SAT Subject US History Practice Question 641: Answer and Explanation
82. Which of the following names the typical shelters built by the first white settlers on the Great Plains?
A. Adobe houses
C. Sod houses
D. Log cabins
E. Prairie schooners
Correct Answer: C
People built sod houses because there was almost no timber on the Great Plains; there also were no large rocks or any factories that made bricks.