Item ME004012: A plant's food are the sugars that it makes--not minerals, water, or carbon dioxide.

Which of the following is food for a plant?

A. Sugars that a plant makes

B. Minerals that a plant takes in from the soil

C. Water that a plant takes in through its roots

D. Carbon dioxide that a plant takes in through its leaves

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item ME004012

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall39%
Grades 6–840%
Grades 9–1239%
Male42%
Female37%
Primary Language is English41%
Primary Language is not English28%

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