Item RH024006: Both an insect's physical characteristics and its behaviors could be affected by the information in the DNA molecules in the insect.

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

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

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH024006

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall45%
Grades 6–842%
Grades 9–1249%
Male45%
Female46%
Primary Language is English46%
Primary Language is not English42%

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