All HSPT Verbal Resources
Example Question #1 : Measurement, Storage, Location, And Material Composition
Timber is to sawmill as iron is to __________.
Timber is the produced by a sawmill, so the analogy requires a place where iron is produced. The only answer that functions in this manner is “smithy,” which is name for the place that a blacksmith works on metals.
Example Question #2 : Measurement, Storage, Location, And Material Composition
Choose the best answer that completes the comparison.
Hydrogen is to oxygen as proton is to __________.
"Hydrogen" and "oxygen" are both elements, whereas a "proton" and an "electron" are both subatomic particles.
Example Question #3 : Measurement, Storage, Location, And Material Composition
Answer the question by choosing the word that best completes the comparison.
Forest is to woods as field is to __________.
"Forest" and "woods" are synonyms, just as "field" and "meadow" mean the same thing.
Example Question #21 : Other Analogies
Complete this analogy.
Water is to ice as magma is to __________.
When water cools, it becomes ice; therefore, this analogy requires that which magma becomes when it cools. Magma is the liquid stone that flows under the earth’s crust. When this cools, it becomes stone again. This is the only option that fits among those provided.