Item EN053001: There are both similarities and differences between extinct and existing species.

Which of the following have scientists found when they have compared extinct and existing species?

  1. They have found similarities and they have found differences.
  2. They have found similarities, but they have not found differences.
  3. They have found differences, but they have not found similarities.
  4. There is no way to compare extinct and existing species.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EN053001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall73%
Grades 6–874%
Grades 9–1271%
Male70%
Female76%
Primary Language is English74%
Primary Language is not English61%

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