Item ME160001: Food is anything that is a source of both energy and building materials for plants and animals.

Which of the following is TRUE about food?

  1. Food is anything that is taken in by plants and animals.
  2. Food is anything that is needed by plants and animals.
  3. Food is anything that provides building materials for plants and animals.
  4. Food is anything that is a source of both energy and building materials for plants and animals.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item ME160001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall68%
Grades 6–863%
Grades 9–1271%
Male63%
Female74%
Primary Language is English69%
Primary Language is not English63%

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