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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.

Heat capacity = Specific heat capacity x _______.

  Mass

  Weight

  Volume

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

Which of the following substances has the highest specific heat capacity ?

  Aluminum

  Copper

  Iron

  Water

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

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

  heat

  temperature

  time

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a unit _______ of a material by 1oC is called its specific heat capacity.

  weight

  mass

  volume

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

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

 

6.

If the specific heat capacity of iron is 0.5 J/(g oC), then the heat capacity of an iron solid of mass 180 g is

  360 J/oC

  18 J/oC

  90 J/oC

  180 J/oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

If 1440 J of heat are gained by 60 g of oil [having a specific heat capacity of 2.4 J/(g oC)], the temperature change in the oil is

   6 oC

  60 oC

   144 oC

  10 oC

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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