Item RH011001: Brain cells and skin cells both contain DNA molecules, which contain the same genetic information.

Which of the following statements is TRUE about the brain cells, skin cells, and DNA molecules in an individual human?

  1. The brain cells contain DNA molecules, but the skin cells do not.
  2. The skin cells contain DNA molecules, but the brain cells do not.
  3. The brain cells and skin cells both contain DNA molecules, and their DNA molecules contain the same genetic information.
  4. The brain cells and skin cells both contain DNA molecules, but their DNA molecules contain different genetic information.

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Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH011001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall45%
Grades 6–840%
Grades 9–1254%
Male48%
Female43%
Primary Language is English45%
Primary Language is not English44%

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