Item EN047005: Living species can share ancestors with other living species, and they can share ancestors with extinct species.

Which of the following is TRUE about living species and extinct species?

  1. Living species can share ancestors with other living species, and they can share ancestors with extinct species.
  2. Living species can share ancestors with other living species, but they cannot share ancestors with extinct species.
  3. Living species cannot share ancestors with other living species, but they can share ancestors with extinct species.
  4. Living species can neither share ancestors with other living species nor can they share ancestors with extinct species.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN047005

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall65%
Grades 6–863%
Grades 9–1268%
Male63%
Female67%
Primary Language is English66%
Primary Language is not English51%

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