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2. Light, shiny surfaces are good absorbers and emitters of infrared radiation.

  • False
  • True
  • I am unsure.

3. The greater the temperature difference between an warm object and its cold surroundings...

  • I am unsure.
  • The greater the amount of heat loss.
  • There'll be a small amount of heat loss occurring.

4. What are 'thermal insulators'?

  • Poor conductors of heat.
  • Excellent conductors of heat.
  • I am unsure.

5. Why can't convection can't take place in solids?

  • I am unsure.
  • Because the particles are fixed and unable to move past each other.
  • Because convection can only happen in hot conditions.

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