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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. From the cooling curves, it is observed that the decrease in temperature of liquid A in the first 6 minutes is about _______oC.

  55

  50

  35

  40

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.


Consider the graph of temperature (in oC) vs. time (in minutes) given above. From the cooling curves, it is observed that _______ has the lower specific heat capacity.

  liquid B

  liquid A

 

3.

The SI unit of heat capacity is _______.

  Joule/oC

  Joule/(kg oC)

  Erg/oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

If 360 J of heat are required to increase the temperature of a body by 20oC, then its heat capacity in J/oC is

  2

  18

  380

  7200

  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).

  8.4

  21

  14

  2.1

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

Sea breezes occur at night.

  True

  False

 

7.

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
 


 
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