Item RH036004: The cells of a leaf and the cells of a flower contain the same genetic information.

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

  1. The cells of the plant’s leaves and its flowers contain the same genetic information.
  2. The cells of the plant’s leaves and its flowers contain different genetic information.
  3. The cells of the plant’s leaves contain genetic information, but the cells of its flowers do not.
  4. Neither the cells of the plant’s leaves nor the cells of its flowers contain genetic information.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH036004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall35%
Grades 6–831%
Grades 9–1241%
Male34%
Female36%
Primary Language is English36%
Primary Language is not English28%

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