P1.1 AQA Physics Test

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  • Created on: 31-03-16 13:48

1. How does the temperature of an object affect the rate at which it emits infared radiation ?

  • The higher the temperature the greater it emits infared.
  • The Lower the temperature the greater it emits infared.
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2. Why are saucepans often made of metal with wooden handles ?

  • Metal is a good conduction of heat so can heat up the food quickly & the wooden handle is a poor conductor of heat so you don't burn yourself
  • The metal is a good conductor of heat and so is wood so it cooks your food quicker
  • Metal is a bad conductor of heat so less likely to burn yourself

3. Why does a solid have a fixed volume ?

  • All the particles are held together in fixed positions
  • Solid particles move around so the volume stays the same
  • Solids don't move and they are hard

4. Why is a painted object dull black colour better for absorbing energy

  • A dull black colour absorbs energy much quicker
  • It slowly absorbs energy

5. Why are houses in hot countries often painted white ?

  • It makes them look pretty
  • They reflect heat and sun
  • They absorb heat and sun

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