Nuclear energy MCQ

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Nuclear energy

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The % of the parent isotope remaining after 1 Half Life.
A
50%
B
25%
C
12.50%
D
6.25%
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When the strong force is not sufficient to hold unstable nuclei together permanently, .....
A
the nuclei decay
B
carbon-12 changes into carbon-14
C
a solid becomes a liquid
D
nuclear fusion occurs
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Solve this decay question: 14C6 -> ..... + 0$\beta$-1
A
14C7
B
13C6
C
14N7
D
15N7
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What percentage of natural energy is used in our world today?
A
30%
B
28%
C
16%
D
5%
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Chemical reactions are subject to the law of conservation of mass but nuclear reactions are not
  2. Technetium-99m has a half-life of about 6 hours.
  3. scientists know the full effect that leaked radiation from the Fukushima plant had on flora and fauna in the surrounding areas.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 1, 3
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The atomic mass of oxygen is 16. How many neutrons does oxygen have in its nucleus
A
16
B
4
C
8
D
32
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What fuel is used to create nuclear energy?
A
Carbon
B
Nitrogen
C
Oxygen
D
Uranium
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is Nuclear Fusion?
A
A nuclear reaction in which a heavy nucleus splits spontaneously or on impact with another particle, with the release of energy
B
A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy
C
The chemical element of atomic number 94, a dense silvery radioactive metal of the actinide series, used as a fuel in nuclear reactors and as an explosive in nuclear fission weapons
D
A device used to initiate and control a self-sustained nuclear chain reaction
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Nuclear power plants rely on which of the following reactions to generate energy?
A
Fusion
B
Half-life
C
Fission
D
Fusion or fission
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Control rods absorb .....
A
protons
B
electrons
C
neutrons
D
gamma radiation
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What did the Chernobyl plant have to vent hot air into the sky and reduce the temperature of the machines inside?
A
Chilled ion slurry
B
Coaxial nitrogen rotors
C
a smokestack
D
filtered freon depositors
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
All of the used nuclear fuel produced by America's nuclear industry over the last 60 years could fit on ..... at a depth of less than ..... yards.
A
a football field, 10
B
the trade towers , 24
C
a standard swimming pool, 11
D
an 18-wheeler trailer, 6
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
84% of crude oil is made up of
A
Carbon
B
Hydrogen
C
Sulfur
D
Nitrogen
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which isotope is used to treat nuclear reactions?
A
urnaium-235
B
uranium-238
C
cobalt-60
D
carbon-13
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A nuclear fission reaction occurs when a uranium-235 atom is bombarded with a neutron. This reaction is used to produce energy in a nuclear power plant. Why is it not possible to carry out a nuclear fusion reaction in a nuclear reactor?
A
A fusion reaction releases harmful rays
B
A fusion reaction is difficult to control
C
A fusion reaction requires extremely low temperature and pressure
D
A fusion reaction requires extremely high temperature and pressure
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is one similarity between fission and fusion?
A
Both has byproducts that are safe and easy to dispose of.
B
Both result in products that are radioactive
C
both results in products that has less mass that the reactants
D
None of the above
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is a CON (a disadvantage/ bad thing) about nuclear energy?
A
It causes global warming
B
It generates hazardous waste that can get people sick
C
Both of these are true
D
None of the above
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the unit of Nuclear Energy?
A
Electron Volt
B
Volt
C
Ampere
D
Coulomb
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The detonation of Hydrogen bomb is done by using .....
A
Dirty bomb
B
Neutron bomb
C
Hydrogen bomb
D
Atom bomb
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
nuclear energy is at relatively low cost.
A
con
B
pro
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
There are 20 questions to complete.