The constructed-response question on this page measured analysis and interpretation skills for the content area Market Economy. Student responses were scored according to a 3-point scale as "Correct," "Partially Correct," or "Incorrect." The sample response below is an example of a "Correct" response.
Overall, 72 percent of 12th-graders were scored as having a "Correct" response on this sample question. When only the students at the Proficient level are considered, 87 percent scored "Correct."
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