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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 unit _______ of a material by 1oC is called its specific heat capacity.

  volume

  mass

  weight

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

The SI unit of heat capacity is _______.

  Joule/(kg oC)

  Joule/oC

  Erg/oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

If the temperature of a certain mass of aluminum [having a specific heat capacity of 0.8 J/(g oC)] is lowered by 11oC and the heat lost is 352 J, then the mass of the aluminum is

  110 g

  32 g

  88 g

  40 g

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4.

If 400 J of heat are required to increase the temperature of a body by 50oC, then its heat capacity in J/oC is

  8

  450

  20000

  5

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.


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).

  21

  2.1

  14

  8.4

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

The SI unit of specific heat capacity is _______.

  Erg/oC

  Joule/(kg oC)

  Joule/oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

If the heat capacity of 35 g of aluminum is 28 J/oC, then the specific heat capacity of aluminum in J/(g oC) is

  980

  1.25

  63

  0.8

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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