Item EN038003: Traits must be inherited from one generation to the next in order for natural selection to occur.

Which of the following is REQUIRED for the process of natural selection to occur?

  1. Members of the same species must compete with one another.
  2. Members of different species must compete with one another.
  3. There must be a sudden environmental change.
  4. Traits must be inherited from one generation to the next.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN038003
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1063 3094 34%
Grades
  6–8 644 1833 35%
  9–12 419 1261 33%
Gender
  Male496149233%
  Female539152835%
Primary Language
  English971277135%
  Other6223426%

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