Which condition out of the following will increase the evaporation of water?
(a) Increase in temperature of water.
(b) Decrease in temperature of water.
(c) Less exposed surface area of water.
(d) Adding common salt to water.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 9

Correct Answer: (a) Increase in temperature of water.

Explanation: An increase in the temperature of water increases the kinetic energy of the water which will make more particles attain enough energy to convert into the vapour state. This is how an increase in temperature favours evaporation. 

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