What word completes the analogy?
(What is an analogy?)

POETRY : LITERATURE :: soccer : sport

  1. goal
  2. sport
  3. play

The best answer is sport. The relationship between the first pair of words, poetry and literature, is that of item to category—one word fits into the category named by the other. Therefore, in the second pair of words, one word must fit into the category of the other. Soccer fits into the category of sport.

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