SAT Subject US History Practice Question 238: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 238

39. By the early 1930s, the U.S. film industry had made which of the following major changes?

A. From silent films to talking pictures
B. From black-and-white to color film
C. From a studio system to an independent film industry
D. From filming primarily in Hollywood to filming on location all over the country
E. From Cinemascope to Kinescope

Correct Answer: A


The other major changes in motion pictures happened at a later time. The conversion from silents to talkies occurred around the end of the 1920s.

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