Item EG055004: The thermal energy of an object depends on the speed and type of molecules that make up the object.

The thermal energy of an object depends on which of the following?

  1. Both the speed and the type of molecules that make up the object
  2. The speed of the molecules that make up the object but not the type of molecules
  3. The type of molecules that make up the object but not the speed of the molecules
  4. Neither the speed nor the type of molecules that make up the object

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EG055004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall41%
Grades 6–841%
Grades 9–1241%
Male43%
Female39%
Primary Language is English40%
Primary Language is not English47%

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