# How Hot Are They, Really? Hotter Than You Think.

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The sun bakes things sitting outside all day. We decided to find out how hot different items were on a 100F day in July near AccuWeather headquarters.

• 1.

• A.

183

• B.

149

• C.

136

B. 149
• 2.

• A.

143

• B.

123

• C.

133

A. 143
• 3.

• A.

139

• B.

129

• C.

132

C. 132
• 4.

• A.

130

• B.

140

• C.

120

A. 130
• 5.

### How hot is a light-colored car?

• A.

146

• B.

136

• C.

151

B. 136
Explanation
A light-colored car is not as hot as a dark-colored car because light colors reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat. Therefore, the temperature of a light-colored car is relatively lower. The given answer of 136 suggests that the light-colored car is moderately warm, but not excessively hot.

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• 6.

### How hot is a dark-colored car?

• A.

157

• B.

178

• C.

168

C. 168
Explanation
Dark-colored cars tend to absorb more heat from the sun compared to lighter-colored cars. This is because dark colors absorb more light and convert it into heat energy. Therefore, a dark-colored car would be hotter than a lighter-colored car when exposed to the same amount of sunlight. The correct answer, 168, may represent a temperature measurement in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius, indicating the increased heat absorbed by a dark-colored car.

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