SAT Subject US History Practice Question 417: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 417

38. The success of the automobile industry caused rapid growth in all the following industries EXCEPT:

A. communications
B. advertising
C. credit
D. oil refining
E. asphalt and paving

Correct Answer: A


The rise of automobile ownership meant a rise in paving the roads on which cars drove, refining the oil used to fuel cars, advertising that sold cars, and credit with which people bought cars.

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