SAT Subject US History Practice Question 501: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 501

32. Which of the following novels is a literary icon of the Jazz Age?

A. The Troll Gardenby Willa Cather
B. The Great Gatsbyby F. Scott Fitzgerald
C. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
D. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
E. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald were to many people the embodiment of the Jazz Age, and The Great Gatsby captures the era in which it was written.

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