Item CE062003: The inside of an animal cell contains water, molecules dissolved in water, and small structures that perform specialized functions for the cell.

What is TRUE about the inside of an animal cell?

  1. The inside of an animal cell contains structures that carry out specialized functions for the cell, but no water or air. The inside of the cell is completely solid.
  2. The inside of an animal cell contains water and molecules dissolved in the water, but no structures that perform specialized functions for the cell.
  3. The inside of an animal cell contains air and structures that perform specialized functions for the cell, but no water.
  4. The inside of an animal cell contains water, molecules dissolved in the water, and structures that perform specialized functions for the cell.
Distribution of responses
Answer Choice
Overall
Grades
Gender
Primary Language
 
n = 3219
6–8
n = 1995
9–12
n = 1211
Male
n = 1583
Female
n = 1572
English
n = 2849
Other
n = 292
A. 16% 17% 16% 17% 16% 16% 17%
B. 17% 18% 15% 18% 16% 16% 21%
C. 17% 19% 15% 18% 17% 17% 21%
D. 49% 46% 55% 47% 52% 51% 40%