Reading | Question 1 of 10

According to paragraph 1, which of the following statements about William Smith is NOT true?

  • Smith learned surveying by reading and by apprenticing for a local surveyor.
  • Smith’s family lived in a small English town and possessed little wealth.
  • Smith learned about fossils from books he borrowed from his uncle.
  • Smith eventually left his village to work on the excavation of an English canal.
William Smith