Item CL058002: If someone wants to live in a place that is warmer than where that person lives now, it is useful to consider both the distance of the place from the equator and its height above sea level.

A student wants to move to a place where the air temperature tends to be warmer than it is where he lives now. Which of the following factors would be useful for him to consider if he wants to know if a place is warmer or colder than where he lives?

  1. Both the distance of the place from the equator and its height above sea level
  2. The height of the place above sea level, but not its distance from the equator
  3. The distance of the place from the equator, but not its height above sea level
  4. Neither the distance of the place from the equator nor its height above sea level

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL058002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall50%
Grades 6–847%
Grades 9–1253%
Male50%
Female51%
Primary Language is English51%
Primary Language is not English44%

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