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5 Matching questions

  1. Law of Conservation of Energy
  2. Reactor Vessel
  3. Critical Mass
  4. Ionizing Radiation
  5. High Level Radioactive Waste
  1. a Waste which gives off high amounts of ionizing radiation for a short time and, lower amounts for a long time, requires safe storage for 240,000 yrs
  2. b 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
  3. c Radiation 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
  4. d Energy can not be created or destroyed, but it can change form
  5. e the minimum amount of radioactive material necessary for a chain reaction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. energy produced by heat from the earth
  2. the part in a light water plant design where the reactor vessel, steam generator and back-up cooling water are held
  3. Reactor using fuel/control rods to create heat, used to make steam to eventually spin a turbine
  4. an accident in a nuclear reactor where the fuel overheats and melts the reactor core
  5. Device that converts mechanical energy into electricity by spinning a copper coil inside a magnetic field

5 True/False questions

  1. Control RodsNeutron absorbing material that slows the chain reaction

          

  2. Hydroelectric Energyenergy produced by heat from the earth

          

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

          

  4. Plutoniuma synthesized (man made) unstable, fissionable material

          

  5. Fuel RodsA substance from which energy is formed