Question

A liquid is being converted into vapours at its bp; the specific heat of liquid at this temperature will be:

Solution

Correct option is

Infinite

 

As in the process of conversion of liquid into vapours at its bp, temperature remains constant; hence    

                          

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The Fahrenheit and Kelvin scales of temperature will give the same reading at:

Q2

The temperature of substance increases by 27oC. On the Kelvin scale this increase is equal to:   

Q3

A centigrade and a Fahrenheit thermometer are dipped in boiling water. The water temperature is lowered until the Fahrenheit thermometer registers 140o. What is the fall in temperature as registered by the Centigrade thermometer:   

Q4

Mercury thermometers can be used to measure temperatures up to:

Q5

Which of the following is the smallest temperature?

Q6

The temperature at which the reading of a Fahrenheit thermometer will be double that of Centigrade thermometer is:

Q7

In a resistance thermometer the resistances at 0oC and 100oC are 6.74 and 7.74 ohm respectively. The temperature corresponding to 6.53 ohm resistance is:   

Q8

Which of the following has the highest specific heat? 

Q9

Which of the following has the highest specific heat? 

Q10

Specific heat of a gas undergoing adiabatic change is: