Heat Questions - GCSE Level

Q8. The diagram shows an outdoor pizza oven.

(a) A solid biofuel is used to heat the oven. Name one solid biofuel.

[1 mark]

(b) The pizza oven is made of concrete. The mass of the concrete is 250 kg.

Given that concrete has a specific heat capacity of 880 J / kg °C, calculate the temperature increase when 8.36 × 107 J of energy are transferred to the concrete

[2 marks]

(c) The pizza oven is designed to stay hot for at least two hours. Describe how each of the four labelled design features helps to ensure that the pizza oven stays hot for at least two hours.

[4 marks]

(7 marks total)