Item ME098002: Animals and plants need food as a source of energy and as a source of material for building body parts, such as muscles in animals and leaves in plants.

Which of the following statements is TRUE about food for animals and plants?

  1. Animals and plants need food as a source of energy and as a source of material for building body parts such as muscles in animals and leaves in plants.
  2. Animals and plants need food as a source of energy but not as a source of material for building body parts such as muscles in animals and leaves in plants.
  3. Animals and plants need food as a source of material for building body parts such as muscles in animals and leaves in plants but not as a source of energy.
  4. Animals and plants need food to keep them alive, but the food is not a source of energy or a source of material for building body parts such as muscles in animals and leaves in plants.

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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall61%
Grades 6–860%
Grades 9–1263%
Male61%
Female61%
Primary Language is English61%
Primary Language is not English58%

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