Item WC066002: Air can become more humid if the temperature of the air increases or if the amount of liquid water in contact with the air increases.

What makes air become more humid one day than it was the day before?

  1. The only way the air can become more humid is if the temperature of the air increases.
  2. The only way the air can become more humid is if the amount of liquid water in contact with the air increases.
  3. The only way the air can become more humid is if both the temperature of the air and the amount of liquid water in contact with the air increase.
  4. Either increasing the temperature of the air or increasing the amount of liquid water in contact with the air can make the air more humid, but both do not need to increase to make the air more humid.

 

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WC066002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall22%
Grades 6–821%
Grades 9–1223%
Male22%
Female21%
Primary Language is English21%
Primary Language is not English23%

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