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Mini-Quiz: Thermodynamics

By Ron Kurtus (revised 8 November 2014)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Does work create thermal energy?

Thermal energy creates heat

There is an equivalence between them

There is an equivalence between temperatures

2. Can energy be destroyed?

Not unless it is heat energy

Yes, as seen in a refrigerator

No, it can be converted into another form

3. What temperature should your water bed be?

Slightly higher than body temperature

Exactly room temperature

Near the boiling point of water

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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