SAT Subject US History Practice Question 460: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 460

81. The Armory Show of 1913 was significant primarily because

A. it displayed the results of an explosion in a shingle factory
B. it was the first major exhibition of modern art in the United States
C. it was entirely under the control of the American Museum Association
D. it convinced the public that European painters were better than U.S. painters
E. it was a huge success with the critics and the public

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

The Armory Show provided most of the U.S. public with its first look at modern European and American art.

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