Item NG055002: Energy is transferred when a battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit, and energy is transferred when wind causes a windmill to rotate.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit, and the light bulb lights up.

Situation 2: Wind causes a windmill to rotate.

Is energy being transferred in either of these situations?

  1. Energy is transferred in both situations.
  2. Energy is NOT transferred in either situation.
  3. Energy is transferred when a battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit, but energy is NOT transferred when wind causes a windmill to rotate.
  4. Energy is transferred when wind causes a windmill to rotate, but energy is NOT transferred when a battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG055002
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1746 2866 61%
Grades
  6–8 1045 1744 60%
  9–12 697 1116 62%
Gender
  Male812138459%
  Female910142664%
Primary Language
  English1588256662%
  Other11022250%

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