SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Product and Producer

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Example Question #11 : Product And Producer

Complete this analogy.

Tanner is to __________ as milliner is to hat.

Possible Answers:

leather

copper

wood

wool

iron

Correct answer:

leather

Explanation:

A "milliner" is someone who makes hats. So, to solve this analogy you need to determine which of these answer choices is made or crafted by a "tanner." The correct answer is "leather."

Example Question #12 : Product And Producer

Complete this analogy.

Star is to light as stove is to __________.

Possible Answers:

heat

food

sounds

images

kitchen

Correct answer:

heat

Explanation:

How is "light" related to "star"? A star emits light. To solve this analogy, then, you have to figure out which of the answer choices is emitted by a stove. A stove emits heat, so the correct answer is "heat."

Example Question #13 : Product And Producer

Complete this analogy.

Baker is to pastry as ________________.

Possible Answers:

accountant is to office

loaf is to bread

barista is to coffee

morning is to breakfast

cop is to parole

Correct answer:

barista is to coffee

Explanation:

A baker is someone who makes pastries, so the correct answer will demonstrate a relationship between someone who makes something and what they make. A barista is someone who makes coffee, and is therefore the correct answer.

Example Question #14 : Product And Producer

Complete this analogy.

Mint is to _____________ as smelter is to metal.

Possible Answers:

money

condition

marble

plastic

oil

Correct answer:

money

Explanation:

A "smelter" is a factory that produces "metal" using heat. So, to solve this analogy you simply need to determine what is produced at a "mint." The correct answer is "money." A "mint" is a place where "money" is produced by the government.

Example Question #15 : Product And Producer

Complete this analogy.

Kidney is to __________ as heart is to blood.

Possible Answers:

organ

skin

liquid

sweat

urine

Correct answer:

urine

Explanation:

"Blood" is produced in the "heart," so to solve this analogy you need to determine what is produced in the "kidneys." Well, "kidneys" are organs in the human body that filter out waste and produce "urine."

Example Question #16 : Product And Producer

Complete this analogy.

Haberdasher is to clothing as poulterer is to _____________.

Possible Answers:

heating

beer

electricity

wheat

chickens

Correct answer:

chickens

Explanation:

A "haberdasher" is someone who sells or makes "clothing." So, to solve this analogy you need to determine what it is that a "poulterer" sells or makes. Based on the similarity between "poulterer" and "poultry" it would be reasonable to guess "chickens." Reasonable and correct! 

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