SAT Reading 6.5 Passage Comparison
SAT Reading: Passage Comparison Drill 6, Problem 5
|Analyzing arguments||Analyzing claims and counterclaims|
|Foreign Language||Arabic Subtitled|
|Product Type||SAT Reading|
|SAT Reading||Passage Comparison|
Since we're looking for a topic that appears in both passages, we can eliminate the answer
choices that appear in one—or none—of the passages.
Neither passage explores the subject of Native American art.
Choice (A) is a definite no. Only Passage 1 discusses the opening of the
new museum, so while it may be crucial, we can eliminate choice (C).
Both passages point out the possibility of improving knowledge, so neither author seems
satisfied with how much the average American knows about American Indians.
Therefore we can eliminate choice (D).
Even though neither author is satisfied with the current amount of knowledge that many
Americans have about our country's original inhabitants, they both seem hopeful that this
Which makes (E) a no-go.
Since Passage 1 and Passage 2 both talk about how people are more aware of Native Americans
and their heritage in the West than in the East, (B) is the correct answer.
We're resisting the urge to make some kind of comment on "eastside" vs. "westside."
Oh well, it happened anyway. Jets. Sharks. You remember.