AP English Language and Composition 1.9 Comprehension
AP English Language and Composition: Comprehension 1.9
|AP English Language and Composition||Comprehension|
|English I EOC Assessment||Inferences|
It's a long one.
All right, what is the primary similarity between
the cavemen, Egyptians, Babylonians,
Persians, and nomads?
And here are the potential answers.
So what's the biggest similarity between
all these ancient peoples?
Well, could it be C? Nah, we don't think so.
It's pretty certain that all of these cultures borrowed from others
in their artistic pursuits. Looser copyright laws back in the day.
The speaker doesn't really go into this fact, though, except for with Greeks and Romans.
So option D doesn't look so great either.
The speaker doesn't mention what happened to the arts in the ancient world
when a recession hit.
Though we all know where budget cuts hit these days.
E is nowhere near the mark, either.
The speaker doesn't say anything about the effect their art had
on their technology. A is a little more difficult to eliminate.
Everybody except the nomads began sprucing up their environments
as soon as they were settled, but we can't just leave the nomads out.
Okay, well, we're left with B.
And answer B gets it right.
The speaker explains how all these communities
fed themselves and took care of business,
but also took the time to create art.
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