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Uranium: Definition & Uses

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The most abundant isotope of uranium is ______.

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1. The isotope of uranium that is used as the fuel in nuclear power plant reactors is ______.

2. Which of these statements is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of uranium and its uses. To pass the quiz you'll need to identify the most abundant isotope of uranium and the isotope of uranium that is used as the fuel in nuclear reactors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Uranium isotopes
  • Where uranium is created
  • Characteristics of uranium
  • Where uranium can be found in the U.S.

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the most abundant uranium isotope and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the isotope used in nuclear reactors
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related uranium lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more review the corresponding lesson called Uranium: Definition & Uses. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what uranium is
  • Identify the specific characteristics of uranium
  • Describe how many isotopes exist of uranium
  • Explain how uranium undergoes decay
  • Identify how uranium can be used
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