SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 574: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 574

15. When a gas undergoes an adiabatic compression its

A. temperature decreases.
B. temperature increases.
C. volume increases.
D. pressure decreases.
E. energy decreases.

Correct Answer: B


The correct answer is (B). As the gas undergoes air adiabatic compression, its temperature increases.

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