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1-8-Temperature Conversions
Chapter
West Virginia University
Dr. Robert Belford




Question 1
Ethanol is the active ingredient in alcoholic beverages and boils at 173.3oF. What is its boiling point in degrees Celsius?
(A)  140 oC
(B)  67.3 oC
(C)  78.5 oC
(D)  -78.5 oC
 
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Question 2
What is the boiling point of ethanol in degrees Kelvin, use result of question 1.
(A)  -194.7 K
(B)  351.65 K
(C)  351.7 K
(D)  351 K
 
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Question 3
O K is called abolute zero and is the coldest temperature matter can theoretical reach. What is absolute zero in degrees Fahrenheit?
(A)  523 oF
(B)  -523 oF
(C)  -170 oF
(D)  -460 oF
 
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Question 4
Acetic acid is the active ingredient in vinegar. Pure acetic acid is called glacial acetic acid because it is often frozen at room temperature. What is the freezing point of acetic acid in degrees Fahrenheit if it is 16.6oC?
(A)  57.9oF
(B)  61.9oF
(C)  32.0oF
(D)  88.6oF
 
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Question 5
If you add salt to water you lower its freezing point. OoF is the lowest temperature liquid water can be lowered to by adding salt. What is this temperature in degrees Kelvin?
(A)  0 K
(B)  255 K
(C)  46 K
(D)  212 K
 
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