Item NG056004: Energy is transferred when a cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea, and energy is transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Situation 2: An ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.

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 cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea, but energy is NOT transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.
  4. Energy is transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea, but energy is NOT transferred when a cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG056004
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 791 1399 57%
Grades
  6–8 457 827 55%
  9–12 330 568 58%
Gender
  Male38768756%
  Female38667557%
Primary Language
  English710124557%
  Other5311446%

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