| ERTH 535:
Planetary Climate Change
| Pre-class Quiz #4:
Heat Capacity and Specific Heat
Dept. of Earth & Climate Sci.
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Description: The questions below address material relevant to understanding heat capacity and specific heat. It is based on the handout, "Heat Capacity and Specific Heat" (PDF file).
(1) Multiple Choice. Heat Capacity. What determines the heat capacity of an object? (Pick the one best answer.)
(2) Multiple Choice. Specific Heat. What determines the specific heat of an object? (Pick the one best answer.)