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5 Matching Questions

  1. Biomass Fuel
  2. Control Rods
  3. Photovoltaic Cells
  4. Law of Conservation of Energy
  5. Uranium 238
  1. a a stable non-fissionable isotope of uranium
  2. b Neutron absorbing material that slows the chain reaction
  3. c Plant material, manure or any other organic matter that is used as an energy source
  4. d Energy can not be created or destroyed, but it can change form
  5. e solar cells which convert the sun's energy into electrical energy

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the process by which the nucleus of a heavy atom splits into two or more fragments; the process releases nuetrons and energy
  2. Fuels that contain Carbon. Fossil Fuels and Biomass Fuels are both organic
  3. tower in which the extremely high temperature steam (from the light water plant design) is cooled and condensed back into water to be reused
  4. the minimum amount of radioactive material necessary for a chain reaction
  5. 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

5 True/False Questions

  1. Fuel RodsA substance from which energy is formed


  2. Wind TurbineDevice that converts mechanical energy into electricity by spinning a copper coil inside a magnetic field


  3. Fossil FuelNonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of organisms that lived long ago. i.e oil, coal, natural gas


  4. Hydroelectric Energyelectrical energy produced by the flow of water


  5. Chain Reactiona chemical reaction or other process in which the products themselves promote or spread the reaction, which under certain conditions may accelerate dramatically.


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