Item EN013002: The term 'fossil' can refer to both a bone in which the original matter has been replaced by rock and an impression left by a bone in rock.

The term "fossil" can refer to which of the following?

  1. A bone in which the original matter has been replaced by rock but not an impression left by a bone in rock
  2. An impression left by bone in rock but not a bone in which the original matter has been replaced by rock
  3. Both a bone in which the original matter has been replaced by rock and an impression left by a bone in rock
  4. Neither an impression left by a bone in rock nor a bone in which the original matter has been replaced by rock

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN013002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall51%
Grades 6–848%
Grades 9–1255%
Male51%
Female50%
Primary Language is English51%
Primary Language is not English46%

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