Item WE042002: Water can break rocks, carry them, and deposit them in new locations.

Which of the following is TRUE about how water can change earth’s solid rock layer and loose material on top of it?

  1. Water can break rocks, carry rocks, and drop rocks in new locations.
  2. Water can break rocks, but cannot carry and drop them in new locations.
  3. Water can carry rocks and drop them in new locations, but cannot break rocks.
  4. Water cannot break rocks, carry rocks, or drop them in new locations.

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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall56%
Grades 6–855%
Grades 9–1257%
Male55%
Female56%
Primary Language is English57%
Primary Language is not English45%

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