7th Grade Reading : Print Concepts

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 7th Grade Reading

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Print Concepts

Complete the analogy provided:

Eat is to hungry and drink is to __________. 

Possible Answers:

water

thirsty 

tired 

glass

Correct answer:

thirsty 

Explanation:

An analogy shows a relationship between two pairs of words. 

Let's look at the first part of our analogy:

"Eat is to hungry"

We know that we eat when we are hungry, so why do we drink? Based on our answer choices, "thirsty" is the best choice. 

We eat when we are hungry and we drink when we are thirsty; thus, eat is to hungry as drink is to thirsty. 

Example Question #2 : Print Concepts

Complete the analogy provided:

Sleep is to bed as sit is to __________. 

Possible Answers:

tired

chair

stand

walk

Correct answer:

chair

Explanation:

An analogy shows a relationship between two pairs of words. 

Let's look at the first part of our analogy:

"Sleep is to bed"

We know that we sleep in a bed, so where do we sit? Based on our answer choices, "chair" is the best choice. 

We sleep in a bed and we sit in a chair; thus, sleep is to bed and sit is to chair. 

Example Question #3 : Print Concepts

Complete the analogy provided:

Umbrella is to rain as coat is to __________. 

Possible Answers:

winter

forest

sun

summer

Correct answer:

winter

Explanation:

An analogy shows a relationship between two pairs of words. 

Let's look at the first part of our analogy:

"Umbrella is to rain"

We know that we use an umbrella in the rain, so when do we use a coat? Based on our answer choices, "winter" is the best choice. 

We use an umbrella in the rain and a coat in the winter; thus, umbrella is to rain as coat is to winter. 

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