Item PT013001: The edges of each of earth's plates abut the edges of all of the surrounding plates

Which of the following represents how three of earth’s plates fit together?

Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT013001
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 941 2034 46%
Grades
  6–8 940 2033 46%
  9–12 N/A N/A N/A
Gender
  Male45596347%
  Female477104546%
Primary Language
  English857184247%
  Other6415242%

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NRC Framework
ESS2.B The plates move across Earth’s surface, carrying the continents…
Notes
An evidence statement for NGSS performance expectation MS-ESS2-3 says: The shapes of continents, which roughly fit together (like pieces in a jigsaw puzzle), suggest that those land masses were once joined and have since separated.