The unit “TON” to specify air conditioners is equal to:

A. 10,000 BTU/hour
B. 12000 BTU/hour
C. 16000 BTU/hour
D. 26000 BTU/hour


Correct Answer: B. 12000 BTU/hour 

Detailed About MCQs

A ton is the cooling capacity of an air conditioning system. A one-ton air conditioner is rated at 12,000 Btu per hour (288,000/24).  One ton is equal to 288,000 Btu. 288,000/24 equals to amount of heat required (288,000 Btu) to melt one ton of ice in a 24-hour period.