How to Calculate Specific Heat Capacity for Different Substances


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

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1. The total energy contained within a substance is termed ...

2. The average kinetic energy of a substance is termed ...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet gauge your knowledge of specific heat capacity and how it is calculated. You will be quizzed on terms, such as heat energy and kinetic energy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and printable worksheet to assess your understanding of:

  • Properties of water
  • Kinetic energy
  • Total energy of a substance
  • Calculating specific heat capacity

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related heat capacity lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about kinetic energy
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to answer questions about heat energy

Additional Learning

You should also read the related lesson. The lesson is named How to Calculate Specific Heat Capacity for Different Substances. It will help you:

  • Define specific heat
  • Differentiate kinetic and heat energy
  • Calculate specific heat capacity
  • Determine how temperature is calculated
  • Apply the concept of specific heat capacity to real world examples