SAT Subject US History Practice Question 593: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 593

34. The Wright Brothers developed an airplane using experience gained from

A. working with locomotives and large engines
B. operating a bicycle shop and experimenting with small engines
C. repairing tractors and farm equipment
D. designing steam engines
E. manufacturing sewing machines

Correct Answer: B


In their home town of Dayton the Wright brothers ran a bicycle shop together. They and their sister Kate had been fascinated by the idea of flight since they were small children.

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