Item SC101003: Bubbles of gas forming as a seashell is placed in vinegar is an example of a chemical reaction.

Which of the following is an example of a chemical reaction?

  1. A piece of wax melting and forming a liquid
  2. A piece of chalk making white marks on a chalkboard
  3. Bubbles of gas forming when a seashell is placed in vinegar
  4. A powder dissolving in hot water to make hot chocolate

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item SC101003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall53%
Grades 6–851%
Grades 9–1259%
Male52%
Female55%
Primary Language is English55%
Primary Language is not English40%

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