Misconception RHM040:

Some characteristics of an offspring are determined by the parents' environmentally acquired characteristics (Lawson, 1988).

Items that test for misconception RHM040 in this key idea ()
Item ID
Number

Item Description

How Often the Misconception was Chosen

Select This Item for My Item Bank

RH038001

If a mouse loses its tail in a mousetrap and has babies later, there will be no effect on the tails of the baby mice.

38%

RH059001

If a cat gets its ears torn off in a fight and then has kittens later, it will have no effect on the ears of any of the kittens.

36%