2019 Unit 7 Review
Check your understanding
Which of the following statements is FALSE? *
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Which of the following is NOT part of the nuclear fuel cycle? *
1 point
What happens to the uranium solution which is pumped from the ground by in situ recovery? *
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True or False: The equipment and tools they use inside a nuclear power plant is treated as low-level nuclear waste. *
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True or False: Nuclear energy is considered a non-renewable energy source. *
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True or False: The United States Navy has ships and submarines which are powered by nuclear energy. *
1 point
The half-life of radon gas is approximately four days. Four weeks after the introduction of radon into a sealed room, the fraction of the original amount remaining is closest to *
1 point
SCRAM is *
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Which type of coal has the highest energy density? *
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Natural gas is primarily *
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Which type of mining is potentially the most harmful to human health? *
1 point
Which of the following statements regarding petroleum is False? *
1 point
Which is NOT used in sustainable design in North America? *
1 point
Which of the following is NOT an example of a potentially renewable or nondepletable energy source? *
1 point
One particularly large nuclear power plant produces about 400 kilocuries of krypton per year. Krypton has a half-life of 10 years. How radioactive will the krypton waste generated at the power plant be after 30 years? *
1 point
Which of the following sources of energy does NOT employ the use of turbines? *
1 point
Uranium-235 is used in nuclear reactors because *
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Inside a reactor, a neutron strikes a uranium atom nucleus, which splits, releasing a great deal of energy and sending fragments of the nucleus speeding away in different directions. The single sequence of events is best described as an example of *
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The planned Yucca Mountain long-term storage facility for high-level radioactive waste is located in the state of *
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Of the following power plant components, which one is ONLY found in nuclear power plants? *
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After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated some of Japan's east coast, the Fukushima Daiichi power plant experienced an uncontrolled fission reaction when coolant stopped circulating around fuel rods, and emergency control measures did not adequately halt the process. Thus, the plant experienced a partial *
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Of the following alternative energy sources, which has the highest energy return on energy invested? *
1 point
Which of the following would NOT be used to make biodiesel? *
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Which of the following is NOT used as a biomass fuel? *
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Compared to ordinary gasoline, one disadvantage of ethanol is its *
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When burned, which of the following fossil fuels produces the smallest amount of carbon dioxide per unit of energy released? *
1 point
Although we do not have hydrogen gas readily available for use, we can separate the hydrogen from water using *
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Which of the following is NOT found as part of a CSP? *
1 point
How does the burning of fossil fuels contribute to the enhanced greenhouse effect? *
1 point
Which of the following is NOT matched correctly? *
1 point
Which of the following is NOT matched correctly? *
1 point
Hydrocarbons contain *
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