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Carnot cycle: Quiz


Question 1: The Carnot cycle is a particular ________ proposed by Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot in 1824 and expanded by Benoit Paul Émile Clapeyron in the 1830s and 40s.
Hot air engineInternal combustion engineThermodynamic cycleHeat engine

Question 2: So Equation 3 gives the efficiency of any reversible ________.
Hot air engineHeat engineStirling engineHeat regenerative cyclone engine

Question 3: In the process of going through this cycle, the system may perform work on its surroundings, thereby acting as a ________.
Heat engineStirling engineHot air engineHeat regenerative cyclone engine

Question 4: A system undergoing a Carnot cycle is then a (hypothetical) ________.
EntropyCarnot cycleCarnot heat engineNicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot

Question 5: The system may be worked upon by an external force, and in the process, it can transfer thermal energy from a cooler system to a warmer one, thereby acting as a ________ rather than a heat engine.
Air conditionerHeat pumpVapor-compression refrigerationEcoCute


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