Which of the following is TRUE about the earth?

  1. It has seven very large plates, one for each continent.
  2. It has about twelve to fifteen very large plates.
  3. It has about a hundred very large plates.
  4. It has one very large plate.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT006002
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1274 3170 40%
Grades
  6–8 788 2047 38%
  9–12 481 1110 43%
Gender
  Male630150842%
  Female636162139%
Primary Language
  English1191288541%
  Other5821627%

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Notes
The number of plates is not specified in NGSS.