SSAT Reading Question 137: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 137

8. According to the author, upper-class women of Nightingale's generation

  • A. pursued a variety of interests
  • B. had few vocational options
  • C. typically got married
  • D. went to college

Correct Answer: C



The passage states, "Florence Nightingale was born into a rich, well-connected British family, and if her parents had had their way, she would have married a rich gentleman and settled into a conventional upper-class woman's life."

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