Item NG045002: Both a light bulb and an ice cream cone radiate energy because all objects radiate energy.

Consider a light bulb and an ice cream cone.

Which gives off energy by radiation and why?

  1. Both a light bulb and an ice cream cone because all objects radiate energy
  2. Neither a light bulb nor an ice cream cone because only the sun radiates energy
  3. Only a light bulb when it is glowing because only glowing objects radiate energy
  4. Only a light bulb when it is hot because only hot objects radiate energy

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG045002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall26%
Grades 6–823%
Grades 9–1230%
Male30%
Female22%
Primary Language is English26%
Primary Language is not English22%

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