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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.

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a body by 1oC is called its _______.

  latent heat

  specific heat capacity

  heat capacity

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

If the specific heat capacity of iron is 0.5 J/(g oC), then the heat capacity of an iron solid of mass 50 g is

  100 J/oC

  5 J/oC

  50 J/oC

  25 J/oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.


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

  50

  40

  55

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4.

If the temperature of 100 g of copper [having a specific heat capacity of 0.4 J/(g oC)] is lowered by 9oC, then the heat lost by the copper is

  40 J

  3.6 J

  900 J

  360 J

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5.

Given that the specific heat capacity of water is 4.2 J/(g oC), the heat capacity of 80 g of water in J/oC is

  168

  336

  672

  320

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

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

  8368

  20920

  4184

  16736

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

If 500 J of heat are required to increase the temperature of a body by 50oC, then its heat capacity in J/oC is

  25000

  5

  10

  550

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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