Test: Nuclear Power Plants - 3


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QUESTION: 1

The function of control rods in nuclear plants is to

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QUESTION: 2

Reactors designed for propulsion applications uses

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QUESTION: 3

Solid fuel for nuclear reactions may be fabricated into various small shapes such as

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QUESTION: 4

Match List-I (Materials) with List-II (Application) the following:
List-I
A. Plutonium-239
B. Thorium-232
C. Cadmium
D. Graphite
List-ll
1. Ferrite material
2. Control rods
3. Moderator
4. Fissile material
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       A B C D
   ​(a) 4 3 2 1
   (b) 2 1 4 3
   (c) 2 3 4 1
   (d) 4 1 2 3

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QUESTION: 5

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 6

Identify the type of reactor which converts a ferrite material into fissile isotopes:

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QUESTION: 7

Natural uranium is made up of

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There are many elements found in nature as mixture of isotopes of varying quantity such as naturally occurring Uranium called, natural Uranium
It is composed of
99.282%   U238
0.712%     U235
0.066%     U234
where the atomic number is 92 is all three cases.

QUESTION: 8

The unit of radioactivity is

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QUESTION: 9

The process by which a heavy nucleus is splitted into two light nuclei is known as

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QUESTION: 10

The most commonly used moderator in nuclear power plant is

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Moderator is used to slow down the neutrons as they come at very high velocity
Example of moderators
Ordinary hydrogen
Heavy water
Beryllium
Carbon etc.

QUESTION: 11

Energy released by the fission of one U-235 atom is nearly

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Energy released by fission reaction depends upon the type of reaction.
The reaction given as

This reaction yields 196 MeV energy as fission of U-235 takes place.

QUESTION: 12

A nuclear unit becoming critical means

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The moment, nuclear power plant starts producing nuclear power, it is said that nuclear power plant goes critical.

QUESTION: 13

Which one of the following types of nuclear reactor does not require a heat exchanger?

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Boiling water reactor

In boiling water reactor no heat exchanger is required a mixture of water and steam comes out through the core and steam is separated and allowed to expand in the turbine.

QUESTION: 14

In fast Breader Reactor

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QUESTION: 15

The risk of radioactive hazard is greatest in the turbine with the following reactor:

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