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Chapter 3

Question:

Many mammals control their body temperature by sweating. Which property of water is mostdirectly responsible for the ability of sweat to lower body temperature?

A) water's change in density when it condenses

B) water's ability to dissolve molecules in the air

C) the release of heat by the formation of hydrogen bonds

D) the absorption of heat by the breaking of hydrogen bonds

E) water's high surface tension

Answer:

D) the absorption of heat by the breaking of hydrogen bonds
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Question: Many mammals control their body temperature by sweating. Which property of water is mostdirectly responsible for the ability of sweat to lower body temperature? A) water's change in density when it condenses B) water's ability to dissolve molecules in the air C) the release of heat by the formation of hydrogen bonds D) the absorption of heat by the breaking of hydrogen bonds E) water's high surface tension
Answer: D) the absorption of heat by the breaking of hydrogen bonds