SAT Subject US History Practice Question 188: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 188

79. "I think we came, without really knowing it, to make the memorial our wailing wall. We came to find the names of those we lost in the war, as if by tracing the letters cut into the granite we could find what was left of ourselves ...." The speaker most likely is referring to the

A. Ellis Island memorial
B. Lincoln Memorial
C. Vietnam War Memorial
D. Washington Monument
E. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Correct Answer: C


The speaker clearly is referring to a war memorial, and there are no names carved on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier because it is a memorial to unidentified soldiers.

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