Practice Problems
Confined Gases
Directions:
On this worksheet you will be examining properties of a confined ideal gas.
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Question 1
Use the following information for question 1-6 on this worksheet.
An enclosed gas of 120 grams of argon gas (M = 40) follows the process 1
2
3 as shown.
T
_{1}
= 33ºC and T
_{2}
= 658ºC
.
How many moles of helium are present in the container?
1.5 moles
6 moles
0.75 moles
3 moles
12 moles
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Question 2
In which process was heat removed from the gas?
no heat was ever removed during the cycle
3
1
2
3
1
2
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Question 3
What is the value of T
_{3}
?
931.0 K
385.0 K
306.0 K
620.7 K
1396.5 K
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Question 4
If P
_{1}
equals 160 kPa, then what is the value of P
_{2}
?
320 kPa
3190 kPa
433 kPa
487 kPa
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Question 5
What is the value of V
_{1}
?
2.1 x 10
^{1}
m
^{3}
4.77 x 10
^{-2}
m
^{3}
5.22 x 10
^{-1}
m
^{3}
1.91 x 10
^{3}
m
^{3}
5.14 x 10
^{-3}
m
^{3}
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Question 6
In which process was no work done on or by the gas?
1
2
2
3
3
1
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Question 7
The final three questions do
NOT
refer to the PV diagram shown in
Question #1
.
33 joules of heat energy are transferred to a sample of gas along path AC. As a result, the internal energy of the gas
remains unchanged
increases by exactly 33 J
increases by more than 33 J
increases by less than 33 J
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Question 8
9.0 grams of water vapor (M = 18.0) are confined in a cylindrical container having a movable, yet 'snuggly-fitting,' lid that slides up and down to accommodate changes in pressure and volume. What is the average velocity of a water molecule (H
_{2}
O) in the container if the vapor is at room temperature (23ºC)?
16.5 m/sec
522.7 m/sec
739.2 m/sec
412.0 m/sec
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Question 9
While the temperature of the gas remains at 23ºC, the volume of the container is 0.066 m
^{3}
. If the surface area of the lid of the container is 0.2 m
^{2}
then what is the magnitude of the force exerted against the lid by the gas molecules?
3.1 x 10
^{-21}
N
none of the numerical
values given are correct
2.23 x 10
^{-23}
N
1.24 x 10
^{-23}
AN
6.19 x 10
^{-23}
N
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