# Answer to Question #7204 in Molecular Physics | Thermodynamics for David Essien

Question #7204
1Which of the following helps to determine whether a body will be in thermal equilibrium with another body?

thermal energy

zeroth law of thermodynamics

numerical scale

first law of thermal thermodynamics

2A thermocouple works on the principle of --------------------

variation of e.m.f with temperature

variation of volume with temperature

variation of pressure with temperature
variation of resistance with temperature

3The fundamental interval of a thermometric scale refers to ---------------------

triple point of water

difference between upper and lower fixed points

ratio of the upper to the lower fixed point

temperature of steam at standard atmospheric pressure

4The ice and steam points on a thermometer correspond to X and 50mm respectively. A temperature of 60degree celcius corresponds to 52mm on the thermometer. Calculate the value of X

4 mm

8 mm

10 mm
20 mm

5A railway line is laid with 10m length of rail on a day when the temperature is 2:50oC . There is a gap of 0.5cm between the rails. Find the temperature at which the gap will close.

27:00oC

32:50oC

41:70oC

44:20oC

6In an experiment involing an ideal gas the pressure (P) of the gas is plotted against the reciprocal of the volume ( 1/V ) of the gas at constant temperature. The graph is------------

a straight line with negative slope and intercepts on both axes

a straight line with a positive slope and passes through the origin
a curve which is asymptotic to both axes

a parabolic curve

7A platinium resistance thermometer has resistance of 52.5 ohms and 9.75 ohms at 0 degrees celcius and 100 degrees celcius respectively. When the resistance is 8.25 ohms, find the temperature

63:6oC

66:7oC

75:0oC

84:6oC

8The choice of thermometric liquids in a thermometer should depend on the following properties except:

must be opaque

must have a low melting point

must have a high specific heat capacity

must have a high coefficient of expansion

9A square plate of side 10 cm is made of a metal of linear expansivity 2&Acirc;10&Agrave;5 /K. As the plate is heated from 30o C to 100o , the area of one face of the plate will increase to -------------

105:6cm2

104:2cm2

102:8cm2

101:4cm2

10The equation PaVbTc=constant reduce to Boyle&rsquo;s law if

a=1,b=0,c=0

a=1,b=1,c=0

a=0,b=0,c=1

a=1,b=1,c=1

11The product of pressure (P) and volume (V) has the dimension or unit of ---------------------------

force

power

impulse

work

12The S.I unit of heat capacity is -------------------

joules

joule per kilogramme
joule per Kelvin

kilogramme per joule

13The process by which a substance changes directly from solid state to gaseous state at any temperature is called

Van der Waals process
sublimation

Newton&rsquo;s law of cooling
evaporation

14A gas occupies a certain volume at 27 degree celcius.If it is heated at constant pressure, its volume is exactly doubled at a temperature of ----------------------

54 degrees celcius

219 degrees celcius
327 degrees celcius
600 degree celcius

15If the specific heat capacity of water initially is 4:2&Acirc;103 per kg per K and g=10m=s2 , the difference in temperature of water between the top and bottom of a 210 m high water fall is ----------

0:05oC

0:5oC

1:0oC

4:2oC

16A person suffers a more severe burn from steam than from boiling water because -------------------

steam is at higher temperature than boiling water

steam spreads more easily over the skin than boiling water

steam penetrates more deeply into the skin than boiling water

steam possesses greater heat energy per unit mass than boiling water at the same temperature

17A change of state is often accompanied by a change in (I) temperature (II) density (III) internal energy (IV) mass. Which of these is correct?

I and II

II and III

III and IV
I and IV

18When the pressure of the vapour on top of an enclosed liquid is equal to the pressure of the atmosphere, the liquid is at its ---------

boiling point

dew point

freezing point
melting point

19One of these is NOT a factor that can affect the rate of evaporation

temperature

pressure

volume of liquid
air dryness

20The Van der Waals equation for real gases is given as

p+av2=RT

(p+aV2)b=RT

(P&Agrave;aV2)b=RT

(P+aV2)(V&Agrave;b)=RT
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