?

ACT® Reading

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Moderate

Bison Population

ACTRDG-YOUTOY

The Extermination of the American Bison, William Hornaday, 1889
The following is an excerpt from a book written by William Hornaday about the history of the American bison and its impending extinction.

Hornaday, William Temple. The Extermination of the American Bison. Washington: G.P.O., 1889. WorldCat [OCLC]. Web. 23 Mar. 2016.

Based on paragraph 1, the author would most likely agree with which of the following statements?

A

The bison population has decreased drastically as years have gone by.

B

The climate in the Alleghany Mountains is well suited for bison.

C

The bison could not have thrived in the plains of Mexico.

D

If man had not interfered with the migration of the bison, they would now exist abundantly even farther west.