SSAT Reading Question 256: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 256

3. The "stiller town" referred to in line 8 means

  • A. old age
  • B. a country village
  • C. home
  • D. death

Correct Answer: D


D is correct. The second stanza describes a funeral. The athlete is carried to his gravesite, and in death becomes a "townsman of a stiller town."

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