SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Part and Whole

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Middle Level Verbal

varsity tutors app store varsity tutors android store

Example Questions

1 3 Next →

Example Question #22 : Part/Whole, Part/Part, Example/Category, And Cause/Effect

Complete this analogy.

Midshipman is to navy as __________ is to army.

Possible Answers:

tank

private

aviator

mine

cartographer

Correct answer:

private

Explanation:

A "midshipman" is a low ranking member of the "navy." So, to solve this analogy you need to determine which of these is a low ranking member of the "army." The correct answer is "private." Additionally, an "aviator" is a pilot of planes; a "cartographer" is a mapmaker.

Example Question #143 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Armada is to __________ as infantry is to soldiers.

Possible Answers:

airplanes

politicians

passengers

pedestrians

warships

Correct answer:

warships

Explanation:

"Infantry" is a term that can be used to describe a group of "soldiers." So, to solve this analogy you need to determine which of these an "armada" is made up of. The correct answer is that an "armada" is a fleet, a group of "warships." Additionally, "pedestrians" are people walking, as opposed to people in cars.

Example Question #144 : Analogies

Complete this analogy.

Peanut is to shell as __________________.

Possible Answers:

poultry is to meat

flour is to dough

apple is to tree

banana is to peel

refrigerator is to kitchen

Correct answer:

banana is to peel

Explanation:

A peanut's outermost layer is its shell. The correct answer will demonstrate a similar relationship. A banana's outermost layer is its peel, so that is the correct answer.

1 3 Next →
Learning Tools by Varsity Tutors