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Water kept in an earthen pot is less cool on rainy days than in summer because during the rainy days 

A) the pores in the pot are closed B) rain water stops oozing out from the pores
C) the water that oozes out does not evaporate quickely because of the large percent age of moisture in the air D) surface of the pot becomes damp

Answer:   C) the water that oozes out does not evaporate quickely because of the large percent age of moisture in the air

Explanation:

To evaporate the water that oozes out, heat is required. Part of this heat is taken from the water inside which therefore become cool. Therefore (C) is correct. Here evaporation is less, so cooling too is less.

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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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