SSAT Reading Question 140: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 140

11. The author refers to modern day Istanbul as

  • A. the Ottoman Empire
  • B. the location of St. Thomas hospital
  • C. Nightingale's first nursing assignment
  • D. an area near which Nightingale worked

Correct Answer: D



The passage states, "During the Crimean War, Florence Nightingale and a team of 38 volunteer nurses—whom she had trained herself—were sent to the Ottoman Empire, near modern day Istanbul."

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