Special Sub-Topic: Analogies with Nature
|Apple is to tree as pumpkin is to _____.|
vine. An apple is grown on a tree, and a pumpkin is grown on a vine.
|A tree is to an orchard as a bird is to a(n) _____.|
flock. A group of trees makes up an orchard, and a group of birds is a flock.
|Leaf is to flea as alp is to _____.|
Pal. Leaf, if you rearrange the letters, becomes flea. The same is true with alp and pal.
|Fish is to water as bear is to _____.|
cave. A fish lives in water, a bear lives in a cave.
|Bee is to honey as cow is to _____.|
milk. Bees need to be alive if they are to make honey. Similarly, cows must be living to make milk. Did I fool you by throwing in "hamburger?" If not, you are pretty good at this. Good job!
|Sun is to star as cocker spaniel is to _____.|
dog. The Sun is a specific star, and a cocker spaniel is a specific dog.
|Bush is to brush as too is to _____.|
root. If you add the letter "r" and use the letters in "bush", you get the word
"brush". If you add the letter "r" to the letters in "too," you get a word as well. This word is the answer, "root."
|Leaf is to green as birch tree bark is to _____.|
all of these (yellow, white, red). A leaf's color is usually green. Though most people believe that a birch's bark is white, it is also found in red, yellow, and black.
|Rose is to thorn as snake is to _____.|
venom. A rose's thorn (though it technically is not really a thorn) is to help protect itself. A snake's venom is also used as a defence mechanism.
|Frank E. is to Moss as George W. is to _____.|
Bush. Okay, so maybe "Bush" and "Moss" aren't really related to nature in this use, but still...
Anyway, George W. is the first name and middle initial of United States politician Bush. Frank E. Moss is also a United States politician.
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