Chemical Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering

16. 

Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) engaged in the mining & concentration of uranium ore is located at

A. Alwaye (in Kerala)
B. Jadugoda (in Jharkhand)
C. Kalpakkam (in Tamilnadu)
D. Gopalpur coast (in Orissa)

Answer: Option B

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17. 

'Heavy water' is termed as 'heavy' because it is

A. denser than water.
B. an oxide of deuterium.
C. a heavy liquid.
D. an oxide of heavier isotope of oxygen.

Answer: Option B

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18. 

A pressurised water reactor (PWR) uses pressurised water as a

A. coolant.
B. working fluid in power turbine.
C. moderator.
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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19. 

The phenomenon of radioactivity was discovered by

A. Madam Curie
B. Bacquerrel
C. Roentgen
D. J.J. Thomson

Answer: Option B

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20. 

Out of the following places, heavy water plant is not located at

A. Baroda
B. Ramagundam
C. Talcher
D. Tuticorin

Answer: Option B

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