Item NG056004: Energy is transferred when a cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea, and energy is transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Situation 2: An ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.

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 cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea, but energy is NOT transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.
  4. Energy is transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea, but energy is NOT transferred when a cold spoon is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG056004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall57%
Grades 6–855%
Grades 9–1258%
Male56%
Female57%
Primary Language is English57%
Primary Language is not English46%

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