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Browsing is to Shopping on the SSAT1/31/2017 QuestionsThe questions that follow ask you to find relationships between words. For each question select the answer choice that best completes the meaning of the sentence. 1. Browsing is to shopping as
(A) skimming is to reading (B) nodding is to agreeing (C) walking is to running (D) hiking is to climbing (E) seeing is to recognizing 2. Fire is to heat as (A) cold is to snow (B) lamp is to light (C) cool is to breeze (D) wax is to melt (E) music is to listen 3. Stamen is to flower as (A) computer is to monitor (B) lens is to eye (C) socket is to cord (D) spiral is to notebook (E) pillow is to sleep
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QuestionA department store marks up its clothing 80% over cost. If it sells blue jeans for $14, how much did the store pay for them?
(A) $7.78 (B) $17.50 (C) $11.20 (D) $1.12
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QuestionThe ratio of teachers to students in a certain school is 1:14. If there are fourteen teachers in the school, how many students are there?
(A) 14 (B) 196 (C) 206 (D) 176
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Question2y + 6x = 3
y + 3x = 2 How many solutions (x, y) are there to the system of equations above? A) Zero B) One C) Two D) More than two
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QuestionA voter registration drive was held in Town Y. The number of voters, V, registered T days after the drive began can be estimated by the equation V = 3,450 + 65T. What is the best interpretation of the number 65 in this equation?
A) The number of registered voters at the beginning of the registration drive B) The number of registered voters at the end of the registration drive C) The total number of voters registered during the drive D) The number of voters registered each day during the drive
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QuestionThe stratosphere is the layer of the Earth’s atmosphere that is more than 10 kilometers (km) and less than 50 km above the Earth’s surface. Which of the following inequalities describes all possible heights x, in km, above the Earth’s surface that are in the stratosphere?
A) x + 10 < 50 B) x − 10 < 50 C) x + 30 < 20 D) x − 30 < 20
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QuestionA sportswriter claims that her football predictions are accurate 60% of the time. During football season, a fan kept records and found that the writer was inaccurate for a total of 16 games, although she did maintain her 60% accuracy. For how many games was the sportswriter accurate?
(A) 5 (B) 15 (C) 24 (D) 40 (E) 60
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QuestionOn Monday, Gerri ate 1/4 of an apple pie. On Tuesday, she 1/2 of what was left of the pie. What fraction of the entire pie did Gerri eat on both days?
(A) 3/8 (B) 1/2 (C) 5/8 (D) 3/4 (E) 7/8
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What about Free Speech on the ISEE?1/18/2017 Questions:Complete the following sentences. (ISEE Upper Level.)
1. We seldom fell __________ when we are allowed to speak freely, but any ___________ of our free speech brings anger. A) angry .. defense B) blessed .. restriction C) scholarly .. understanding D) enslaved .. misuse 2. Since movies have become more _________, many people believe television to be ____________. A) helpful .. utilitarian B) expensive .. necessary C) common .. inadequate D) costly .. useless 3. Because of his ________ nature, he often acts purely on impulse. A) stoic B) reflective C) passionate D) wistful
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QuestionsComplete the following sentences.
1. The statement "You're only young once" is a(n) ______. A) spoof B) truism C) adage D) motto 2. Could you supply some examples to _______ your argument? A) refute B) bolster C) destroy D) exaggerate 3. I fear the discipline in that household is so _______ that the children will grow up without character. A) rigid B) ludicrous C) attainable D) lax 4. Caring for younger siblings an be a(n) _______ responsibility for the child of a(n) __________. A) onerous .. alcoholic B) preordained .. acrobat C) negligible .. supplicant D) appreciable .. parent
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QuestionBarite is wellknown for its great range of colors and varied crystal forms and habits. It is an immensely popular mineral among collectors. A chemist is investigating a new reaction to synthesize barite crystals. She finds that eight grams are synthesized every five minutes. If there are 111 grams of barite after an hour, how many grams of barite did the chemist start with?
A) 0 B) 8 C) 15 D) 71
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Question:Malcolm and Dwayne start off running around the track at the same time. If Malcolm can run around the track in 5 minutes and Dwayne can cover the same distance in 3 minutes, when will they again meet at the start of the track?
A) 12 minutes B) 16 minutes C) 15 minutes D) 18 minutes E) 13 minutes
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Question:John wants to draw a circle graph showing his friends’ favorite ice cream flavors. When he polled his friends asking each their favorite flavor of ice cream, 35% of his friends said chocolate, 20% of his friends said vanilla, 15% of his friends said strawberry, 25% of his friends said mint chocolate chip, and 5% of his friends said flavors other than those previously listed. What will be the degree measure of the vanilla sector of the circle graph?
A. 126◦ B. 108◦ C. 90◦ D. 72◦ E. 36◦
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How to Model Anthropology on the new SAT1/10/2017 Question:
An anthropologist proposes that the change in a certain population can be modeled by the expression
\[ \sqrt{9x^2}  7x \]
If x is positive, this expression is equivalent to which of the following statements?
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Questions:1. Look at this series:
22, 19, 21, 18, 20, 17, 19 ... What three numbers shoud come next? A. 19, 18, 17 B. 18, 16, 17 C. 16, 18, 15 D. 16, 19, 15 2. Here's a more complex series: 10, 12, 50, 15, 17, 50, 20 ... What two numbers should come next? A. 50, 21 B. 21, 50 C. 50, 22 D. 22, 50
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Mind your Capitalization on the ISEE1/6/2017 QuestionsChoose the word that means the same or most nearly the same as the capitalized word.
1. LUCID (A) confusing (B) clear (C) weak (D) irrelevant 2. SUMPTOUS (A) rich (B) paltry (C) vegetarian (D) hypothetical 3. COUNTERFEIT (A) imaginary (B) opposite (C) false (D) ambigous 4. INOPPORTUNE (A) untimely (B) convenient (C) quick (D) inconclusive 5. MALADROIT (A) clumsy (B) cruel (C) adept (D) dexterous
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QuestionWhen baking cookies, the quantity of flour needed is a constant proportion of the number of cookies being made. If 24 cookies require 2 cups of flour, how many cups of flour will 60 cookies require?
F. 2 G. 2 1/4 H. 3 J. 4 1/2 K. 5
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QuestionIsabella and Tom drive from the same location at 9:46 AM. Isabella drives north with a constant speed of 65 km/h, and Tom drives south with a constant speed of 77 km/h. At what time will Isabell and Tom be 639 km apart?
A) 1:16 PM B) 2:16 PM C) 3:30 PM D) 4:30 PM
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QuestionIt is estimated that, from the beginning of 1995 to the end of 1999, the average number of CDs bought by teenagers increased from 5 per year to 9 per year. During the same time period, the average number of videogames purchased by teen agers increased from 2 per year to 10 per year. Assuming that in each case the consumption rates are the same, in what year did teenagers buy the same average number of CDs and videogames?
A. 1995 B. 1996 C. 1997 D. 1998 E. 1999 