Fundamentals of Physics Study Set 2

Physics & Astronomy

Quiz 18 :

Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics

Quiz 18 :

Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics

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Fahrenheit and Kelvin scales agree numerically at a reading of:
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A balloon is filled with cold air and placed in a warm room.It is NOT in thermal equilibrium with the air of the room until
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Suppose object C is in thermal equilibrium with object A and with object B.The zeroth law of thermodynamics states:
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When two gases separated by a diathermal wall are in thermal equilibrium with each other:
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If the zeroth law of thermodynamics were not valid, which of the following could not be considered a property of an object?
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A thermometer indicates 98.6C.It may be:
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The zeroth law of thermodynamics allows us to define
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In constructing a thermometer it is NECESSARY to use a substance that:
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A Kelvin thermometer and a Fahrenheit thermometer both give the same reading for a certain sample.The corresponding Celsius temperature is:
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When a certain constant volume gas thermometer is in thermal contact with water at its triple point (273.16 K)the pressure is 6.30 104 Pa.For this thermometer a kelvin corresponds to a change in pressure of about:
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There is a temperature at which the reading on the Kelvin scale is numerically:
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Which one of the following statements is true?
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If two objects are in thermal equilibrium with each other
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The diagram shows four thermometers, labeled W, X, Y, and Z.The freezing and boiling points of water are indicated.Rank the thermometers according to the size of a degree on their scales, smallest to largest. img
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The "triple point" of a substance is that point for which the temperature and pressure are such that:
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What is the limiting low temperature of a physical object?
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The international standard thermometer is kept:
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Room temperature is about 20 degrees on the:
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A constant-volume gas thermometer is used to measure the temperature of an object.When the thermometer is in contact with water at its triple point (273 K)the pressure in the thermometer is 8.50 104 Pa.When it is in contact with the object the pressure is 9.65 104 Pa.The temperature of the object is:
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Constant-volume gas thermometers using different gases all indicate nearly the same temperature when in contact with the same object if:
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