Item EN038003: Traits must be inherited from one generation to the next in order for natural selection to occur.

Which of the following is REQUIRED for the process of natural selection to occur?

  1. Members of the same species must compete with one another.
  2. Members of different species must compete with one another.
  3. There must be a sudden environmental change.
  4. Traits must be inherited from one generation to the next.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN038003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall34%
Grades 6–835%
Grades 9–1233%
Male33%
Female35%
Primary Language is English35%
Primary Language is not English26%

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