Which of the following statements about chemical reactions is TRUE?

  1. Chemical reactions produce solids, liquids, or gases.
  2. Chemical reactions produce gases but not liquids or solids.
  3. Chemical reactions occur between liquids but not between gases or solids.
  4. Chemical reactions occur between solids and liquids but not between solids and gases.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item SC072003
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1494 2315 65%
Grades
  6–8 747 1195 63%
  9–12 733 1098 67%
Gender
  Male663107762%
  Female801119467%
Primary Language
  English1329204465%
  Other12020858%

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NRC Framework
PS1.B Many substances react chemically with other substances to form new substances with new properties.
Notes
NGSS does not say whether the new substances can be solids, liquids, or gases.