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26-07-2021 Physics

Q. Pressure Cooker cooks faster because

A. Boiling point decreases with rise of pressure
B. It cooks the food at low pressure
C. Higher temperature is attained for cooking
D. The material of the cooker is a good conductor


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Commented on 2021-07-26 11:25:12 (IST)
Answer : C

Explanation : Food is cooked more quickly in a pressure cooker because at the higher pressure (1 bar/15 psi), the boiling point of water rises from 100°C (212°F) to 121°C (250°F). Since less water or liquid has to be heated, the food reaches its cooking temperature faster.