# Thermodynamics For Principles Of Engineering Quiz

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• 1.
Which of the below is not a type of heat transfer?
• A.

Conduction

• B.

• C.

Expansion

• D.

Convection

• 2.
All matter is composed of particles that are in constant, random motion.  Because of this motion, the particles have ? energy.
• 3.
The quantity that tells how hot or cold something is compared to a standard is ? and it is related to the average kinetic energy of a substance.
• 4.
The temperature scale that assigns 0 degrees to the freezing point of water and 100 degrees to the boiling point of water is the ? scale.
• 5.
The SI scale of temperature used in scientific research is the ? scale.
• 6.
If two objects are at the same temperature, the particles in both substances have the same ? kinetic energy.
• 7.
Nearly all forms of matter ? when heated due to the fact that the particles will move faster and tend to move farther apart, on the average.
• 8.
Which of the following is NOT a unit of heat?
• A.

Fahrenheit

• B.

Joule

• C.

Calorie

• D.

British thermal unit

• 9.
Besides kinetic energy, molecules have rotational kinetic energy, potential energy due to forces between molecules and more.  The total of all energies inside a substance is called ? energy.
• 10.
When heat flows from one object or substance to another it is in contact with, the substances are said to be in ? contact.
• 11.
When objects are in thermal contact, heat will flow until they are at the same temperature, a condition known as ? ?
• 12.
A thermometer comes to thermal equilibrium with whatever it is place in, therefore a thermometer actually registers its own temperature.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 13.
On the Fahrenheit scale, water freezes at ? degrees.
• A.

0

• B.

32

• C.

36

• D.

38

• 14.
On the Fahrenheit scale, water boils at ? degrees.
• A.

212

• B.

100

• C.

180

• D.

220

• 15.
Two strips of different metals, permanently bonded together, will curve when heated due to the different ? rates of the metals.
• 16.
The term for two metals bonded together that curve when heated is a ? strip.
• 17.
A device in the home that uses a bimetallic strip to turn on or to turn off the furnace is called a ?
• 18.
Which has more internal energy, a bathtub full of cool water or a cup of hot water?
• A.

Bathtub full of cool water

• B.

Cup of hot water

• 19.
If a piece of aluminum is placed in contact with both a bathtub full of cool water and a cup of hot water, which way will heat flow?
• A.

From the cup to the bathtub

• B.

From the bathtub to the cup

• 20.
If heat flows from a cup of hot water to a bathtub full of cool water, the water in the cup will have a loss in ? energy while the water in the tub will have an increase in ? energy.Write just one answer, it is the same for both question marks.
• A.

Thermal

• B.

Heat

• C.

Internal

• 21.
If heat flows from a cup of hot water to a bathtub full of cool water, the temperature gain of the water in the tub will be ? the temperature change of the water in the cup.
• A.

The same as (but opposite sign)

• B.

Greater than (but opposite sign) than

• C.

Smaller than (but opposite sign) than

• 22.
The transfer of heat between materials that are in direct contact is called ?
• 23.
Conduction takes place very easily in metals primarily because metals have very "loose" outer ? in their atoms that can drift through the metal and jostle other particles.
• 24.
A very poor conductor such as wood or styrofoam is known as an ? because they delay the transfer of heat.
• 25.
Air is a good conductor.
• A.

True

• B.

False

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