SAT Subject US History Practice Question 148: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 148

39.

Which of the following statements do the data shown on this graph support?

A. The greatest rise in the number of working women over the decade was among farmers.
B. In 1960, a working woman was most likely to have a job in the field of manual labor.
C. Over the course of the decade, about 7 million women joined the white-collar workforce.
D. About 3 million women moved from the manual-labor category into the white-collar category.
E. Between 1960 and 1970, the number of working women doubled.

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

The other four choices misstate the data shown in the graph.

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