Item WE027002: Wind and water can change the earth's surface over time by wearing away mountains and making valleys deeper.

Which of the following is TRUE about ways that wind and water can change the earth's surface over time?

  1. Wind and water can wear away mountains but cannot make valleys deeper.

  2. Wind and water can make valleys deeper but cannot wear away mountains.

  3. Wind and water can make valleys deeper and can wear away mountains.

  4. Wind and water can change the earth’s surface, but not by wearing away mountains or by making valleys deeper.

Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item 027002
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1519 2539 60%
Grades
  6–8 909 1543 59%
  9–12 605 986 61%
Gender
  Male745123061%
  Female758126660%
Primary Language
  English1376223861%
  Other11122948%

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