United States History

At the start of his term, President Barack Obama faced all the following challenges in office EXCEPT:

(A) a housing and mortgage crisis
(B) flood relief for the city of New Orleans
(C) a war in Iraq
(D) a crashing stock market
(E) soaring unemployment
  1. Correct Answer: B

    Explanation:

    The flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina took place in August 2005, well before Obama’s inauguration in January 2009.

Test ID: 1714
Source: SAT Practice Test