Item EG001005: For two balls that have the same mass, the ball that is rolling faster has more motion energy.

Two identical balls are rolling down a hill. Ball 2 is rolling faster than Ball 1.

Which ball has more motion energy (kinetic energy)?

  1. Ball 1 has more motion energy.
  2. Ball 2 has more motion energy.
  3. Both balls have the same amount of motion energy.
  4. Neither ball has any motion energy.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EG001005

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall64%
Grades 6–863%
Grades 9–1265%
Male63%
Female64%
Primary Language is English64%
Primary Language is not English57%

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