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In 1973, a political embargo was placed on a product. This led to long lines and rationing in the United States. What was the product?

1. Flour
2. Tobacco
3. Sugar
4. Oil

 


 

 

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In 1973, a political embargo was placed on a product. This led to long lines and rationing in the United States. What was the product?

Correct answer:
 
Oil

Incorrect answers:
Sugar
Flour
Tobacco

Interesting Info:
Arab nations, protesting the U.S.'s support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War, placed an embargo on oil. The resulting gas shortage led to block-long lines around gas stations.