Item WE021002: Both large and small loose rocks on the surface of the earth were once part of earth's solid rock layer.

Which of the following statements is TRUE about the loose rocks on the surface of the earth?

  1. Both the large loose rocks and the small loose rocks used to be part of earth’s solid rock layer.
  2. The large loose rocks used to be part of earth’s solid rock layer, but the small loose rocks were never part of the solid rock layer.
  3. The small loose rocks used to be part of earth’s solid rock layer, but the large loose rocks were never part of the solid rock layer.
  4. Neither the large nor the small loose rocks used to be part of earth’s solid rock layer.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WE021002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall37%
Grades 6–835%
Grades 9–1240%
Male36%
Female38%
Primary Language is English37%
Primary Language is not English38%

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