Thermal Physics & Thermodynamics: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Consider a bike coasting along a flat road. Which of the following accounts for the fact that the bike will eventually come to a stop?

Question 2 2. What is sublimation and why does it occur?

Question 3 3. 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?

Question 4 4. Temperature is a measure of:

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. What happens to the amount of usable energy in a system over time?

Question 7 7. The ideal gas constant, R, can be found using which of the following equations?

Question 8 8. The aging of our bodies over time is an example of which of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is TRUE about most gases?

Question 10 10. Which of the following does NOT apply to the First Law of Thermodynamics?

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Question 11 11. Assuming pressure and temperature are held constant, then what happens to the volume of a non-rigid container when the number of molecules in the container is doubled?

Question 12 12. Absolute zero is:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is TRUE about ideal gas particles?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best example of The Second Law of Thermodynamics?

Question 15 15. What does it mean when a collision is elastic?

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Question 16 16. Which Kelvin temperature is equal to 25 degrees Celsius?

Question 17 17. Why are there plateaus on a heating curve?

Question 18 18. As water heats up from 280 K to 310 K, the average kinetic energy of its molecules will:

Question 19 19. According to the kinetic molecular theory, temperature is directly proportional to _____.

Question 20 20. Which units of pressure are needed if you are going to use 0.0821 as your ideal gas constant?

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Question 21 21. In the ideal gas equation, what does R represent?

Question 22 22. Which of the following variables is NOT included in the ideal gas equation?

Question 23 23. Which Celsius temperature is equal to 310 K?

Question 24 24. How is freezing similar to deposition?

Question 25 25. 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 26 26. Why does room temperature water disappear over time?

Question 27 27. Does the Law of Energy Conservation apply to machines?

Question 28 28. Consider a wood burning fireplace as a system in which the wood is completely burned into ash and soot. The mass and energy of the wood before burning would be equal to which of the following?

Question 29 29. Which of these is the most common form of the ideal gas equation?

Question 30 30. What happens to the melting and freezing point of water if salt is added?

Thermal Physics & Thermodynamics: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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