Item CL084002: Sunlight strikes only one point on the sunlit side of the earth at a 90° angle at any given time.

Which of the following describes where on the sunlit side of the earth sunlight strikes at a 90° angle at any given time?

  1. At all points along one line of latitude
  2. At all points along one line of longitude
  3. At all points on the sunlit side of the earth
  4. At one point on the sunlit side of the earth

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Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL084002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall24%
Grades 6–821%
Grades 9–1227%
Male24%
Female24%
Primary Language is English24%
Primary Language is not English20%

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