Item RH044001: Three nucleotides are needed to code for one amino acid, not one, four, or twenty.

How many nucleotides are needed to code for one amino acid?

  1. One
  2. Three
  3. Four
  4. Twenty
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH044001
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 552 1619 34%
Grades
  6–8 306 926 33%
  9–12 246 693 35%
Gender
  Male27181533%
  Female27278135%
Primary Language
  English484143934%
  Other5013038%

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Notes
This idea is not addressed in NGSS.