Laws of Thermodynamics Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The average kinetic energy of a substance is termed ...

Question 2 2. Which of the following does NOT apply to the First Law of Thermodynamics?

Question 3 3. You heat up a piece of hot metal with an emissivity of 0.1 until it glows. If the temperature of the metal is 3000 K, and the surface area of the metal is 0.1 meters squared, how much heat energy per second is transferred by radiation from the metal?

Question 4 4. The aging of our bodies over time is an example of which of the following?

Question 5 5. Calculate the specific heat capacity of the following substance. 200 Joules are required to raise the temperature of 10 grams of the substance 10 degrees Celsius.

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Question 6 6. Why does room temperature water disappear over time?

Question 7 7. Consider a wood burning fireplace as a system in which the wood is completely burned into ash and soot. The mass of the wood before burning would be equal to which of the following?

Question 8 8. Absolute zero is:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the best definition of entropy?

Question 10 10. How is freezing similar to deposition?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following substances has the highest specific heat capacity?

Question 12 12. The ideal gas constant, R, can be found using which of the following equations?

Question 13 13. What is the emissivity (e) of a perfect radiator of heat?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best definition of energy?

Question 15 15. If you want to find the volume of a gas using the ideal gas law, which values do you need to know?

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Question 16 16. Water takes longer to boil than alcohol because water has ...

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the best example of The Second Law of Thermodynamics?

Question 18 18. The ability to do work is defined as ...

Question 19 19. How does adding energy to a solid change the substance?

Question 20 20. If the boiling point of water increases with the addition of salt, how long would it take to boil pasta if you add a TON of salt?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following variables is NOT included in the ideal gas equation?

Question 22 22. What is sublimation and why does it occur?

Question 23 23. Which units of pressure are needed if you are going to use 0.0821 as your ideal gas constant?

Question 24 24. If a 22.4 L container is holding 1.00 mole of a gas at 273 kelvins, then what is its pressure?

Question 25 25. How would you rearrange the ideal gas equation to calculate the pressure of a gas?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of a real-life example or application of radiation?

Question 27 27. What happens to the temperature of water as it boils?

Question 28 28. Does the Law of Energy Conservation apply to machines?

Question 29 29. Which Kelvin temperature is equal to 25 degrees Celsius?

Question 30 30. Based on the Law of Energy Conservation, which of the following would best maintain a machine's ability to do work without input of additional energy?

Laws of Thermodynamics Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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