During summer, water kept in an earthen pot becomes cool because of the phenomenon of
  1. diffusion
  2. transpiration
  3. osmosis
  4. evaporation

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 9

Correct Answer: (d) evaporation

Explanation: During summer, water kept in an earthen pot becomes cool because of the phenomenon of evaporation. The earthen pot (pitcher) has a large number of tiny pores in its walls and some of the water molecules continuously keep seeping through these pores to outside the pot.

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:29:14

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