Item CL113002: During a day when the earth’s axis is not tilted at all toward or away from the sun, all places on earth would have an equal number of hours of daylight on that day.

Which of the following places receives the most hours of daylight during a day when the earth’s axis is not tilted at all toward or away from the Sun?

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

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL113002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall20%
Grades 6–821%
Grades 9–1220%
Male21%
Female19%
Primary Language is English20%
Primary Language is not English22%

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