Item PT009001: Earth's plates are made of solid rock, and they can be seen where they are not covered by soil, loose rocks, or water.

What is TRUE about earth’s plates?

  1. The plates are made of solid rock that can never be seen because the plates are always deep within the earth.
  2. The plates are made of solid rock that can be seen where the plates are not covered by soil, loose rocks, or water.
  3. The plates are made of melted rock that can be seen where the plates are not covered by soil, loose rocks, or water.
  4. The plates are made of melted rock that can never be seen because the plates are always deep within the earth.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT009001
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 781 3197 24%
Grades
  6–8 478 2063 23%
  9–12 294 1121 26%
Gender
  Male418152028%
  Female357163322%
Primary Language
  English711290824%
  Other6021927%

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