Item CL079002: For two places at the same latitude, sunlight is less intense at the place where the sun is less directly overhead.

There are no clouds in the sky at Place 1 or Place 2 at the moment in time shown below.

At which place would the sunlight be the least intense?

  1. Place 1
  2. Place 2
  3. The intensity would be the same at both places.
  4. There is no way to know whether the sunlight would be more or less intense at either place.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL079002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall40%
Grades 6–839%
Grades 9–1241%
Male38%
Female43%
Primary Language is English41%
Primary Language is not English38%

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