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Heat is ____________ energy that is transferred from one object at a certain temperature to another at a different temperature.
a) kinetic
b) thermal
c) solar
d) electromagnetic

All objects emit ______________ radiation.
a) electromagnetic
b) kinetic
c) thermal
d) solar

Water makes a good coolant because it has a ___________.
a) high specific heat
b) high boiling point
c) low specific heat
d) low freezing point

When a cold can of soda is insulated, the heat flow into the can on a hot day _______________.
a) increases
b) decreases
c) stays the same
d) both b and c

When a pot of water is put on a stove, the water at the top gets hot primarily by __________.
a) radiation
b) conduction
c) convection
d) condensation

A liquid thermometer works because liquid ____________ when warmed.
a) expands
b) contracts
c) solidifies
d) condenses

The thermal energy of an object is _______________.
a) its potential energy
b) its average kinetic energy
c) its potential energy minus its kinetic energy
d) its kinetic energy plus its potential energy

Heat is thermal energy transferred from one object to another because of a difference in ___________.
a) mass
b) temperature
c) volume
d) potential energy

Fast food restaurants keep food hot with infrared lamps. The heat is transferred to the food by ______________.
a) condensation
b) conduction
c) convection
d) radiation

Temperature is a measure of ___________ of the particles in an object.
a) the difference between the potential and kinetic energy
b) the sum of the potential and kinetic energy
c) the average potential energy
d) the average kinetic energy

The lowest posssible temperature is
a) 0
b) -273 F
c) 0 K
d) -273 K

Most materials _____________ when they are heated.
a) condense
b) freeze
c) expand
d) contract

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