Item RH027001: Genes are chemical sequences of nucleotides, not the actual expression of characteristics or traits.

Which of the following is TRUE about genes?

  1. Genes are traits.
  2. Genes are proteins.
  3. Genes are sequences of nucleotides.
  4. Genes are sequences of amino acids.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH027001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall17%
Grades 6–815%
Grades 9–1219%
Male18%
Female14%
Primary Language is English16%
Primary Language is not English18%

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