All of the following statements are true of the American postal service in the second half of the 19th century EXCEPT________
- A. Delivery service distinguishes cities from the countryside.
- B. People paid more to get their letters delivered to their home.
- C. Small towns did not provide delivery service.
- D. About 55 million people had to get to the post office to receive their mail.
Lời giải tham khảo:
Đáp án đúng: B
Đáp án B
Các Đáp án A, C, D đều lần lượt được đề cập trong: cuối dòng 2 đoạn 3 (But this delivery service was at first confined to cities, and free home delivery became a mark of urbanism -> chỉ giới hạn cho đô thị); dòng 4 đoạn 3 (a town had to have 10,000 people to be eligible for free home delivery -> thị trấn nhỏ dưới 10000 dân không có dịch vụ này); từ dòng 4 đoạn 3 (In 1890, of the 75 million people in the United States, fewer than 20 million had mail delivered free to their doors. The rest, nearly three-quarters of the population, still received no mail unless they went to their post office -> chỉ 20 triệu trong 75 triệu người được phân phát miễn phí; 55 triệu còn lại phải tự đến bưu điện lấy) => chỉ có Đáp án B không được đề cậpADSENSE
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