Item AM053006: The atoms and molecules of both a chair and air in a balloon are moving.

A balloon full of air is placed on a chair. Which of the following statements about the atoms and molecules of the chair and the atoms and molecules of the air in the balloon is TRUE?

  1. The atoms and molecules of both the chair and the air in the balloon are moving.
  2. The atoms and molecules of both the chair and the air in the balloon are not moving.
  3. The atoms and molecules of the chair are not moving, and the atoms and molecules of the air in the balloon are moving.
  4. The atoms and molecules of the chair are moving, and the atoms and molecules of the air in the balloon are not moving.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item AM053006

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall39%
Grades 6–837%
Grades 9–1243%
Male39%
Female40%
Primary Language is English40%
Primary Language is not English29%

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