Calorimetry: Measuring Heat Transfer and Heat Capacity - Quiz & Worksheet


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Express 55.3 J of heat (or energy) in units of calories.

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1. Why are bodies of water, such as lakes, relatively slow to respond to heating or cooling compared to the land surrounding them?

2. The method by which nutritionists determine the energy content of food is known as the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Calorimetry is a complicated science. This quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of how to calculate temperature and heat capacity and let you put your skills to the test with practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the methods and formulas behind:

  • Using joules to express calories
  • Temperature calculation
  • Identification of metal using temperature
  • Heat capacity

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve calorimetry practice problems
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of joules in calorie expression
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about metal identification

Additional Learning

If you want to continue learning about the science of calorimetry, review the accompanying lesson called Calorimetry: Measuring Heat Transfer and Heat Capacity. This lesson covers the following topics

  • Calorimetry and the science and calculations involved in it
  • Types of calorimeters
  • Calories
  • Joules
  • Heat capacity and specific heat capacity
  • Heat transfer