Misconception CLM062:

Sunlight is more intense at some places on the surface of the earth because sunlight travels a shorter distance to get to those places (AAAS, Project 2061).

Items that test for misconception CLM062
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CL076002

For two places at the same longitude, sunlight is more intense at the place that is closer to being directly beneath the sun.

33%