Item RH036003: The DNA molecules in the cells of a plant’s leaves and its in flowers is the same.

Which of the following statements is TRUE about the DNA molecules in the cells of the leaves and the cells of the flowers of the same plant?

  1. The DNA molecules in the cells of the plant’s leaves and in the cells of its flowers are the same.
  2. The DNA molecules in the cells of the plant’s leaves and in the cells of its flowers are different.
  3. There are DNA molecules in the cells of the plant’s leaves, but there are no DNA molecules in the cells of its flowers.
  4. Neither the cells of the plant’s leaves nor the cells of its flowers contain DNA molecules.

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Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH036003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall33%
Grades 6–829%
Grades 9–1240%
Male33%
Female33%
Primary Language is English34%
Primary Language is not English30%

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