Item PT019001: Earth's plates move several inches each year.

Which of the following describes the movement of earth’s plates?

  1. The plates move several inches per year.
  2. The plates move several feet per year.
  3. The plates move several miles per year.
  4. The plates do not move.

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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall64%
Grades 6–862%
Grades 9–1268%
Male66%
Female63%
Primary Language is English65%
Primary Language is not English56%

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