyone’s right.
  2. Liberty cannot be unlimited.
  3. Vigilance is the price of liberty.
  4. Liberty is to be enjoyed.


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