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Thermochemistry & Thermodynamics for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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.

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

Question 3 3. When a bond forms, energy is given off to the surroundings. This is an example of

Question 4 4. Which of the following is the best definition of entropy?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a reason that state functions are important in chemistry?

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

Question 7 7. The total energy contained within a substance is termed ...

Question 8 8. What does it mean when the enthalpy change for a reaction is negative?

Question 9 9.

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 10 10. Enthalpy change is

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Question 11 11. The aging of our bodies over time is an example of which of the following?

Question 12 12. Which of the following concepts best describes a chlorophyll molecule absorbing light and changing it into chemical energy?

Question 13 13. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

Question 14 14. What's a state function?

Question 15 15. Water takes longer to boil than alcohol because water has ...

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Question 16 16. Which statement is NOT true about insulation?

Question 17 17. The average kinetic energy of a substance is termed ...

Question 18 18. Why is work a path function?

Question 19 19. An endothermic reaction is:

Question 20 20. The oven in your house uses convection to heat food. This means that _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following substances has the highest specific heat capacity?

Question 22 22. An example of an exothermic reaction is:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a state function?

Question 24 24. What is a state change?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the best example of The Second Law of Thermodynamics?

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Question 26 26. Does the Law of Energy Conservation apply to machines?

Question 27 27. Which statement is NOT true about all forms of radiation?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of the following is the best definition of energy?

Question 30 30. What is the term that describes the fluid motion of hot air rising or cool air sinking?

Thermochemistry & Thermodynamics for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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