Physics

# Multiple Choice

PhysicsMultiple Choice

## 11.1Temperature and Thermal Energy

21 .
The temperature difference of $1\,\text{K}$ is the same as
1. $1$ degree Celsius
2. $1$ degree Fahrenheit
3. $273.15$ degrees Celsius
4. $273.15$ degrees Fahrenheit
22.

What is the preferred temperature scale used in scientific laboratories?

1. celsius
2. fahrenheit
3. kelvin
4. rankine

## 11.2Heat, Specific Heat, and Heat Transfer

23.

Which phase of water has the largest specific heat?

1. solid
2. liquid
3. gas
24.

What kind of heat transfer requires no medium?

1. conduction
2. convection
3. reflection
25.

Which of these substances has the greatest specific heat?

1. copper
2. mercury
3. aluminum
4. wood
26.

Give an example of heat transfer through convection.

1. The energy emitted from the filament of an electric bulb
2. The energy coming from the sun
3. A pan on a hot burner
4. Water boiling in a pot

## 11.3Phase Change and Latent Heat

27 .
What are the SI units of latent heat?
1. $\text{J/kg}$
2. $\text{J.kg}$
3. $\text{J/cal}$
4. $\text{cal/kg}$
28.

Which substance has the largest latent heat of fusion?

1. gold
2. water
3. mercury
4. tungsten
29.

In which phase changes does matter undergo a transition to a more energetic state?

1. freezing and vaporization
2. melting and sublimation
3. melting and vaporization
4. melting and freezing
30 .
A room has a window made from thin glass. The room is colder than the air outside. There is some condensation on the glass window. On which side of the glass would the condensation most likely be found?
1. Condensation is on the outside of the glass when the cool, dry air outside the room comes in contact with the cold pane of glass.
2. Condensation is on the outside of the glass when the warm, moist air outside the room comes in contact with the cold pane of glass.
3. Condensation is on the inside of the glass when the cool, dry air inside the room comes in contact with the cold pane of glass.
4. Condensation is on the inside of the glass when the warm, moist air inside the room comes in contact with the cold pane of glass.
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