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Praxis Middle School Science: Technology & Society Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The charges on beta particles (Β - ), alpha particles (α) and gamma (γ) rays are _____ respectively.

Question 2 2. A radioactive substance ______.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is Yucca Mountain in Nevada known for?

Question 4 4. What is the term used to describe an accident that involves severe overheating of the nuclear reactor?

Question 5 5. Which particles are present in the nucleus of an atom?

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

Question 7 7. Which of these is not a real-life use of a radioactive substance?

Question 8 8. Which radioactive substance is used in smoke detectors?

Question 9 9. Which type of reaction is involved with nuclear reactors?

Question 10 10. Which of these materials will block gamma rays?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following terms describes an illness caused by exposure to a large dose of radiation over a short period of time?

Question 12 12. Which of these is not a type of dangerous radiation produced by radioactive substances?

Question 13 13. Why is nuclear power thought to be a 'climate friendly' form of energy?

Question 14 14. When does nuclear fusion occur?

Question 15 15. Why is it difficult to dispose of radioactive waste?

Praxis Middle School Science: Technology & Society Chapter Exam Instructions

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