Item RH059001: If a cat gets its ears torn off in a fight and then has kittens later, it will have no effect on the ears of any of the kittens.

A cat gets into a fight, and the tips of both of its ears get torn off.  If the cat has kittens later, how will this affect the shapes of its kittens’ ears?

  1. All of the kittens’ ears will be missing the tips.
  2. Some of the kittens’ ears will be missing the tips.
  3. All of the kittens’ ears will be slightly smaller.
  4. It will have no effect on the ears of any of the kittens.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH059001
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 932 1447 64%
Grades
  6–8 575 965 60%
  9–12 357 482 74%
Gender
  Male40968560%
  Female50573769%
Primary Language
  English832124967%
  Other7515847%

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