Astronomy quiz question: cause of sun rise/set?

Astronomy 210 Quiz 1, fall semester 2011
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Earth's __________ causes the sun to rise and set, as seen by an observer in San Luis Obispo, CA.
(A) rotation.
(B) revolution.
(C) precession.
(D) tilt.
(E) (More than one of the above choices.)

Correct answer: (A)

Section 70160
Exam code: quiz01n8tE
(A) : 20 students
(B) : 1 student
(C) : 2 students
(D) : 3 students
(E) : 4 students

"Success level": 69% (including partial credit for multiple-choice)
Discrimination index (Aubrecht & Aubrecht, 1983): 0.88

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