### All SSAT Elementary Level Verbal Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #521 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Foot is to inch as __________.

**Possible Answers:**

goose is to geese

red is to blue

gallon is to cup

centimeter is to meter

foot is to feet

**Correct answer:**

gallon is to cup

The analogy compares first a relatively large measurement to a relatively small measurement. There are two answer options that meet this criteria. "Centimeter is to meter" is an enticing choice that compares a relatively small measurement to a relatively large measurement; therefore, the relationship is reversed, and it's not quite right. "Gallon is to cup," although not a measurement of length like "foot is to inch" and "centimeter is to meter," correctly compares a relatively large measurement to a relatively small measurement, so it is the correct answer.

### Example Question #522 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Inch is to foot as second is to __________.

**Possible Answers:**

mile

day

minute

pound

gallon

**Correct answer:**

minute

There are twelve inches in a foot and three feet in a yard, but you don't need to know that specifically to answer this question. An inch is a unit of measurement that makes up a foot, so to solve this analogy, you have to determine which of these answer choices is a unit that is made up of seconds. There are sixty seconds in a minute, so "minute" is the correct answer.

### Example Question #523 : Analogies

Analogies: Complete this analogy.

Kilogram is to weight as centimeter is to __________.

**Possible Answers:**

mass

length

distance

time

speed

**Correct answer:**

length

A "kilogram" is a unit of measurement used to measure how much something weighs, so to solve this analogy you have to determine what a "centimeter" is used to measure. The correct answer is that a "centimeter" is a unit of measurement that measures length, it is of a meter.

### Example Question #524 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Celsius is to Fahrenheit as __________ is to kilograms.

**Possible Answers:**

pounds

meters

inches

kelvin

yards

**Correct answer:**

pounds

"Celsius" and "Fahrenheit" are both *units for measuring temperature*. A "kilogram" is *a unit for measuring weight*. So, which of these answer choices is also a unit for measuring weight? The correct answer is "pounds." Additionally, "meters," "yards," and "inches" are all *units for measuring length*; "kelvin" is *another unit for measuring temperature*.

### Example Question #521 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Mile is to kilometer as pound is to __________.

**Possible Answers:**

weight

length

gallon

liter

kilogram

**Correct answer:**

kilogram

"Mile" and "kilometer" are both units of "length," they are used to measure how long or how far something is. A "pound" is used to measure "weight," or how heavy something is. So, which of these answer choices is also a unit of measurement used to measure "weight?" The correct answer is "kilogram." To provide additional help, "liter" and "gallon" are both used to measure how much "volume" a liquid has, or how much liquid there is in a container.

### Example Question #526 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Inch is to __________ as gram is to weight.

**Possible Answers:**

meter

time

length

foot

size

**Correct answer:**

length

A "gram" is *a unit of measurement used to measure how much something weighs*. So, to solve this analogy you need to determine what it is that an "inch" is used to measure. The correct answer is that "inches" are used to measure "length," or *how long something is*. Additionally, "meter" and "foot" are other *units used to measure how long something is*.

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