Test: New SAT Writing and Language


Global warming has affected so many cities across the globe. Between hurricanes, forest fires, rising sea levels, and recorded hot temperatures consistently rising, climate change has become hard to ignore. NASA scientists have observed how the sea levels have steadily increased by measuring the coastal tide gauges. Over the past 100 years, sea levels have risen dramatically, causing coastal erosion.

At this point, the author is considering inserting the following graph:

Screen shot 2020 09 29 at 10.57.36 am

Graph Source: https://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/climate-change-in-ten-graphs

Should the author make this addition here?

Yes, because it gives data to support a claim that sea levels are rising.

No, because it does not give information on the atmospheric temperature increase.

Yes, because it supports the claim that climate change is caused by rising temperatures in our atmosphere.

No, because it adds information not directly related to climate change.

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