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2. Dark, matte surfaces are poor absorbers and emitters of infrared radiation.

  • I am unsure.
  • False
  • True

3. Select an example of a thermal insulator.

  • I am unsure.
  • Aluminium
  • Wood
  • Iron

4. What is 'convection'?

  • I am unsure.
  • A type of heat transfer that occurs only in fluids.
  • A type of heat transfer that occurs only in gases.
  • A type of heat transfer that occurs only in solids.

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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