Which of the following statements is TRUE about the evolution of plants and animals?

  1. All plants and all animals share a common ancestor with each other.
  2. All plants share a common ancestor, but all animals do not share a common ancestor.
  3. All animals share a common ancestor, but all plants do not share a common ancestor.
  4. No plants share a common ancestor with each other, no animals share a common ancestor with each other, and no plants share a common ancestor with any animals. 
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Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 977 3094 32%
Grades
  6–8 525 1837 29%
  9–12 452 1257 36%
Gender
  Male467149431%
  Female486152532%
Primary Language
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  Other6623528%

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