Item RH042002: A code indicates which smaller subunits get linked together to form proteins in an organism.

How are proteins made in an organism?

  1. Smaller subunits are randomly linked together to form proteins.
  2. A code indicates which smaller subunits get linked together to form proteins.
  3. A code indicates which larger molecules get broken apart to form proteins.
  4. Organisms eat proteins, but they do not make proteins.

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Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH042002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall38%
Grades 6–831%
Grades 9–1252%
Male38%
Female38%
Primary Language is English39%
Primary Language is not English31%

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