Item RH023005: Both an insect's physical characteristics and its behaviors could be influenced by the actions of protein molecules within the insect's cells.

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

  1. Both an insect's physical characteristics and its behaviors
  2. An insect’s physical characteristics but not its behaviors
  3. An insect’s behaviors but not its physical characteristics
  4. Neither an insect’s physical characteristics nor its behaviors

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH023005

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall39%
Grades 6–840%
Grades 9–1239%
Male36%
Female42%
Primary Language is English40%
Primary Language is not English39%

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