Item PT009001: Earth's plates are made of solid rock, and they can be seen where they are not covered by soil, loose rocks, or water.

What is TRUE about earth’s plates?

  1. The plates are made of solid rock that can never be seen because the plates are always deep within the earth.
  2. The plates are made of solid rock that can be seen where the plates are not covered by soil, loose rocks, or water.
  3. The plates are made of melted rock that can be seen where the plates are not covered by soil, loose rocks, or water.
  4. The plates are made of melted rock that can never be seen because the plates are always deep within the earth.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT009001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall24%
Grades 6–823%
Grades 9–1226%
Male28%
Female22%
Primary Language is English24%
Primary Language is not English27%

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