The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a body is

Jamb 1978

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a body is

A. thermal energy

B. thermal conduction

C. heat lost

D. specific heat capacity

E. thermal capacity

ANSWER: Option  E

EXPLANATION: Specific heat is the amount of heat energy required by a unit of mass of a substance to raise its temperature through1℃ or 1 k. On the other hand, heat capacity is the amount of heat energy required by a substance to raise its temperature by 1℃ or 1 K.

I hope you see why the answer is not option D? 

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