SAT Subject US History Practice Question 247: Answer and Explanation
48. Which of the following was a 1912 Olympic competi tor called at the time "the greatest athlete in the world"?
A. Jim Brown
B. Jesse Owens
C. Bob Mathias
D. Jim Thorpe
E. Rafer Johnson
Correct Answer: D
The Native American track star Jim Thorpe was widely considered one of the greatest athletes in history.