Item RH059001: If a cat gets its ears torn off in a fight and then has kittens later, it will have no effect on the ears of any of the kittens.

A cat gets into a fight, and the tips of both of its ears get torn off.  If the cat has kittens later, how will this affect the shapes of its kittens’ ears?

  1. All of the kittens’ ears will be missing the tips.
  2. Some of the kittens’ ears will be missing the tips.
  3. All of the kittens’ ears will be slightly smaller.
  4. It will have no effect on the ears of any of the kittens.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item RH059001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall64%
Grades 6–860%
Grades 9–1274%
Male60%
Female69%
Primary Language is English67%
Primary Language is not English47%

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