SSAT Reading Question 554: Answer and Explanation
5. The author's main point in the first paragraph is that
- A. getting off to a strong start is important because the free market is competitive.
- B. if businesses do not cooperate with each other, they will all fail.
- C. businesses first cooperate to promote their product and then compete for business.
- D. the automobile industry is extremely competitive due to high manufacturing costs.
Correct Answer: C