Item CL110002: Of three places in the northern hemisphere that are at the same latitude but different longitudes, when the north pole is pointed toward the sun all three places receive the same number of hours of daylight.

The diagram below shows three different places. Which place receives the greatest number of hours of daylight over the course of the day shown in the diagram?

  1. Place 1
  2. Place 2
  3. Place 3
  4. All three places have the same number of hours of daylight.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL110002

Percent of students responding correctly

Grades 6–827%
Grades 9–1232%
Primary Language is English29%
Primary Language is not English27%

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