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Daniel Rutherford: Quiz


Question 1: When Joseph Black was studying the properties of ________, he found that a candle would not burn in it.
Carbon dioxideCarbon cycleCarbon sinkGreenhouse gas

Question 2: Professor Daniel Rutherford (3 November 1749 – 15 November 1819) was a Scottish chemist and physician who is most famous for the isolation of ________ in 1772.

Question 3: Afterwards, he burned ________ in that, until it would not burn.

Question 4: Rutherford called the ________ (which we now know would have consisted primarily of nitrogen) “noxious air” or “phlogisticated air”.
TemperatureSpecific heat capacityGasThermodynamic temperature


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