Misconception PTM078:

Earth's plates are separated by empty gaps (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception PTM078
Item ID
Number

Item Description

How Often the Misconception was Chosen

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PT013002

The edges of each of earth's plates abut the edges of all of the surrounding plates.

39%

PT013001

The edges of each of earth's plates abut the edges of all of the surrounding plates

26%