# Specific Heat Capacity - General Chemistry - Solved Quiz, Exercises for Chemistry. Alliance University

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Description: This is short quiz. Answers are given in empty space. This solved quiz of chemistry includes: Specific Heat Capacity, Quantity of Heat Required, Initial Temperature, Sample of Graphite, Sample of Water, Heat Capacity of Lead, Equilibrium Temperature, Heat Changes
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1. The specific heat capacity of aluminum is 0.900 J/g·K. What quantity of heat is
required to heat 5.60 kg of aluminum from 20.0 °C to 358.7 °C?
2. The initial temperature of a 215-g sample of graphite (c = 0.720 J/g·K) is -82.1 °C. If
the sample absorbs 15.2 kJ of heat, what is its final temperature?
3. What is the mass of a sample of water (c = 4.184 J/g·K) that loses 340 J of heat
energy in cooling from 50.0 °C to 20.0 °C?
4. A 26.47-g piece of lead, initially at 89.98 °C, is dropped into 100. g of water at
22.50 °C. When the system reaches equilibrium, the temperature is 23.17 °C. What
is the specific heat capacity of lead?
5. A piece of gold (c = 0.129 J/g·K) with a mass of 14.7 g is heated in boiling water to
99.5 °C and then dropped into a calorimeter containing 30.0 g of water at 19.6 °C.
What equilibrium temperature will the system reach?
6. Using the information in Appendix IIB, calculate °
Δrxn
H for each of these reactions:
a. CH4(g) + 2 O2(g) CO2(g) + 2 H2O(l)
b. 2 CO(g) + O2(g) 2 CO2(g)
c. 2 Al(s) + Fe2O3(s) 2 Fe(s) + Al2O3(s)
d. 3 N2H4(l) 4 NH3(g) + N2(g)
7. Use your answers to question 6 to calculate the heat changes for the following:
a. the combustion of 5.00 g of methane, CH4
b. the decomposition of 31.2 g of carbon dioxide (from reaction 6b)
c. the complete reaction of 4.60 kg of aluminum
d. the formation of 91.7 g of hydrazine, N2H4
Answers: 1) 1.71 MJ 2) 289.3 K or 16.1 °C 3) 2.71 g 4) 0.158 J/g·K 5) 20.8 °C
6) a) -890.4 kJ/mol b) -566.0 kJ/mol c) -850.2 kJ/mol d) -335.5 kJ/mol
7) a) -277.5 kJ b) 201 kJ c) -72500 kJ d) 330.4 kJ
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