Item CL074002: For two places at the same latitude, sunlight is more intense at the place where the sun is directly overhead.

There are no clouds above Place 1 and Place 2 at the moment shown below.

At which place is the sunlight more intense at this moment: at Place 1 or at Place 2?

  1. Place 1
  2. Place 2
  3. The intensity would be the same at both places.
  4. There is not enough information to know at which place the intensity would be greater.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL074002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall45%
Grades 6–842%
Grades 9–1247%
Male45%
Female44%
Primary Language is English45%
Primary Language is not English45%

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