Item RH024002: Both an organism's physical characteristics and the function of the organism's cells could be affected by the information in the organism's DNA molecules (no specific organism identified).

Which of the following could be affected by the information in the DNA molecules of an organism?

  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 RH024002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall48%
Grades 6–845%
Grades 9–1252%
Male45%
Female51%
Primary Language is English49%
Primary Language is not English41%

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