Classic Quiz

Pressure Temperature & Heat Transfer Quiz

Published on 03 Apr 2020  |  Last Updated 03 Apr 2020

by Nitroquiz Official

Physics is a broad subject, there are so many branches and sub-routines with all of their own laws and principles. Thermodynamics is one such branch where we study heat and temperature, their movement and what's the difference between both of them. There's also so much more.

This is just a general science quiz mostly based on the everyday applications of these above-mentioned topics. These questions are very common and are asked frequently in exams. Also, make sure to complete the quiz to understand the topic in detail.


1. Which instrument is used to measure the pressure of a Gas?

A. Hygrometer
B. Manometer
C. Chronometer
D. Thermometer

2. Which device is used to sense the temperature of a physical system and take action to maintain it?

A. Pyrometer
B. Thermostat
C. Heater
D. Thermometer

3. The SI unit of pressure is?

A. Newton
B. Kelvin
C. Candela
D. Pascal

4. Which of the following is a metric unit of pressure exactly equal to 100,000 Pa?

A. Bar
B. Mercury
C. Newton
D. Atmosphere

5. What will happen to the room temperature if you leave the door of a refrigerator open for a few hours?

A. Room temperature increases
B. Room temperature decreases
C. Room temperature drops to absolute zero
D. Room temperature remains same

6. Why does a block of wood feel warmer than a block of Iron when touched bare hands?

A. Wood is lighter than iron
B. Wood is bad conductor of electricity
C. Iron is good conductor of heat
D. Iron is good conductor of electricity

7. Hydraulic breaks in automobiles work on which of the following principles?

A. Bernoulli's Theorem
B. Magnus Effect
C. Pascal's Law
D. Archimedes Principle

8. The color of a star in a night sky is actually an indication of which of its properties?

A. Mass
B. Area
C. Temperature
D. Gravity

9. How much degree celsius is equivalent to absolute zero in the temperature scale?

A. 0˚ Celsius
B. 100˚ Celsius
C. -100˚ Celsius
D. -273˚ Celsius

10. At what temperature does the water have the highest density?

A. 0˚ Celsius
B. 100˚ Celsius
C. -40˚ Celsius
D. 4˚ Celsius

11. At what temperature water has the least volume?

A. 0˚ Celsius
B. 100˚ Celsius
C. -100˚ Celsius
D. 4˚ Celsius

12. The boiling point of water is?

A. 0˚ Celsius
B. 100˚ Celsius
C. 50˚ Celsius
D. 4˚ Celsius

13. An insulated storage or a flask that greatly lengthens the time over which its contents remains hotter or cooler is known as

A. Pressure Cooker
B. Vacuum Flask
C. Bottle
D. Refrigerator

14. The production and behavior of materials at very low temperatures is studied under

A. Kinematics
B. Fluid Mechanics
C. Cryogenics
D. Mechanics

15. At what temperature does the Celsius scale and the Fahrenheit scale display the same reading?

A. 0˚
B. 20˚
C. -40˚
D. 100˚

16. Which of the following devices is used to measure or sense temperature from a distance?

A. Thermometer
B. Manomter
C. Thermocouple
D. Pyrometer

17. Which of the following instruments is used to measure the relative humidity?

A. Hygrometer
B. Hydrometer
C. Lactometer
D. Barometer

18. What kind of weather does it indicate when the reading of a barometer drops suddenly?

A. Heavy Rainfall
B. Stormy Weather
C. Hot Weather
D. Cold Weather

19. Why does water boils at a temperature lower than 100-degree celsius on high altitude areas?

A. Due to decreased atmospheric pressure
B. Due to increased atmospheric pressure
C. Due to no atmospheric pressure
D. Due to low temperature

20. What happens to the pressure when gradually moving to high altitude areas?

A. Atmospheric pressure increases
B. Atmospheric pressure remains
C. Atmospheric pressure decreases
D. Atmospheric pressure becomes zero

21. What does an air conditioner do?

A. Maintains temperature and pressure
B. Maintains temperature and humidity
C. Maintains humidity
D. Maintains pressure

22. The force applied over a unit area is known as

A. Temperature
B. Balanced Force
C. Pressure
D. Acceleration

23. What is the average body temperature of a healthy man?

A. 100˚ Celsius
B. 0˚ Celsius
C. 37˚ Celsius
D. 25˚ Celsius

24. What is the temperature of the Sun's photosphere?

A. 6000˚ Celsius
B. 1000˚ Celsius
C. 1200˚ Celsius
D. 800˚ Celsius

25. The amount of energy absorbed or released by a substance during a change in its physical state without any effect in its temperature is called?

A. Triple Point
B. Transformational Energy
C. Enthalpy of fusion
D. Latent Heat

26. What is the freezing point of mercury?

A. 0˚ Celsius
B. 20˚ Celsius
C. -39˚ Celsius
D. 4˚ Celsius

27. Why are woolen clothes more preferred than cotton clothes in winter?

A. They absorb heat
B. The retain heat well
C. They release heat
D. They look cool

28. How will the solubility of sugar in the water be affected when the solution is heated up?

A. Solubility Increases
B. Solubility Decreases
C. Solubility Remains Same
D. Solubility fluctuates

29. The process of transfer of heat through the movement of fluid between areas of different temperature is known as?

A. Radiation
B. Conduction
C. Convection
D. Transfusion

30. Which device is used to transform heat energy into electricity?

A. Thermostat
B. Thermometer
C. Thermal Powerplant
D. Thermopile

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