SAT Subject US History Practice Question 283: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 283

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Which of the following statements is supported by the graph?

A. The number of divorced women in the United States fell between 1890 and 1930.
B. There were more married women in the United States in 1890 than in 1930.
C. The percentage of working women who were single fell over time, whereas the percentage of working women who were married rose.
D. In 1930 most working women were or had once been married.
E. In 1890 the majority of the female population of the United States was unmarried.

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

Choice C is the only one supported by the bar graph. The graph does not deal with all U.S. women but specifically with working women.

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