Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics MCQs

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics MCQs

  1. The term “thermodynamics” comes from the Greek words ‘therme’and ‘dynamic which means _______.
  2. Heat power
  3. Heat transfer
  4. Heat energy
  5. Heat motion

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A

  1. The term “thermodynamics” was first used in 1849 in the publication of a
  2. Lord Kelvin
  3. William Rankine
  4. Rudolph Clausius
  5. Thomas Savery

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A

  1. The electrons in an atom which rotate about the nucleus possess what kind of energy?
  • Translational energy
  • Spin energy
  • Sensible energy
  • Rotational kinetic energy

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D

  1. The molecules of a gas moving through space with some velocity possess what kind of energy?
  2. Translational energy
  3. Spin energy
  4. Rotational kinetic energy
  5. none of the above

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A

  1. What form of energy refers to those a system possesses as a whole with respect to some outside reference frame, such as potential and kinetic energies?
  2. External energy
  3. The microscopic form of energy
  4. Internal energy
  5. A macroscopic form of energy

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D

  1. What type of system energy is related to the molecular structure of a system?
  2. Macroscopic form of energy
  3. Internal energy
  4. Microscopic form of energy
  5. External energy

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C

  1. The sum of all the microscopic form of energy is called _____.
  2. Total energy
  3. Phase energy
  4. System energy
  5. Internal energy

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D

  1. What does the tem “uniform” meanss?
  2. No change in volume
  3. No change with time
  4. No change with location
  5. No change with mass

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C

  1. What is a process during which the specific volume remains constant?
  2. Isobaric process
  3. Isothermal process
  4. Isochoric or isometric process
  5. Isovolumetric process

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C

  1. What is a process during which the pressure remains constant?
  2. Isometric process
  3. Isothermal process
  4. Isochoric process
  5. Isobaric process

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D

  1. What is a process with identical end states called?
  2. phase
  3. Path
  4. Cycle
  5. Either path or phase

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C

  1. How many independent properties are required to completely fix the equilibrium state of a gaseous compound state?
  2. 4
  3. 3
  4. 2
  5. 1

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C