Ch04TBAns - CHAPTER 4 HEAT, TEMPERATURE, AND ATMOSPHERIC...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 4 HEAT, TEMPERATURE, AND ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION __________________________________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1. Heat is defined as a. the equivalent of temperature. b. a measure of the average kinetic molecular activity of a substance. c. the name given to the energy transferred between objects at different temperatures. d. the coldness or hotness of a substance. *c. the name given to the energy transferred between objects at different temperatures. 2. Temperature is defined as a. the equivalent of heat. b. a measure of the average kinetic energy of the individual atoms or molecules composing a substance. c. how hot or cold it is. d. the total kinetic energy of the atoms or molecules composing a substance. e. None of the above is correct. *b. a measure of the average kinetic energy of the individual atoms or molecules composing a substance. 3. As long as there is no change in phase of a substance, temperature is ______ proportional to the addition of heat. a. directly b. inversely *a. directly 4. The Fahrenheit temperature scale a. is the international standard for most scientific purposes. b. has the numerical convenience of a 100-degree interval between the freezing and boiling points of pure water. c. is still commonly used in weather reports and forecasts in the United States. d. begins at absolute zero. e. is the same as the Kelvin scale. *c. is still commonly used in weather reports and forecasts in the United States. 5. The freezing point of pure water at sea-level is ______ o F or ______ o C. a. 0.....32 b. 212.....100 c. 32.....0 *c. 32.....0 6. The boiling point of pure water at sea-level is ______ o F or ______ o C. a. 0.....32 b. 100.....212 c. 212.....100 *c. 212.....100 7. On the absolute temperature scale, the freezing point of pure water at sea-level is ______ K. a. b. 273.15 c. 100 d. 32 e. 67 *b. 273.15 8. Absolute zero is the temperature at which a. all molecular and submolecular activity ceases. b. no electromagnetic radiation is emitted. c. ice begins to vaporize. d. snow begins to melt. e. liquid water begins to vaporize. *b. no electromagnetic radiation is emitted. 9. In localities where winter temperatures drop below -40 o C, the liquid in a liquid-in-glass thermometer must be a. water. b. alcohol. c. oxygen. d. mercury. e. nitrogen. *b. alcohol. 10. An increment of 1 Celsius degree corresponds precisely to an increment of a. 1 Fahrenheit degree. b. 1 kelvin....
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Ch04TBAns - CHAPTER 4 HEAT, TEMPERATURE, AND ATMOSPHERIC...

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