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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

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2.


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

  40

  55

  35

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3.

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

  time

  heat

  temperature

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4.

If 350 J of heat are required to increase the temperature of a body by 50oC, then its heat capacity in J/oC is

  17500

  7

  400

  5

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

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

  latent heat

  specific heat capacity

  heat capacity

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6.

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

  320

  336

  672

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

If 2880 J of heat are gained by 80 g of oil [having a specific heat capacity of 2.4 J/(g oC)], the temperature change in the oil is

  120 oC

  15 oC

   8 oC

   192 oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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