Item WC017002: The amount of water vapor in the air and the temperature of the air are affected by bodies of water beneath the air.

What properties of air are affected by oceans, rivers, and lakes that are beneath the air?

  1. Both the temperature of air and the amount of water vapor in air are affected by the oceans, rivers, and lakes beneath the air.
  2. The temperature of air is affected by the oceans, rivers, and lakes beneath the air, but the amount of water vapor in the air is not.
  3. The amount of water vapor in air is affected by the oceans, rivers, and lakes beneath the air, but the temperature of the air is not.
  4. Neither the temperature of air nor the amount of water vapor in air is affected by the oceans, rivers, and lakes beneath the air.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WC017002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall45%
Grades 6–842%
Grades 9–1249%
Male43%
Female46%
Primary Language is English45%
Primary Language is not English43%

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