Item NG055002: Energy is transferred when a battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit, and energy is transferred when wind causes a windmill to rotate.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit, and the light bulb lights up.

Situation 2: Wind causes a windmill to rotate.

Is energy being transferred in either of these situations?

  1. Energy is transferred in both situations.
  2. Energy is NOT transferred in either situation.
  3. Energy is transferred when a battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit, but energy is NOT transferred when wind causes a windmill to rotate.
  4. Energy is transferred when wind causes a windmill to rotate, but energy is NOT transferred when a battery is connected to a light bulb in a complete circuit.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG055002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall61%
Grades 6–860%
Grades 9–1262%
Male59%
Female64%
Primary Language is English62%
Primary Language is not English50%

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