Make up a multiple-choice question that would test a classmate’s understanding of the distinction between conduction and convection. Make another in which the term ?radiation? is the correct answer.
Solution 56E 1. Question An iron rod is heated at one end and after a while, the other end will get hot too. Which heat transfer process is involved here (a) Radiation, (b) Conduction, (c) onvection 2. Question Sunlight enters the earth’s atmosphere and warms the earth’s surface. Through which mechanism does the sunlight come to the earth (a) Convection, (b) Conduction, (c) Radiation 3. If a liquid vessel is warmed from the bottom, heat transfers to the whole liquid and it becomes hot. Which heat transfer mechanism is involved here (a) Conduction (b) adiation (c) onvection