Item CE092002: Bacteria need both water and a way to eliminate wastes to function.

Bacteria are single-celled, microscopically small organisms.  What do they need to function?

  1. Bacteria need water and a way to eliminate wastes.
  2. Bacteria need water, but they do not need a way to eliminate wastes.
  3. Bacteria need a way to eliminate wastes, but they do not need water.
  4. Bacteria do not need a way to eliminate wastes, and they do not need water.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CE092002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall44%
Grades 6–844%
Grades 9–1242%
Male44%
Female44%
Primary Language is English45%
Primary Language is not English30%

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