Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
2. How does the water kept in an earthen pot(matka) become cool during summer.

Question:

How does the water kept in an earthen pot(matka) become cool during summer.

Answer:

The earthen pot has many small holes by which water leaks and evaporates from the surface of earthern pot. The required latent heat for evaporation is obtained from the water. Water loses heat and water becomes cool.

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