Item CL095001: On the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, the north pole is not tilted toward or away from the sun.

On the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, which of the following is TRUE?

  1. The North Pole is tilted 23.5° toward the Sun.
  2. The North Pole is tilted 23.5° away from the Sun.
  3. The North Pole is not tilted toward or away from the Sun.
  4. The North Pole is tilted 12.25° toward the Sun.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL095001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall23%
Grades 6–822%
Grades 9–1223%
Male24%
Female22%
Primary Language is English23%
Primary Language is not English21%

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