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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.

If 180 J of heat are required to increase the temperature of a body by 20oC, then its heat capacity in J/oC is

  3600

  2

  9

  200

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

Heat capacity = Specific heat capacity x _______.

  Mass

  Weight

  Volume

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

If 2352 J of heat are gained by 70 g of oil [having a specific heat capacity of 2.4 J/(g oC)], the temperature change in the oil is

   7 oC

   168 oC

  98 oC

  14 oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

If the temperature of a certain mass of aluminum [having a specific heat capacity of 0.8 J/(g oC)] is lowered by 9oC and the heat lost is 216 J, then the mass of the aluminum is

  90 g

  72 g

  30 g

  24 g

  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).

  2.1

  14

  8.4

  21

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

If the heat capacity of 30 g of aluminum is 24 J/oC, then the specific heat capacity of aluminum in J/(g oC) is

  0.8

  720

  54

  1.25

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

The SI unit of specific heat capacity is _______.

  Erg/oC

  Joule/oC

  Joule/(kg oC)

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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