Chemical Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering

16. 

Fast breeder reactors do not

A. use Th-232 as fissile fuel.
B. convert fertile material to fissile material.
C. use fast neutrons for fission.
D. use molten sodium as coolant.

Answer: Option A

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17. 

Thorium-232 is converted into uranium-233 in a/an __________ nuclear reactor.

A. thermal
B. fast breeder
C. heavy water moderated
D. enriched uranium

Answer: Option B

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18. 

Which of the following may not need a control rod ?

A. Liquid metal cooled reactor.
B. Fast breeder reactor.
C. Candu reactor.
D. None of these.

Answer: Option D

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19. 

One 'amu' is equivalent to

A. 9.31 MeV
B. 931 eV
C. 931 Mev
D. 931J

Answer: Option C

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20. 

Commercial power generation from fusion reactor is not yet possible, because

A. it is difficult to control fusion reaction.
B. the fuel required (e.g. deuterium and tritium) is scarce.
C. it is difficult to initiate fusion reaction.
D. quantity of fuel required for initiating fusion reaction is prohibitively high.

Answer: Option A

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