# Chapter 13: Temperature And Kinetic Theory

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 285  Settings  • 1.
When the engine of your car heats up, the spark plug gap will
• A.

Increase.

• B.

Decrease.

• C.

Remain unchanged.

• D.

Decrease at first and then increase later, so that the two effects cancel once the engine reaches operating temperature.

• 2.
The coefficient of linear expansion for aluminum is 1.8 * 10^(-6) (C°)^(-1). What is its coefficient of volume expansion?
• A.

9.0 * 10^(-6) (C°)^(-1)

• B.

5.8 * 10^(-18) (C°)^(-1)

• C.

5.4 * 10^(-6) (C°)^(-1)

• D.

3.6 * 10^(-6) (C°)^(-1)

• 3.
The surface water temperature on a large, deep lake is 3°C. A sensitive temperature probe is lowered several meters into the lake. What temperature will the probe record?
• A.

A temperature warmer than 3°C

• B.

A temperature less than 3°C

• C.

A temperature equal to 3°C

• D.

There is not enough information to determine.

• 4.
Which temperature scale never gives negative temperatures?
• A.

Kelvin

• B.

Fahrenheit

• C.

Celsius

• D.

All of the above

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