A container is filled with water at 4°C. The water will overflow if the temperature of water is __: [A] Increased [B] Decreased [C] Increased or decreased [D] None of them [toggles][toggle title=”Answer”]
[C] Increased or decreased The reason is the anomalous expansion of water. The maximum density of water occurs at 4°C. So the water expands whether it is heated above 4°C or cooled below 4°C.