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5 Matching questions

  1. Uranium 235
  2. Turbines
  3. Reactor Vessel
  4. Atomic Bomb
  5. Fission
  1. a an unstable, fissionable isotope of uranium
  2. b Device that converts mechanical energy into electricity by spinning a copper coil inside a magnetic field
  3. c The part in the containment building where the fuel rods come together to begin the chain reaction, and where the control rods are placed in between the fuel rods to slow the chain reactions
  4. d A bomb developed in the 1940's by the US, uses critical mass of U-235 or plutonium to create uncontrolled chain reaction (fission) which releases massive amounts of energy, which causes catastrophic destruction
  5. e the process by which the nucleus of a heavy atom splits into two or more fragments; the process releases nuetrons and energy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Plant material, manure or any other organic matter that is used as an energy source
  2. The ability to do Work
  3. the process by which the nuclei of small atoms combine to form a new, more massive nucleus; the process releases energy
  4. energy produced by heat from the earth
  5. a stable non-fissionable isotope of uranium

5 True/False questions

  1. Ionizing RadiationRadiation which dislodges electrons form the molecules they hit causing them to change chemically and impair normal functions, effects: burned tissue, anemia, impaired cell division, cancer


  2. Organic FuelFuels that contain Carbon. Fossil Fuels and Biomass Fuels are both organic


  3. Nuclear Reactorfuels created from fissionable material


  4. Control RodsNeutron absorbing material that slows the chain reaction


  5. Wind TurbineA turbine powered by wind mills, this is an alternative or renewable energy source


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