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School Physics Quiz : Sensible Heat & Specific Heat Capacity


Answer the following questions based on specific heat capacity.

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1.

Given that the specific heat capacity of water is 4.2 J/(g oC), the heat capacity of 30 g of water in J/oC is

  252

  120

  126

  63

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.


Consider the graph of temperature (in oC) vs. time (in minutes) given above. From the cooling curves, it is observed that _______ has the lower specific heat capacity.

  liquid B

  liquid A

 

3.

If 83680 J of heat are required to raise the temperature of 4 kg of water by 5oC, then the specific heat capacity of water in J/(kg oC) is

  20920

  8368

  4184

  16736

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a unit _______ of a material by 1oC is called its specific heat capacity.

  mass

  volume

  weight

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

If the heat capacity of 20 g of aluminum is 16 J/oC, then the specific heat capacity of aluminum in J/(g oC) is

  0.8

  320

  1.25

  36

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.


Consider the graph of temperature (in oC) vs. time (in minutes) given above. From the cooling curves, it is observed that the decrease in temperature of liquid A in the first 6 minutes is about _______oC.

  35

  55

  50

  40

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

The amount of sensible heat gained or lost by a body is the product of its heat capacity and the _______ change.

  time

  heat

  temperature

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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