Item NG057002: Energy is transferred when a person touches a cold piece of metal, and energy is transferred when a lamp shines light on a table.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A person touches a cold piece of metal.

Situation 2: A lamp shines light on a table.

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 person touches a cold piece of metal, but energy is NOT transferred when a lamp shines light on a table.
  4. Energy is transferred when a lamp shines light on a table, but energy is NOT transferred when a person touches a cold piece of metal.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG057002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall46%
Grades 6–843%
Grades 9–1251%
Male48%
Female44%
Primary Language is English47%
Primary Language is not English38%

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