NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Reactions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is Yucca Mountain in Nevada known for?

Question 2 2. Which particles are present in the nucleus of an atom?

Question 3 3. Which of these is not a real-life use of a radioactive substance?

Question 4 4. Which of the following terms describes an illness caused by exposure to a large dose of radiation over a short period of time?

Question 5 5. Why is nuclear power thought to be a 'climate friendly' form of energy?

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Question 6 6. How does a nuclear reaction differ from a chemical reaction?

Question 7 7. Why is it difficult to dispose of radioactive waste?

Question 8 8. Which of these materials will block gamma rays?

Question 9 9. Which radioactive substance is used in smoke detectors?

Question 10 10. When does nuclear fusion occur?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is not a type of dangerous radiation produced by radioactive substances?

Question 12 12. What is the term used to describe an accident that involves severe overheating of the nuclear reactor?

Question 13 13. Which type of reaction is involved with nuclear reactors?

Question 14 14. A radioactive substance ______.

Question 15 15. The charges on beta particles (Β - ), alpha particles (α) and gamma (γ) rays are _____ respectively.

NYSTCE Chemistry: Nuclear Reactions Chapter Exam Instructions

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