Item NG058002: Energy is transferred when a person comes in contact with cold air, and energy is transferred when an electric generator is used to run a motor.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A person comes in contact with cold air.

Situation 2: An electric generator is used to run a motor.

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 comes in contact with cold air, but energy is NOT transferred when an electric generator is used to run a motor.
  4. Energy is transferred when an electric generator is used to run a motor, but energy is NOT transferred when a person comes in contact with cold air.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG058002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall37%
Grades 6–835%
Grades 9–1241%
Male38%
Female37%
Primary Language is English37%
Primary Language is not English39%

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