Item RH024004: Both a plant's physical characteristics and its behaviors could be affected by the information in the DNA molecules in the plant.

Which of the following could be affected by the information in the DNA molecules of an organism such as a plant?

  1. Both the plant’s physical characteristics and its behaviors
  2. The plant’s physical characteristics but not its behaviors
  3. The plant’s behaviors but not its physical characteristics
  4. Neither the plant’s physical characteristics nor its behaviors

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH024004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall44%
Grades 6–841%
Grades 9–1248%
Male43%
Female45%
Primary Language is English45%
Primary Language is not English32%

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