Item PT011002: The solid rock of a cliff is part of earth's plates.

Is any part of one of earth’s plates visible in the picture?

  1. Yes, the sand is part of a plate but the solid rock of the cliffs is not.
  2. Yes, the solid rock of the cliffs is part of a plate but the sand is not.
  3. No, the plates are sometimes visible, but no part of a plate can be seen in this picture.
  4. No, the plates are deep within the earth and can never be seen.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT011002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall28%
Grades 6–828%
Grades 9–1227%
Male31%
Female25%
Primary Language is English27%
Primary Language is not English33%

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