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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.

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    Oranges, lemons, and grapefruits are all citruses.

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

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

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    Wagner, Beethoven, and Verdi were all musicians.

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

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    "Madre," "mutter," and "mere" all mean mother.

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    Murder, adultery, and larceny are all crimes.

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    Emerald, amethyst, and sapphire are all gemstones.

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    They're all Eastern European countries.

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

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