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A cup of hot coffee is placed on a metal table in a room. By which of the following methods does it lose heat?

A) conduction and convection only B) conduction and radiation only
C) convection and radiation only D) conduction, convection and radiation

Answer:   D) conduction, convection and radiation

Explanation:

Part of the heat is conducted away by the metal table. Convection currents in air near the surface of the coffee are set up which accounts for some heat loss. Heat is also lost by radiation from the hot coffee to the surroundings. Most of the heat is lost by the last method.

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The capacity of a pure capacitor is 1 farad. In D.C circuit, its effective resistance will be

A) Zero B) Infinite
C) 1 Ohm D) 1/2 Ohm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Infinite

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A convex mirror is used to form an image of a real object. The image

A) is diminished in size B) is erect
C) always lies between the pole and the focus D) all of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) all of the above

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The quality of sound produced by an instrument depends on the

A) Frequency B) Intensity
C) Number of overtones D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Number of overtones

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In the electrical circuit of a house, the fuse acts as

A) a load B) a thermopile
C) a safety device D) a step down device
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) a safety device

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The direction of heat flow between two objects depends on

A) Their masses B) Their heat contents
C) Their temperatures D) Whether they are in solid, liquid or gaseous state
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Their temperatures

Explanation:

Heat always flows from a body at higher temperature to a body at a lower temperature.

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