The evaporation of water increases under the following conditions :

(a) increase in temperature, decrease in surface area

(b) increase in surface area, decrease in temperature

(c) increase in surface area, rise in temperature

(d) increase in temperature, increase in surface area, addition of common salt

Correct Answer: (c) increase in surface area, rise in temperature

Explanation: When surface area increases and the temperature rises, evaporation of water also increases, because the area which is exposed to the outer atmosphere is more and increasing the temperature, leads to an increase in the kinetic energy, due to which the rate of evaporation also increases.

Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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