Can You Answer 10 Hard-But-Not-That-Hard SAT Questions From 1926?

Can You Answer 10 Hard-But-Not-That-Hard SAT Questions From 1926?

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These questions are from the first-ever SAT test in 1926. Portions of the test are available at Smithsonian.com.

For each set, choose which three are most closely related.

  1. Oranges, lemons, and grapefruits are all citruses.

  2. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are 90% of the diet and are all sources of energy.

  3. Tuberculosis, diphtheria, and typhoid are all infections caused by bacteria.

  4. Wagner, Beethoven, and Verdi were all musicians.

  5. Oakland, Pasadena, and Los Angeles are all in California.

  6. “Madre,” “mutter,” and “mere” all mean mother.

  7. Murder, adultery, and larceny are all crimes.

  8. Emerald, amethyst, and sapphire are all gemstones.

  9. They’re all Eastern European countries.

  10. An encyclopedia, directory, and dictionary are all considered reference books.

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