Item EN053001: There are both similarities and differences between extinct and existing species.

Which of the following have scientists found when they have compared extinct and existing species?

  1. They have found similarities and they have found differences.
  2. They have found similarities, but they have not found differences.
  3. They have found differences, but they have not found similarities.
  4. There is no way to compare extinct and existing species.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN053001
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1131 1552 73%
Grades
  6–8 724 978 74%
  9–12 407 574 71%
Gender
  Male52774970%
  Female59478476%
Primary Language
  English1018136974%
  Other9114861%

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