 # To Determine Specific Heat Capacity of a Given Solid by Method of Mixtures - Physics Practical Class 11 Viva Questions with Answers

1. What is specific heat capacity?
2. Answer. It is defined as the capacity is defined as the quantity of heat needed for one gram of substance at 1℃.

3. What are the parameters on which heat capacity depends.
4. Answer. Heat capacity is not constant and depends on various parameters like volume, temperature, and pressure.

5. Define the heat capacity of copper?
6. Answer. The specific heat capacity of copper is 0.385 J/g-K and it is very low.

7. What is a Hypsometer?
8. Answer: Hypsometer is an instrument designed to calculate the boiling point of water at a given altitude.

9. What is the International System of Units (SI) of specific heat capacity?
10. Answer. Joule per kelvin per kilogram or J⋅kg−1⋅K−1

11. What is calorimetry?
12. Answer. Calorimetry is the process of calculating the amount of heat released or absorbed during a chemical reaction.

13. Is the heat loss seen in conduction, convection, and radiation?
14. Answer. Yes, heat loss is seen in conduction, convection, and radiation.

15. What is the formula to calculate specific heat capacity?
16. Answer. Q = C m ∆t.

17. What is the specific heat capacity of water?
18. Answer: The specific heat capacity of water is 4.2 J/g per Celsius degree or 1 calory per gram per Celsius degree.

19. Define heat capacity.
20. Answer. Heat capacity is defined as the ratio of heat absorbed by a material to the temperature change.