Oct '12
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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    A student examines two non-identical objects and measures their temperatures. Object A has a temperature of 70 °C while Object B has a temperature of 85 °C. The student concludes that Object B contains more heat energy. Which of the following correctly assesses the student's conclusion?

     

    A

    The student's conclusion is correct because hotter objects contain more heat energy than colder objects.

    B

    The student's conclusion is correct because hotter objects do not always contain more heat energy than colder objects.

    C

    The student's conclusion is incorrect because hotter objects contain more heat energy than colder objects.

    D

    The student's conclusion is incorrect because hotter objects do not always contain more heat energy than colder objects.




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