Item RH051001: In asexually reproducing organisms, all of an offspring's DNA is identical to its parent's DNA.

In some kinds of organisms, reproduction occurs asexually (without the combining of two sex cells). How much of the DNA of the offspring is identical to the DNA of its parent in these types of organisms?

  1. All of the DNA
  2. None of the DNA
  3. Half of the DNA
  4. It varies from offspring to offspring.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH051001
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1160 2712 43%
Grades
  6–8 529 1521 35%
  9–12 631 1188 53%
Gender
  Male576134643%
  Female566132443%
Primary Language
  English1048243643%
  Other7819640%

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