Question

Specific heat of a gas undergoing adiabatic change is:

Solution

Correct option is

Zero

 

For a gas undergoing adiabatic change,

                   Q = 0 but ∆T ≠ 0   

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SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

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

Q2

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:   

Q3

Mercury thermometers can be used to measure temperatures up to:

Q4

Which of the following is the smallest temperature?

Q5

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

Q6

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:   

Q7

Which of the following has the highest specific heat? 

Q8

Which of the following has the highest specific heat? 

Q9

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

Q10

Which of the following produces more servere burns?