Item WC029003: Sunlight transfers energy from the sun to the land, and the land transfers energy to the air.

Which of the following statements is TRUE about the transfer of energy from the sun to the land and to the air?

  1. Sunlight transfers energy from the sun to the land and from the sun to the air, and the land transfers energy to the air.
  2. Sunlight transfers energy from the sun to the air, but sunlight does not transfer energy from the sun to the land and the land does not transfer energy to the air.
  3. Sunlight transfers energy from the sun to the air and from the sun to the land, but the land does not transfer energy to the air.
  4. Sunlight transfers energy from the sun to the land, but sunlight does not transfer energy to the air and land does not transfer energy to the air.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WC029003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall40%
Grades 6–838%
Grades 9–1244%
Male41%
Female39%
Primary Language is English40%
Primary Language is not English37%

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