SSAT Reading Question 36: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 36

1. According to the author, the major cause of pollution is the result of

  • A. designing synthetic chemicals to kill living organisms.
  • B. a lack of understanding of the history of technology.
  • C. scientists who are too willing to move into unknown territory.
  • D. changing our environment before understanding the effects of these changes.

Correct Answer: D


The correct answer is (D). Read carefully the second sentence of the first paragraph.

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