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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.


Consider the graph of temperature (in oC) vs. time (in minutes) given above showing the cooling curves of liquids A and B. If 10 g of liquid A lose 840 J of heat in the first 6 minutes, the specific heat capacity of liquid A is about _______ J/(g oC).

  2.1

  14

  21

  8.4

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

If 720 J of heat are required to increase the temperature of a body by 40oC, then its heat capacity in J/oC is

  760

  4

  28800

  18

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

During the day, the sea gets heated more quickly than the land because the specific heat capacity of the land is less than that of the sea.

  True

  False

 

4.


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.

  50

  55

  35

  40

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

The heat gained or lost by a body resulting in a change in temperature is called _______.

  latent heat

  hidden heat

  sensible heat

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

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
 

7.

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

  temperature

  time

  heat

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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