Item CL111002: Of two places in the northern hemisphere at the same longitude and different latitudes, the place that is the farthest north will have a longer daytime in May but not in February.

Will Place 1 shown in the diagram below ever have a longer daytime than Place 2?

  1. Yes, in February
  2. Yes, in May
  3. No, Place 2 will always have a longer daytime.
  4. No, the daytime will always be equal length at Places 1 and 2.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL111002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall28%
Grades 6–826%
Grades 9–1230%
Male28%
Female27%
Primary Language is English29%
Primary Language is not English18%

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