Item PT020001: As plates move, the continents that are part of the plates move along with them.

Which of the following is TRUE about the movement of continents?

  1. Continents move along with the plate they are part of.
  2. Continents move separately from the plates.
  3. Continents do not move.
  4. Continents moved in the past but are not moving now.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT020001

Percent of students responding correctly

Grades 6–866%
Grades 9–1275%
Primary Language is English70%
Primary Language is not English55%

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