Item RH023002: Both an organism's physical characteristics and the function of the organism's cells could be influenced by the actions of protein molecules in an organism's cells (no specific organism identified).

Many different types of protein molecules are made within cells.  Which of the following could be influenced by the actions of those protein molecules?

  1. Both an organism's physical characteristics and the function of the organism's cells
  2. An organism's physical characteristics but not the function of the organism's cells
  3. The function of the organism's cells but not the organism's physical characteristics
  4. Neither an organism's physical characteristics nor the function of the organism's cells

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH023002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall35%
Grades 6–834%
Grades 9–1239%
Male36%
Female35%
Primary Language is English36%
Primary Language is not English28%

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