SSAT Reading Question 122: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 122

2. According to the passage, global warming

  • A. has escalated in the last 30 years
  • B. began well before the nineteenth century
  • C. is caused entirely by humans
  • D. will have negligible long-term effects

Correct Answer: A



The passage states, "Since the early 1900s, the temperature of the air and sea at Earth's surface has increased approximately 0.8°C (1.8°F), and roughly 66% of that increase has taken place in the last 30 years."

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