Consider the following statements:

  1. Water has high specific heat capacity of than ice
  2. Heat capacity of cooking oil is lower than the heat capacity of water

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
The hydrogen bonding between the molecules of water is higher than the bonding between the molecules of Oil. So it means that more heat energy is required to break the bonds of molecules of water

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