Item PT021001: As plates move, the ocean basins that are part of the plates move along with them.

Which of the following is TRUE about the movement of ocean basins?

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

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT021001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall44%
Grades 6–842%
Grades 9–1247%
Male44%
Female44%
Primary Language is English44%
Primary Language is not English41%

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