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TExES Science 7-12: Thermodynamics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you know the temperature, volume, and pressure of a gas, how would you rearrange the ideal gas equation to find the number of moles?

Question 2 2. What is the Carnot Cycle?

Question 3 3. What is happening when you stand to the side of a campfire and get warmer in terms of energy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of mechanical energy?

Question 5 5. In physics, what is energy?

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Question 6 6. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

Question 7 7. Which of the following processes involves no change in the volume of a system?

Question 8 8. The fact that energy can be neither created nor destroyed is _____.

Question 9 9. How does adding energy to a solid change the substance?

Question 10 10. In the ideal gas equation, what does R represent?

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Question 11 11.

The second law of thermodynamics states that:

I. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed

II. All free energy cannot be converted into usable energy

III. The entropy of a system increases over time

Question 12 12. What are the laws of thermodynamics?

Question 13 13. When energy is unavailable to be used it is called _____.

Question 14 14. How would you rearrange the ideal gas equation to calculate the pressure of a gas?

Question 15 15. During which stages of the Carnot Cycle is useful work extracted?

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Question 16 16. Why does room temperature water disappear over time?

Question 17 17. Which of the following concepts best describes a chlorophyll molecule absorbing light and changing it into chemical energy?

Question 18 18. To which of the following variables is kinetic energy proportional?

Question 19 19. If object A has a temperature of 50 degrees Celsius, and object A is in thermal equilibrium with objects B and C, which of the following statements can NOT be concluded from the zeroth law of thermodynamics?

Question 20 20. What is the zeroth law of thermodynamics?

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Question 21 21. Heat and temperature are _____.

Question 22 22. Which of these is the most common form of the ideal gas equation?

Question 23 23. Temperature is the average _____ energy of particles of matter.

Question 24 24. You happen to have a perfectly insulated system containing an amount of gas. You compress a piston on that gas, decreasing the volume. By doing that, the pressure and temperature increase. What kind of process is this?

Question 25 25. What is sublimation and why does it occur?

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Question 26 26. If you want to find the volume of a gas using the ideal gas law, which values do you need to know?

Question 27 27. A bike resting at the top of a hill would be an example of what type of energy?

Question 28 28. Thermal expansion is _____.

Question 29 29. What is thermodynamics?

Question 30 30. Which of the following types of energy is stored in a battery?

TExES Science 7-12: Thermodynamics Chapter Exam Instructions

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