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The moving away of molecules close to a source of heat and of those molecules which are away from the source of heat towards the source is called ____________.


  1. Convection

  2. Diffusion

  3. Explosion

  4. Conduction


Solution

The correct option is A

Convection


Convection is heat transfer by mass motion of a fluid such as air or water when the heated fluid is caused to move away from the source of heat, carrying energy with it. Convection above a hot surface occurs because hot air expands, becomes less dense, and rises.

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