Item SC100003: Two liquids with the same flammability, boiling point, and color could be the same substance. (This item uses a table that lists properties of the solids.)

Using the information about the five liquids in the table below, which of the following liquids could be the same substance?

  Volume
(mL)
Flammable Boiling Point
(°C)
Color
Liquid 1 25 no 100 colorless
Liquid 2 50 no 100 colorless
Liquid 3 25 yes 100 colorless
Liquid 4 25 no 78 colorless
Liquid 5 25 no 100 yellow
  1. Liquids 1 and 2
  2. Liquids 1 and 3
  3. Liquids 1 and 4
  4. Liquids 1 and 5

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item SC100003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall42%
Grades 6–837%
Grades 9–1247%
Male43%
Female40%
Primary Language is English42%
Primary Language is not English36%

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