Item CL112002: During a day in August, of the north pole, the south pole, and the equator, the north pole has the greatest number of hours of daylight.

Which of the following places has the greatest number of hours of daylight during a day in August?

  1. The North Pole
  2. The equator
  3. The South Pole
  4. All places on earth have an equal number of hours of daylight in August.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL112002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall27%
Grades 6–824%
Grades 9–1230%
Male28%
Female26%
Primary Language is English27%
Primary Language is not English20%

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