Chemical Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering

6. 

Which of the following nuclear materials is fissile ?

A. Uranium-238
B. Thorium-232
C. Plutonium-239
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

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7. 

Extraction of uranium from its ore is done using __________ methods.

A. electrometallurgical
B. pyrometallurgical
C. chemical
D. physical beneficiation

Answer: Option C

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8. 

The main ore of uranium is

A. pitchblende
B. monazite sand
C. cassiterite
D. chalcopyrite

Answer: Option A

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9. 

Function of control rod in a nuclear reactor is to control

A. temperature
B. pressure
C. fuel consumption
D. absorption of neutrons

Answer: Option D

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10. 

The ratio of neutrons to protons of an element having a mass number and atomic number of 80 and 40 respectively is

A. 1
B. 0.5
C. 2
D. 4

Answer: Option A

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