SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Water stored in earthenware cools because:

    A)  Earthenware absorbs heat from water

    B)  Earthenware has high heat capacity

    C)  Water oozing out of the pores evaporates

    D)  Earthenware is a good radiator of heat

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] A pot made of mud and has many minute pores (extremely small holes). No matter how tightly you pack the mud, these pores remain. It is through these pores that the water, placed inside the pot, oozes out. Now, to evaporate, the water needs to absorb heat, which will change it to vapour.

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