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Definition and formula quiz_4E Physics

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  • Q1

    What is temperature?

    a measure of the average kinetic energy of the substance’s atoms

    a measure of the internal energy of the substance’s atoms

    a measure of the total kinetic energy of the substance’s atoms

    a measure of the total potential energy of the substance’s atoms

    120s
  • Q2

    which type of energy affects the temperature of the object?

    Internal Energy

    Potential Energy

    Average Kinetic Energy

    120s
  • Q3

    How can boiling and condensation best be distinguished?

    number of bubbles produced

    Boiling occurs at a fixed temperature, Evaporation occurs at any temperature below boiling point

    visibility of changes occurring throughout the liquid

    120s
  • Q4

    What factors affect the boiling point of a liquid?

    surrounding air pressure and presence of impurities

    surrounding air pressure only

    presence of impurities only

    120s
  • Q5

    What is the SI unit for heat capacity?

    J K–1

    J °C–1

    J kg–1K –1

    J kg–1°C –1

    120s
  • Q6

    What is the SI unit for specific heat capacity?

    J kg–1°C –1

    J kg–1K –1

    J K–1

    J °C–1

    120s
  • Q7

    What is the definition of Specific latent heat of fusion?

    Thermal energy needed to change 1 kg of substance from solid to liquid without a temperature change.

    Energy needed to change a substance from solid to liquid without temperature change.

    Thermal energy needed to change 1 kg of substance from liquid to gas without temperature change.

    Thermal energy needed to change 1 kg of substance from solid to liquid

    120s
  • Q8

    What is the definition of Specific latent heat of fusion?

    Energy needed to change a substance from solid to liquid without temperature change.

    Thermal energy needed to change 1 kg of substance from liquid to gas without temperature change.

    Thermal energy needed to change 1 kg of substance from solid to liquid without temperature change.

    Thermal energy needed to change 1 kg of substance from solid to liquid

    120s
  • Q9

    An object with High value of heat capacity needs more time to cool down or heat up  because

    It needs to lose less energy (cooling) or absorb less energy (heating).

    It needs to lose more energy (cooling) or absorb less energy (heating).

    It needs to lose more energy (cooling) or absorb more energy (heating).

    120s
  • Q10

    Definition of transverse wave is

    Perpendicular to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    Movement of particles in the medium: parallel to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    parallel to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    Movement of particles in the medium: Perpendicular to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    120s
  • Q11

    Definition of longitudinal wave is

    Movement of particles in the medium: parallel to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    Perpendicular to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    Movement of particles in the medium: Perpendicular to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    parallel to the direction of propagation (movement) of wave

    120s
  • Q12

    which group shows examples of transverse waves?

    ultrasound, microwaves, infrared waves

    radio wave, microwaves, infrared waves

    water waves, microwaves, sound from radio

    120s
  • Q13

    Which is a definition of a crest?

    Lowest point reached by the particle from its neutral position

    The distance between two successive crests or two successive troughs

    Highest point reached by the particle from its neutral position

    The maximum displacement of the particle from its neutral position perpendicular to the direction of propagation

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  • Q14

    Which is a definition of wavelength?

    The maximum displacement of the particle from its neutral position perpendicular to the direction of propagation

    Lowest point reached by the particle from its neutral position

    The distance between two successive crests or two successive troughs

    Highest point reached by the particle from its neutral position

    120s
  • Q15

    What is the definition of frequency?

    The number of complete waves produced in one second.

    The distance moved by any part of the wave in one second

    The time taken to produce one complete wave.

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