Item EN051001: Fossils can be used to study the anatomical features of extinct species and to compare the features of extinct species with those of existing species.

Fossils can be used for which of the following?

  1. To study the anatomical features of extinct species and to compare the features of the extinct species with those of existing species.
  2. To study the anatomical features of extinct species, but not to compare the features of extinct species with those of existing species.
  3. To compare the features of extinct species with those of existing species, but not to study the anatomical features of extinct species.
  4. Neither to compare the features of extinct species with those of existing species nor to study the anatomical feature of extinct species.

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Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN051001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall70%
Grades 6–868%
Grades 9–1275%
Male68%
Female73%
Primary Language is English71%
Primary Language is not English67%

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