Item ME149001: Milk is food for people because food is something that provides energy and building materials, and milk provides energy and building materials.

Milk contains water, carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, and fat. Is milk food for people?

  1. No, because liquids cannot be food, and milk is a liquid
  2. No, because for something to be food it must provide both energy and building materials, and milk does not provide energy
  3. Yes, because for something to be food it must provide energy, and the minerals in milk provide energy
  4. Yes, because food is a source of energy and building materials, and milk provides energy and building materials

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item ME149001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall53%
Grades 6–844%
Grades 9–1258%
Male53%
Female52%
Primary Language is English54%
Primary Language is not English45%

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