Thermal Physics & Electromagnetism
H. E. Smith Fall 2002
Physics 1B - Reading Quiz #2
A solid and a gas have similar molecular weights. The
of the solid will tend to be
A. less than that of the gas, because the gas molecules are not bound by intermolecular bonds.
B. the same as that of the gas.
C. greater than that of the gas because it takes heat to break the intermolecular bonds.
D. greater than that of the gas because the solid has more ways of storing internal energy.
E. unknown because it will depend most strongly on the atoms making up the molecules.
A pot of water is boiling on the stove on medium heat. You turn the heat to high; the water will
A. increase in temperature significantly.
B. increase the rate of vaporization significantly.
C. decrease the rate of evaporation slightly.
D. increase the temperature and decrease the rate of vaporization.
E. increase the temperature and increase the rate of vaporization. freeze.